The Invisible Husband of Frick Island, Colleen Oakley

The fishing village of Frick Island is cut off from the world. The islanders are proud. Piper Parrish has made it her home for most of her life, and she loves everything about living there. But when her husband Tom doesn’t return from a fishing trip, she doesn’t handle his loss. So much so that… Continue reading The Invisible Husband of Frick Island, Colleen Oakley

Aria’s Travelling Book Shop, Rebecca Raisin

I hadn't read book one before reading this, but I found you didn't need to because Raisin has made this series work flawlessly by making the books work alone and together. Aria has been a widow for three years. Not a day goes by that she doesn't think about TJ and what they shared. But… Continue reading Aria’s Travelling Book Shop, Rebecca Raisin

Write My Name Across the Sky, Barbara O’Neal

Sam and Willow are complete opposites. Sam is analytical and designs video games for a living. Willow is a musician, taking after their very famous mother, who was a singer. At the center of their lives is Gloria, their aunt who raised them after their mother died. Each sister is facing personal issues. For me,… Continue reading Write My Name Across the Sky, Barbara O’Neal

Shoulder Season, Christina Clancy

Shoulder Season follows the very naïve Sherri Taylor as she goes from caretaker for her mother to a Playboy bunny. Clancy explores some real-world issues that are still relevant today. Some of the text made me cringe, and that was clearly Clancy’s intent. “She wanted to convince Gwen that she wasn’t racist without coming across… Continue reading Shoulder Season, Christina Clancy

Flowers of Darkness, Tatiana de Rosnay

We’re some years into the future, and temperatures are consistently beyond what is comfortable. Technological advancements have grown by leaps and bounds, and life is easier using such technology. But what if those advancements are being used for nefarious reasons? That’s what we look at in this novel. I must confess that I almost didn’t… Continue reading Flowers of Darkness, Tatiana de Rosnay