Contemporary

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Title: My Sister, the Serial Killer Author: Oyinkan Braithwaite Publisher: Doubleday Format: eBook Publication Date: November 20, 2018 Overall: 5 out of 5 Source: Purchased Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. “Femi(…)

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Review

Title: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Author: Gail Honeyman Publisher:  Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Format: Audiobook Publication Date: May 9th, 2017 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Overdrive) No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking.(…)

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The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker Review

Title: The Simple Wild Author: K.A. Tucker Publisher: Atria Books Format: eBook Publication Date: August 7, 2018  Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased Calla Fletcher wasn’t even two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. Calla never(…)

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Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella Review

Title: Surprise Me Author: Sophie Kinsella Publisher:  The Dial Press Format: eBook Publication Date: February 13, 2018  Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Overdrive) #1 bestselling author Sophie Kinsella’s emotionally charged new standalone novel about marriage and family, and how those we love and know best can sometimes surprise us the most. After being together for ten years, Sylvie(…)

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Endless Water, Starless Sky by Rosamund Hodge Review

Title: Endless Water, Starless Sky Author: Rosamund Hodge Publisher: Balzer + Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: July 24, 2018 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss In the last days of the world, the walls of Viyara are still falling, and the dead are rising faster than ever. Juliet is trapped—ordered by Lord Ineo of the Mahyanai to sacrifice the remaining(…)

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Until It Fades by K.A. Tucker Review

Title: Until It Fades Author: K.A. Tucker Publisher:  Atria Books Format: eBook Publication Date: June 27, 2017  Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals: to give her five-year-old daughter a happy life and to never again be the talk of the town in Balsam, Pennsylvania: population two thousand(…)

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Hot Shot by Karina Halle

Title: Hot Shot Author: Karina Halle Publisher:  Metal Blonde Books Format: eBook Publication Date: January 09, 2018  Overall: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Publisher Delilah Gordon has a secret. She’s been in love with her best friend and the boy next door, Fox Nelson, since she was six years old. And while most of her friends and family know about(…)

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My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella Review

Title: My Not So Perfect Life Author: Sophie Kinsella Publisher:  Bantam Press Format: eBook Publication Date: February 7, 2017  Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars Source: Overdrive Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for(…)

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The After Life of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Title: The After Life of Holly Chase Author: Cynthia Hand Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: October 24, 2017 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then(…)

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Once and for All by Sarah Dessen

Title: Once and for All Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher:  Viking Books for Young Readers Format: eBook Publication Date: June 6, 2017  Overall: 4 out of 5 stars  Source: Overdrive As bubbly as champagne and delectable as wedding cake, Once and for All, Sarah Dessen’s thirteenth novel, is set in the world of wedding planning, where crises are routine. Louna, daughter of famed(…)

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