Womens Fiction

Sun, Sea, the billionaire and me by Harmony Knight Book Review

Sun, Sea, the billionaire and me by Harmony Knight is a sweet and hot billionaire romance. Accounting intern Fran works for a boss from hell, but if she can just survive the one-year internship she’ll get the job that is sure to launch of her career. Luckily for her her best friend Robbie is getting married to a tech billionaire Matt, and has gifted her a couture bridesmaids dress that

The Hope Chest by Carolyn Brown Book Review

The Hope Chest by Carolyn Brown is a story about new beginnings and healing from generational trauma. There is also some sweet romance thrown in which keeps the book light and hopeful. After the death of their grandmother Nessa, Flynn and April return to Blossom, Texas to discover what her Will holds. the cousins discover that their grandmother Lucy has left them her home and a locked hope chest. To get into

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton Book Review

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton is a story about three women, Dorothy and Laurel, told over the 73 years that spans 1938 to 2011. The Secret Keeper is a story that shows how the decisions of one person can impact the next generation. Dorothy is strong-willed and hugely selfish in many ways, she is determined that she is meant for greatness and goes moves to London to be a companion to

The Obituary Society by Jessica L. Randall Book Review

The Obituary Society by Jessica L. Randall is a paranormal novel and the first book in the Obituary Society series. Lila Moore’s grandfather has passed away leaving her his house in Auburn. She moves into the small town to take care of his estate and is welcomed with open arms by her aunt Ada, her friend Gladys and some other locals like Max, Gladys’ grandson, his daughter Juniper; Asher, a handsome

The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Book Review

The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is a historical fiction novel that moves between 2011 Maine and Depression-era Minnesota, exploring the trauma experienced by orphans in those days and how unlikely people can share deep connections. There was once a time between 1854 to 1929 when children who were orphans or given over to the state to take care of were put on trains that travelled from the big

Modern Magick, The Road to Farringale by Charlotte E. English Book Review

Modern Magick, The Road to Farringale by Charlotte E. English is the first book in the Modern Magick urban fantasy series. Cordelia “Ves” Vesper works for the Society for Magickal Heritage, tasked with keeping British magic alive. Together with a misfit team made up of a new recruit, a necromancer and the most handsome troll alive, Ves has to get to the bottom of a magical disease decimating the troll population of

The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter Book Review

The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter is for me a (late) coming-of-age story about a woman in her 50s as she embarks on an adventure that makes her re-evaluate her life and why it’s not the one she dreamed of. While that description may sound a little depressing, the book itself is not, is vivacious and hopeful. When her young niece absconds on her wedding day with a valuable family heirloom,

Life and Other Near-Death Experiences by Camille Pagán Book Review

Life and Other Near-Death Experiences by Camille Pagán is a romance book about a woman going through some major life changes. Libby Miller’s life is over. And no she’s not being dramatic. Firstly her husband and high-school sweetheart comes out as gay and secondly her doctor has called her with the news that she has terminal cancer, similar to that one that killed her mother when she was a child. Refusing treatments and

The Old Girls' Network by Judy Leigh Book Review

The Old Girls’ Network by Judy Leigh is an uplifting novel about two sisters in their seventies reconnecting after a lifetime of butting heads due to their vastly different personalities. Good-natured Pauline’s peaceful life in an idyllic English village is about to be disrupted as her outspoken sister Barbara moves in to convalesce after an illness. Village life is not what Barbara is used to and when Pauline brings home

Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau Book Review

Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau is a historical thriller set on the Brooklyn shore during the gilded age. Twenty-year-old heiress Peggy Batternberg would rather spend her summer working in a Manhattan bookshop rather than socialising with her family and the moneyed elite on the shore. However, it’s 1911 and her late father’s debt means that Peggy needs to tow the line and join the family for the summer as her sister is