Posts Tagged ‘Women’s Fiction’

REVIEW: You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi McFarlane

Sunday, June 15, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi McFarlane Contemporary Women’s Fiction published by Avon 25 Feb 14 This book has lots in it to like: it’s set in Manchester and written by a British author – so she ought to know her stuff; it features a diverse, mixed group of friends […]

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REVIEW: A Long Time Gone by Karen White

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of A Long Time Gone by Karen White Women’s Fiction published by Penguin Group 3 Jun 14 This is a heart-breaking novel of broken dreams and redemption with big-as-life characters who sucked me into their crushed hopes and wouldn’t let me go. There are times during the book that I felt I could […]

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REVIEW: Veil of Time by Claire R. McDougall

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Veil of Time by Claire R. McDougall Women’s Fiction – Paranormal/Time Travel published by Gallery Books 11 Mar 14 I’ve been a time travel fan for a number of years now. That’s what first drew me to this book, then it was the blurb. Therefore, I had high hopes. What I […]

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REVIEW: Never Say Goodbye by Susan Lewis

Monday, May 26, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Never Say Goodbye by Susan Lewis Contemporary Women’s Fiction published by Ballantine Books 08 Apr 14 I nearly gave up on this one in the first chapter, but I stubbornly persevered and managed to find some redeeming qualities to it in later chapters, not all attributable to the writing improving further […]

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REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: The Art of Floating by Kristin Bair O’Keeffe

Monday, April 28, 2014 0:00 3 Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Art of Floating by Kristin Bair O’Keeffe Women’s Psychological Literary Fiction published by Berkley 01 Apr 14 This is a rather odd sort of book, but the dreamy quality of the main narrative fits it perfectly. Small towns are notorious for being strange, but the location for The Art of […]

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REVIEW: Beach Plum Island by Holly Robinson

Friday, April 4, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Beach Plum Island by Holly Robinson Women’s Fiction published by NAL 1 Apr 14 What a great cast of characters Holly Robinson has created in this fun and touching novel. Three sisters from a fallen-apart family try to figure out their dynamics as they unravel their father’s dying words.

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REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: No One Could Have Guessed the Weather by Anne-Marie Casey

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 0:00 4 Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of No One Could Have Guessed the Weather by Anne-Marie Casey Women’s Fiction published by Berkley Trade 1 Apr 14 I’ve been trying to read outside my romance box lately and have, so far, had pretty good success. So I’m a bit surprised at my reaction to this book, so much so […]

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REVIEW: Scent of Butterflies by Dora Levy Mossanen

Thursday, March 6, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Scent of Butterflies by Dora Levy Mossanen Jewish Women’s Fiction published by Sourcebooks Landmark 07 Jan 14 Soraya, a Jewish Iranian woman from a rich and privileged background, is deeply in love with Aziz, her husband of twenty years. Together they have lived through their country’s political upheavals, with the support […]

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REVIEW: The Art of Falling by Kathryn Craft

Thursday, February 6, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Art of Falling by Kathryn Craft Women’s Fiction published by Sourcebooks Landmark 28 Jan 14 Did Penny jump fourteen stories after her world crashed in on her? Everyone in her life believes so, but you and Penny take the journey together from her recovery to her returning memories later in the […]

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REVIEW: The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles by Katherine Pancol

Thursday, January 23, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles by Katherine Pancol Women’s Fiction published by Penguin Books 31 Dec 13 This title sounded intriguing, so I picked this book over another about fairy tales, which, as it turns out, is the better choice in light of Stevie’s review on her book. As to what […]

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REVIEW: The Young Clementina by D.E. Stevenson

Monday, September 9, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Young Clementina by D.E. Stevenson Classic Women’s Fiction published by Sourcebooks Landmark 02 Jul 13 I was vaguely aware of D.E. Stevenson before this book came up for review, mainly through seeing her possibly better-known Miss Buncle’s Book, promoted on and off in book catalogues over the last couple of years. She […]

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REVIEW: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway

Thursday, August 22, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway Women’s Fiction published by Berkley Trade 2 July 13 I’ve decided lately that when offered a book outside the romance genre that sounds good, I’m going to expand my horizons and go for it. That worked well the last […]

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REVIEW: My Education by Susan Choi

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of My Education by Susan Choi Women’s Fiction published by Viking Adult 3 Jul 13 Reading a book that is full of the dark and twisted isn’t the book to read while on vacation. Having fun with friends and seeing new and exciting places could be what kept me from being fully […]

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REVIEW: The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice Contemporary Romance published by Pamela Dorman Books 2 Jul 13 I’ve taken some time after finishing this book to write my review, because I needed a little bit to think this story over. I enjoyed the book a lot, but I wish I’d made […]

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REVIEW: The Perfume Collector by Katharine Tessaro

Sunday, June 30, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of The Perfume Collector by Katharine Tessaro Women’s Fiction published by HarperCollins 14 May 13 I picked up this ARC because it had such a striking cover, and because the theme interested me. Perfume and memory. I wear old formula Guerlain perfumes, like Shalimar and Mitsouko, and I used to love Chamade, […]

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