Adult Fiction, Romance

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory

Ages 18+

Royal Holiday

When Vivian Forest’s daughter Maddie invites her on her business trip to England as a stylist for a royal family member, she’s hesitant but reluctantly agrees. There, Vivian meets Malcom Hudson, a charming man who has been working for the Queen for years. They are taken with each other, and flirtation turns into a holiday fling. This charming British-American romance won’t disappoint Guillory fans!

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

ARC Reviews, YA Fiction

All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney

Grades 9- 12

All-American Muslim Girl

This is a fabulous coming of age story and very relevant to today’s society. A 16-year-old girl named Allie’s father is Arabic and Muslim by culture but doesn’t practice Islam. Her mother was Catholic but converted to Islam upon marrying her father. Allie wasn’t raised with religion, but when she meets some other Muslim girls at school, she becomes curious about her culture and Islam, and takes it upon herself to buy a Q’ran and see what it’s all about. A boy she’s been seeing, Wells, has a father who is famous for being bigoted against lots of people, including Muslims. Can Allie stand up for what she believes in or have to suffer in silence?

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.