When Dimple Met Rishi Book Review

Book: When Dimple Met Rishi Release date: May 30, 2017  Pages: 380 Publisher: Simon Pulse Source: Won in library giveaway Summary: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows…

Me Before You Book Review

Book: Me Before You Release date: December 31, 2012  Pages: 369 Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking Source: Bought from Half Price Books Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary young woman living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of…

The Sparrow Princess Book Review

Book: The Sparrow Princess Release date: November 26, 2016  Pages: 122 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Source: Review E-Copy from Story Cartel Summary:Set in the imaginary city of Calandra, “The Sparrow Princess” is a tale about choices made and the unforeseen consequences that come from thoughtlessness and an inability to let go of things that were…

The Kaiser’s Last Kiss Book Review

Book: The Kaiser’s Last Kiss Release date: January 3, 2017  Pages: 240 Publisher: Touchstone Publishing Source: Review Copy Summary: It is 1940 and the exiled monarch Kaiser Wilhelm is living in his Dutch chateau, Huis Doorn. The old German king spends his days chopping logs and musing on what might have been. When the Nazis invade…

Dark Horses Book Review

Book: Dark Horses Release date: September 13, 2016  Pages: 336 Publisher: Soho Teen Source: Review Copy Summary: Merritt Wenner has been self-destructing ever since the tragic deaths of her grandmother and her horse, and after an epic all-night bender she walks out of the SAT and disappears. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her…

Mata Hari’s Last Dance Book Review

Book: Mata Hari’s Last Dance Release date: July 19, 2016  Pages: 288 Publisher: Touchstone Publishing Source: Review Copy Summary: Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom…or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she’s been arrested on: treason…

Make A Choice Book Review

Book: Make A Choice Release date: June 7, 2016  Pages: 144 Publisher: Ensign Peak Source: Review Copy Summary: Jeff Benedict has seen both good and bad in his career as a journalist. Some of the best are the extraordinary people he has met who have made deliberate choices to live happier lives despite the extreme hardship…

Welcome to Last Chance Book Review

Book: Welcome to Last Chance (A Place to Call Home #1) Release date: August 2013  Pages: 288 Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Source: Review Copy Summary:The red warning light on her car dashboard drove Lainie Davis to seek help in the tiny town of Last Chance, New Mexico. But as she encounters the people who…

In Perfect Time Book Review

Book: In Perfect Time (Wings of the Nightingale #3) Release date: August 5, 2014  Pages: 404 Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Source: Review Copy Summary: Bold, sophisticated, and coy, Army Air Force flight nurse Lt. Kay Jobson collects hearts wherever she flies, leaving men pining in airfields all across Europe. So how can ruggedly handsome C-47…

All Summer Long Book Review

Book: All Summer Long: A San Francisco Romance Release date: June 7, 2016  Pages: 315 Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Source: Review Copy Summary: Though it means giving up the chef’s job at her uncle’s small town Italian restaurant in Washington, Tia D’Amico is thrilled to move to San Francisco to help her aunt with a…

The Longest Ride Book Review

Book: The Longest Ride Release date: September 17, 2013  Pages: 398 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Source: Bought from a Used Bookstore Summary: Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash. Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles…

A Beauty Refined Book Review

Book: A Beauty Refined Release date: July 5, 2016  Pages: 320 Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Source: Review Copy from Publisher Summary: Phoebe Von Bergen is excited to accompany her father when he travels from Germany to purchase sapphires in Montana. Little does she know that her father’s plans–for the gemstones and his daughter–are not what…