Review: Montana Match

Synopsis: Thanksgiving in MontanaIs about family—and love!Thanksgiving is the perfect time for Fiona Harrison to turn her life around. And she is sure finding a suitable husband will please her newfound family in Montana. When a dating app sends her every dud in town, handsome bartender Simon Clarke offers to be her matchmaker. If only Simon fit... Continue Reading →

Review: Second Chance on Cypress Lane

Synopsis: In this heartwarming second-chance romance, a woman returns home and discovers that, when it comes to finding love, there's no place like home.When a romance gone wrong lands reporter Dakota Jones in the pages of the tabloids, her rising star crashes and burns. Instead of getting the weekend anchor job she'd been promised, she's... Continue Reading →

Review: The Last Story of Mina Lee

Synopsis: Margot Lee's mother, Mina, isn't returning her calls. It's a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown, LA, and finds that her mother has suspiciously died. The discovery sends Margot digging through the past, unraveling the tenuous invisible strings that held together her single mother's life as a Korean... Continue Reading →

Review: The Amish Midwife’s Hope

Synopsis: A midwife gets a second chance at having a family in this first installment of the new Amish romance series -- Hearts of Lancaster County -- from award-winning author Barbara Cameron.Rebecca Zook has always dreamed of being a midwife. It's a bittersweet occupation for an Amish widow who didn't have children before she lost her true... Continue Reading →

Review: Love by Casey Rislov

Synopsis: Love is patient, love is gentle and kind, love celebrates the joys of others. Inspired by the much-loved and well-known passage from the Bible (1 Corinthians 13:4-8), Love wraps little ones up in the embrace of gentle words and sweet illustrations. Author Casey Rislov and Illustrator Rachael Balsaitis are the award-winning team of Love is... Continue Reading →

Review: You Have a Match

Synopsis: From the beloved author of Tweet Cute comes Emma Lord's You Have a Match, a YA novel of family, friendship, romance and sisterhood…When Abby signs up for a DNA service, it’s mainly to give her friend and secret love interest, Leo, a nudge. After all, she knows who she is already: Avid photographer. Injury-prone tree climber. Best... Continue Reading →

Review: The Sowing Season

Synopsis: After he's forced to sell the family farm he's labored on his whole life, 63-year-old Gerrit Laninga doesn't know what to do with himself. He sacrificed everything for the land--his time, his health, his family--with nothing to show for it but bitterness, regret, and two grown children who want nothing to do with him.Fifteen-year-old... Continue Reading →

Review: Pivot

Synopsis: As girls, they bonded over broken homes and growing up in foster care.As women, they’re fighting for their lives, and loves, once more . . . MERI (Against the Heart)When Meriwether Jones takes her young daughter and runs from trouble in L.A., that trouble follows. By the time Meri reaches Spokane, she’s out of gas,... Continue Reading →

Review: Chaos Reigning

Synopsis: Interplanetary intrigue and romance combine in this electrifying finale to the Consortium Rebellion series.As the youngest member of her High House, Catarina von Hasenberg is used to being underestimated, but her youth and flighty, bubbly personality mask a clever mind and stubborn determination. Her enemies, blind to her true strength, do not suspect that... Continue Reading →

Review: A Very Merry Match

Synopsis: Melinda Curtis brings the spice for the holidays with this small-town romance featuring a woman who must maintain a secret identity and the man who begins falling for her. This holiday season, kindergarten teacher Mary Margaret Sneed never imagined she'd be unwrapping...herself. But a burlesque side gig is the young widow's only hope of... Continue Reading →

Review: Paris is Always a Good Idea

Synopsis: It's been seven years since Chelsea Martin embarked on her yearlong post-college European adventure. Since then, she's lost her mother to cancer and watched her sister marry twice, while Chelsea's thrown herself into work, becoming one of the most talented fundraisers for the American Cancer Coalition, and with the exception of one annoyingly competent... Continue Reading →

Review: The Moonshiner’s Daughter

Synopsis: Publisher's Weekly STARRED REVIEWBooklist STARRED REVIEWSouthern Literary Review January 2020 Book of the MonthGoodreads Most Popular Releases for December 2019MaryJane'sFarm Book Club PickSheReads Most Anticipated Women's Fiction 2020Southern Lady Book Club Pick for FebruarySet in North Carolina in 1960 and brimming with authenticity and grit, The Moonshiner's Daughter evokes the singular life of sixteen-year-old Jessie Sasser, a young woman determined to... Continue Reading →

Review: A Little Country Christmas

Synopsis: From matchmaking carolers to a festive lights competition, four bestselling authors explore the magic of the holidays in these heartwarming small towns. The Perfect Christmas by Carolyn BrownRugged cowboy Landon Griffin can't help being smitten by single mom Dixie Boudreaux and her baby girl. To help win their hearts, he wants to give them both... Continue Reading →

Review: My Kind of Earl

Synopsis: USA Today bestselling author Vivienne Lorret continues her charming new trilogy with a bluestocking whose search for information on the mating habits of scoundrels has her stumbling upon the missing heir to an earldom... in the London underworld.Jane Pickerington never intended to start a brawl in a brothel. She only wanted to research her book.... Continue Reading →

Review: Unbound

Synopsis: The sweeping, multigenerational story of two iron-willed women, a grandmother and granddaughter, Unbound is also a richly textured, turbulent portrait of the city of Shanghai in the twentieth century—a place where everyone must fight to carve out a place for themselves amid political upheaval and the turmoil of war.​Mini Pao lives with her sister and parents... Continue Reading →

Review: The Scotsman Who Saved Me

Synopsis: From New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell comes a brand new series featuring the MacEnroys, a family of seven strong, seductive Scottish brothers who have come to America with nerves of steel—and who will take no prisoners when it comes to love…  A brutal attack on Emily Stanton’s family has left her for dead . .... Continue Reading →

Review: Would I Lie to the Duke

Synopsis: When an ambitious entrepreneur pretends to be a lady of means, she catches the eye—and heart—of a duke... Jessica McGale's family business desperately needs investors, and she's determined to succeed at any cost. But she knows London's elite will never look twice at a humble farm girl like herself. Posing as “Lady Whitfield,” however,... Continue Reading →

Review: Rainy Day Friends

Synopsis: Following the USA Today bestseller, Lost and Found Sisters, comes Rainy Day Friends, Jill Shalvis’ moving story of heart, loss, betrayal, and friendship. Six months after Lanie Jacobs’ husband’s death, it’s hard to imagine anything could deepen her sense of pain and loss. But then Lanie discovers she isn’t the only one grieving his sudden passing. A serial... Continue Reading →

Review: Recipe for Persuasion

Synopsis: From the author of Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors comes another , clever, deeply layered, and heartwarming romantic comedy that follows in the Jane Austen tradition—this time, with a twist on Persuasion. Chef Ashna Raje desperately needs a new strategy. How else can she save her beloved restaurant and prove to her estranged, overachieving mother that she... Continue Reading →

Review: A Reckless Love

Synopsis: In the fine tradition established by her Southern grandmama, Aurora Daughtry has recently orchestrated the marriage of her eldest sister and facilitated her middle sister's engagement. She also rejoices in her part in transforming the family's dilapidated plantation manor into a luxurious and lucrative resort hotel. Just when it seems there is nothing left... Continue Reading →

Review: What Momma Left Behind

Synopsis: Worie Dressar is seventeen years old when influenza and dysentery ravage her Appalachian Mountain community in 1898, leaving behind a growing number of orphaned children with no way to care for themselves. Worie's mother has been secretly feeding a number of these little ones on Sourwood Mountain. But when she dies suddenly, Worie is... Continue Reading →

Review: The Love Scam

Synopsis: A sweet and sassy contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson. Rake Tarbell is in trouble. When the fabulously wealthy and carefree bachelor wakes up horribly hungover in Venice, it’s not something that would normally be a problem...except he has no idea how he got there from California. Or who stole his wallet.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Everlasting

Synopsis: From a supremely talented author comes this brilliant and inventive novel, set in Rome in four different centuries, that explores love in all its various incarnations and ponders elemental questions of good and evil, obedience and free will that connect four unforgettable lives. Spanning two thousand years, The Everlasting follows four characters whose struggles... Continue Reading →

Review: Creatures

Synopsis: On the eve of Evangeline’s wedding, a dead whale is trapped in the harbor of Winter Island, the groom may be lost at sea, and Evie’s mostly absent mother has shown up out of the blue. From there, in this mesmerizing, provocative debut, Evie remembers and reckons with her complicated upbringing in this lush, wild land off... Continue Reading →

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