women’s fiction

Book Review: The Antidote for Everything by Kimmery Martin

Friendship, romance, and a story ripped from the headlines make this a page-turner.
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Book Review: The Queen of Hearts By Kimmery Martin

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS By: Kimmery Martin Published: February 13, 2018 – Paperback February 5, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Women’s Fiction I have always loved reading books with a medical setting, either fiction or non-fiction. One of my all-time-favorite TV shows is ER and I’ve seen every episode. So, when I read the synopsis for this…
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Book Review and Author Interview: Heart Land By Kimberly Stuart

  HEART LAND By: Kimberly Stuart Published: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Howard Books – Simon & Schuster Fiction/Women’s Fiction   * This article first appeared in The Cedar Rapids Gazette on Sunday, July 15, 2018. * Returning home to Iowa is not exactly what Grace Kleran had in mind. She never looked back after high…
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Book Review: Granted By Angela Correll

GRANTED May Hollow Trilogy #3 By: Angela Correll Published: November 22, 2017 Publisher: Koehler Books Fiction/Women’s Fiction/Christian Fiction I first became familiar with Angela Correll’s writing back in 2013 with her first book in this May Hollow series, GROUNDED. In that story, we met Annie, a flight attendant who went back to Kentucky after losing…
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Book Review: The Sunshine Sisters By Jane Green

THE SUNSHINE SISTERS By: Jane Green Published: June 6, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Women’s Fiction Jane Green is a leading author for those looking for laughter, a bit of drama, and a touch of romance. She is the Queen of women’s fiction and has a loyal group of readers. I read her latest, FALLING, as well…
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Book Review: How to Change A Life By Stacey Ballis

HOW TO CHANGE A LIFE  By: Stacey Ballis Published: August 15, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Fiction Three Chicago freshmen meet on the first day of school in English class and become the best of friends thanks to their beloved teacher, Mrs. O’Conner. But, now that they are adults, life has pulled them apart a bit. Lynne…
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Book Review: The Garden of Small Beginnings By Abbi Waxman

THE GARDEN OF SMALL BEGINNINGS By: Abbi Waxman Published: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Books Fiction You would think that a novel about a woman recently widowed by her much-too-young husband’s horrific accident and her sudden entrance into the world of single motherhood would be too sad to read. I may have put this one…
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Book Review and Author Interview: The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay by Kelly Harms

THE MATCHMAKERS OF MINNOW BAY: A Novel By: Kelly Harms Published: August 9, 2016 Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Fiction/Contemporary Fiction Kelly Harms’ sophomore novel focuses on Lily, an artist, who has lived her life relying on others to clean up her life-messes. Her best friend, Renee, doesn’t seem to have much time for her in her…
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Book Review: Falling By Jane Green

FALLING: A Love Story By: Jane Green Published: July 19, 2016 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Romance Romance novels aren’t usually my first choice, but sometimes it is nice to work in a lighter read. After reading the premise of this one, I thought this one might be a bit different. It isn’t your typical love story. It’s…
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Book Review: Modern Girls By Jennifer S. Brown

MODERN GIRLS A Novel By: Jennifer S. Brown Published: April 5, 2016 Publisher: NAL Historical Fiction/Women’s Fiction I have read many books set during this turbulent time in our history, but nothing that has tackled the delicate subject of unexpected pregnancies in a mother AND a daughter.  The setting is 1935, New York City. The…
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