All These Bodies

ALL THESE BODIES Written by Kendare Blake Published by Quill Tree Books, September 21, 2021 My star rating – 2 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Summer 1958. A gruesome killer plagues the Midwest, leaving behind a trail of bodies completely drained of blood.  Michael Jensen, an aspiring journalist whose father happens to be the town sheriff, never…

Well Matched

WELL MATCHED (Well Met #3) Written by Jen Deluca Published by Berkley, October 19, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Single mother April Parker has lived in Willow Creek for twelve years with a wall around her heart. On the verge of being an empty nester, she’s decided to move on from…

White Smoke

WHITE SMOKE Written by Tiffany D. Jackson Published by Katherine Tegen Books, September 14th, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Marigold is running from ghosts. The phantoms of her old life keep haunting her, but a move with her newly blended family from their small California beach town to the embattled Midwestern…

Witch Please

WITCH PLEASE (Fix-it Witches #1) Written by Ann Aguirre Published by Sourcebooks, September 7th, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Danica Waterhouse is a fully modern witch—daughter, granddaughter, cousin, and co-owner of the Fix-It Witches, a magical tech repair shop. After a messy breakup that included way too much family “feedback,” Danica…

Under The Whispering Door

UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR Written by T.J Klune Published by Tor Books, September 21, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars, infinity, perfection! THE SYNOPSIS: When a reaper comes to collect Wallace Price from his own funeral, Wallace suspects he really might be dead. Instead of leading him directly to the afterlife, the reaper takes…

Malibu Rising

MALIBU RISING Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Ballantine Books, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel;…

One Last Stop

ONE LAST STOP Written by Casey McQuiston Published by St Martin’s Griffin, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go…

Talk Bookish To Me

TALK BOOKISH TO ME Written by Kate Bromley Published by Graydon House, May 25th, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Kara Sullivan’s life is full of love—albeit fictional. As a bestselling romance novelist and influential bookstagrammer, she’s fine with getting her happily-ever-after fix between the covers of a book. But right now?…

Little Fires Everywhere

LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE Written by Celeste Ng Published by Penguin Press, September 12, 2017 My star rating – 2 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned–from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on…