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A Week at the Lake by Wendy Wa...

<i>A Week at the Lake</i> by Wendy Wax

  I normally love Wax’s books. Her previous ones have been largely about women and their friendships through odd circumstances or despite them. This one was enjoyable – don’t get me wrong – it was just a liiiiiiitle more angsty than I found fully necessary. The angst comes from keeping secrets, and regular readers know […]

Everything, Everything by Nico...

<i>Everything, Everything</i> by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything is an arresting YA novel from Nicola Yoon that is both a completely conventional YA (girl is shy and in her shell, boy brings girl out of shell, etc.) and a surprising subversion of the genre.  When we first meet Maddie, she’s the girl in the bubble. She hasn’t left her house since […]

This One Moment by Mila Grey

<i>This One Moment</i> by Mila Grey

  This One Moment is a lovely, believable romance about an injured veteran coming back from Iraq and an intern at his rehab hospital. Didi is a trainee therapist assigned to the hospital for a PhD internship. Walker is a patient, suffering from physical and emotional injuries after loosing almost his entire unit to an ambush […]

Even the Score by Kate Meader

<i>Even the Score</i> by Kate Meader

  Even the Score is the first in Meader’s new Tall, Dark and Texan series and is about Tess and Hunter. These two have a complicated history – Tess broke up Hunter’s wedding to her best friend several years ago. When they meet again by happenstance, it turns out that he’s found a way for her to […]

Has to Be Love by Jolene Perry

<i>Has to Be Love</i> by Jolene Perry

  Has to Be Love is a YA releasing in September and one worth putting on your list. Clara is an aspiring writer who lives in Knik, Alaska – which sounds to be in the middle of absolutely nowhere – with a dream of going to Columbia University. She has a lovely sounding boyfriend, Elias, a doting […]

Thrown by Love by Pamela Aares

<i>Thrown by Love</i> by Pamela Aares

  Thrown by Love is the second in the Tavonesi series and this one focuses on Scotty and Chloe. Scotty has just been traded from the team he’s been with forever and is not exactly thrilled with it. Chloe is a physicist, but is not super comfortable in the academic world, often feeling uncomfortable with the […]

Conscience by Cecilia London

<i>Conscience</i> by Cecilia London

I’m a writer as well as a reader, so I know how annoying and borderline offensive it is to authors to have someone scream at them to write faster. I do. I promise. That being said. WRITE FASTER, LONDON. FAAAASSSSTTEERRRRRRRR. Holy hell, this book series. I’ve started ordering my friends to read this, sending text […]

Dissident by Cecilia London

<i>Dissident</i> by Cecilia London

  Christ on a cracker, y’all – THIS BOOK. No shit, THIS BOOK. Do you enjoy dystopian fiction like Hunger Games or Divergent but wish all the good dystopians weren’t about teenagers? Can you not get enough of House of Cards? Or wish the West Wing was still happening? Into reading detailed marathon sex sessions between consenting adults? Then pick up this series […]

Awake by Natasha Preston

<i>Awake</i> by Natasha Preston

  Awake is an odd book at first. You know that the new boy, Noah, who is interested in our girl Scarlett is a bit off. He’s a little too attentive, a little too perfect. My internal “stalker!” sensors were going off, until it’s revealed that Noah has actually been sent by someone to make Scarlett fall in love […]

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