Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The End of Her by Shari LaPena

Ages 18+

The End of Her by Shari Lapena: 9781984880512 | PenguinRandomHouse ...

This book is filled with twists and turns I didn’t see coming and I couldn’t put this one down! Patrick is happily married to Stephanie, who has just had newborn twin girls. Neither of them can get a wink of sleep, but no matter, because they are happier than ever. Then Erica Voss comes into their lives and everything changes. She is Patrick’s ex-lover who he was sleeping with during the marriage to his late ex-wife Lindsay. Erica is determined to make Patrick’s life hell, and will stop at nothing to do it.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel

Ages 18+

The Wedding Dress: A Novel

Danielle Steel’s novel spans from 1928 to the 1960s, following a family for generations. Starting with Eleanor’s coming out ball, this is her marriage story and the story of her children and her children’s children. I was engrossed in it from beginning to end. This was a lovely book that all generations will enjoy!

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Ages 18+

Home Before Dark

Maggie Holt’s father wrote a horror memoir and she is trying to figure out if what he wrote is really true or not. He is gone now, and all she has is the book to go on. Readers of Sager’s new thriller will read Maggie’s point of view as well as chapters of her father’s book for a delicious ghost story that won’t be soon forgotten.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

Ages 18+

A Walk Along the Beach: A Novel by [Debbie Macomber]

This is a sweet story about two sisters, Harper and Willa, who own a coffee shop together. The two sisters have been through a lot: they lost their mother at a young age, awordnd their father is overcome with grief, and Harper is in remission from cancer. Then Sean O’Malley walks into their shop, and their lives. Harper insists that Willa give Sean a chance, and they begin a relationship. Readers will be enchanted by Macomber’s story of family and love.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book. 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Ages 18+

The Safe Place

Emily has just lost her job and her talent agent, and she’s at a loss of what to do next. Then her former boss, Scott Denny, tells her she was fired in error, but that he has a better position for her in mind: to be his personal assistant/nanny/housekeeper on his estate in France, where he lives with his wife and young daughter. Emily is hesitant at first but figures, what choice does she have? She goes for it. She soon realizes that she should have listened to her gut: the Dennys are hiding something, and it’s big. Plus, she hasn’t been able to leave in weeks and is beginning to feel trapped there. Will she ever escape?

Thanks to the author for a review copy of this book. It is out July 14th, 2020!

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Ages 18+

Big Summer

An excellent book about body positivity filled with twists and turns! Daphne has been big for her whole life, and whether it was kids in school or her own grandmother, she was teased and made to feel bad about herself because of her weight. Now as an adult, she is an influencer on Instagram and has just landed a new job in the fashion world, tasked with taking photos and promoting the clothes. In addition, Drue Cavanaugh, her frenemy from her school days is getting married and asks Daphne to be her maid of honor after a less than stellar apology for how she treated her back in the day. Will Daphne forgive her and be able to move on?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez

Ages 18+

The Happy Ever After Playlist

Sloan Monroe finds a lost puppy named Tucker and is having trouble tracking down his owner. When she finally does weeks later, she finds out that he and his band are on tour in Australia. Jason wants Tucker back, but after all this time caring for him, Sloan isn’t going to give him back without a fight. 

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, Romance

Virgin River by Robyn Carr

Ages 18+

Virgin River (Virgin River, #1)

Now a Netflix original series, Virgin River is in the vein of Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove. Mel Monroe is a big-time nurse practitioner from L.A. who is looking to escape her harried past. She finds herself in small-town Virgin River working with the town doctor who is nearing retirement. She realizes her mistake in moving early on, and would have left long ago if it weren’t for an abandoned newborn on the front steps of the clinic, and friendly face Jack Sheridan who is proving a valuable friend – and maybe more – to Mel.  

Adult Fiction, Romance

If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Ages 18+

If I Never Met You

Laurie is devastated when her boyfriend of 18 years ends things. She feels utterly lost when she finds out he got another girl pregnant and is staying with her. When Laurie and her colleague Jamie Carter become stuck in an elevator together for hours, the two cook up a story to pretend to date – she is looking to start a rumor with a new man on the horizon and he needs a girlfriend to impress his bosses. It’s the perfect scenario and they turn to social media to make their story believable.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

Girls of Summer by Nancy Thayer

Ages 18+

Girls of Summer

Lisa Hudson is a divorcee with two adult children of her own named Juliet and Theo. The three of them all get love stories and romance ensues on Nantucket. Lisa is taken with her carpenter, Mack Whitney, despite the fact that she is ten years older than he. Juliet meets newcomer Ryder Hastings who is looking for a new adventure, and Theo falls for Mack’s daughter Beth, but will it work out for everyone involved?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.