Category «Book Reviews»

Single Sundays: A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn

Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Talia fell under a spell…Jack broke the curse. I was told to beware the accursed spindle, but it was so enchanting, so hypnotic… I was looking for a little adventure the day I ditched my tour group. But finding a comatose town, with a hot-looking chick asleep in it, was so not …

Single Sundays: Cloaked by Alex Flinn

Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with the curse. And the frognapping. And one hot-looking …

Single Sundays: Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle

Single Sundays: On Sundays, I review a stand-alone book that is not a part of a series. Here is this week’s offering: Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Miranda has Shakespeare in her blood: she hopes one day to become a Shakespearean actor like her famous parents. At least, she does until her …

Single Sundays: Alternity by Mari Mancusi

Single Sundays: On Sundays, I review a stand-alone book that is not a part of a series. Here is this week’s offering: Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Imagine waking up in a post-apocalyptic, nightmare world–and being told your whole life is but a dream. Skye Brown thought she was your typical teen–good grades, hot boyfriend, and an …

Book Review: Violins of Autumn by Amy McAuley

Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): When the Germans begin bombing London in World War II, Betty is determined to do her part. Instead of running air raid drills like most girls her age, she lies about her age and trains to become a spy. Now known by her secret agent persona, Adele Blanchard, she finds herself parachuting …

Book Review: A Black Tie Affair by Sherril Bodine

Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Fashion curator Athena Smith will do anything to get her perfectly manicured hands on the Clayworth family’s celebrated couture collection for her exhibit. So when she’s called in to make sure the gowns are the real deal, she’s ecstatic…until a dress she’s examining turns out to be loaded with toxins (talk about …

Book Review: Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

Synopsis (from Chapters.ca): Lottie just knows that her boyfriend is going to propose during lunch at one of London’s fanciest restaurants. But when his big question involves a trip abroad, not a trip down the aisle, she’s completely crushed. So when Ben, an old flame, calls her out of the blue and reminds Lottie of …

Book Review: Before you Go by Clare James

PLEASE NOTE: This is now a part of a connected series. This review will be updated appropriately shortly! (May 12, 2014)  Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Paralyzed by the past and terrified of the future, Tabitha Kelly is broken. After a public sex scandal at her college, Tabby moves to a new city with a new school, …

Book Review: The Taming by Teresa Toten

Synopsis (from Goodreads.com): Katie likes to believe she’s invisible. It seems much safer than being exposed as she is–shy, poor, awkward. So getting up on stage in the school production of The Taming of the Shrew should be complete torture. But as Katie tells it, something totally unexpected happened when she stepped on stage: “My …