Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber

Ages 18+

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Debbie Macomber’s new novel follows best friends Jenna and Maureen as they rediscover themselves and search for love. Jenna has been a divorcee for the last 20 years, and finds herself with an empty nest as both of the children she raised as a single mother are now off at college.

When Jenna’s elderly mother falls and breaks her hip, she meets Dr. Rowan Lancaster, who instantly takes a linking to her.

Maureen is a librarian with a not-so-secret admirer who jokingly calls her Marian the Librarian whenever stops by the library to see her on his lunch break.

The two women, although maintaining their own lives, support each other the way a best friend should.

Macomber’s fans won’t be disappointed!

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

ARC Reviews, Children

The Lost Boy’s Gift by Kimberly Willis Holt

Grades 3 – 6 

When his parents get divorced, Daniel has to move across the country with his mom. He is hurt and angry, and has lots of negative feelings about what’s happening in his life right now. Things start to look up, however, when he meets the people who live on his street – the mailman, the Lemonade Girl, and even two creatures he befriends. What a heartwarming story!

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

ARC Reviews, Romance, Series, YA Fiction

No Place Like Here by Christina June

Grades 9 – 12

No Place Like Here

The third in the series, this book follows Ashlyn, whose life is turned upside down when her father is sent to jail for tax evasion and her mother goes to rehab. She has just come home from boarding school and is looking forward to spending the summer relaxing with her BFF Tatum, but the unforeseen circumstances lead her to work with a cousin she’s never met at a retreat center for kids instead. Can she make it work or will it be the worst summer of her life?

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

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance, Series

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory

Ages 18+

The Wedding Party

Jasmine Guillory has done it again! The third book in the Wedding Date series, this book was just as steamy as the first two. Maddie and Theo, two of Alexa’s best friends, hate each other, and they have sworn each other off. That is, until they sleep together, and then insist it’s a mistake. The only problem is, neither can stop thinking about the other. Try as they may, Maddie and Theo can’t keep their hands off each other. They keep seeing each other, but do it behind Alexa’s back. They’re convinced this will work forever, but something’s gotta give!

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

ARC Reviews, YA Fiction

Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina June

Grades 9 – 12

Everywhere You Want to Be

I couldn’t put this book down! Matilda (Tilly) Castillo has temporarily moved to New York for the summer to partake in a contemporary dance competition led by a famous dancer, with dreams of making a career out of dancing. The problem is that Tilly’s mom is expecting her to attend Georgetown in the fall. Full of drama between her new nemesis and dance teammate Sabrina and love she never expected to find, Everywhere You Want to Be is a true winner! Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

Carnegie Hill by Jonathan Vatner

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Pepper has no career and no kids, and she decides to look to her neighbors who have been married for years while deciding whether or not to stay with her boyfriend Rick. Doing so, however, leads her to understand that not everyone has the perfect marriage as she first thought. This is a lovely coming of age story for all to enjoy. Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.