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 →

Review: Dovetail by Karen McQuestion

Synopsis: From the bestselling author of Hello Love comes a spellbinding new novel of enduring love, family secrets, and mysterious death. Joe Arneson’s ordinary life is upended by troubling dreams of himself as a different man in another place and time. It isn’t until he visits his estranged grandmother, Pearl, in her Wisconsin hometown that... Continue Reading →

Review: Deadly Fate

Synopsis: Alaska—the final frontier?  When Clara Avery, an entertainer working on the Fate, an Alaskan cruise ship, goes to nearby Bear Island, she comes across a scene of bloody mayhem. She also comes across Thor Erikson, who will soon be a member of the FBI's elite paranormal unit, the Krewe of Hunters. Thor's been sent... Continue Reading →

Review: Danielle: Chronicles of A Superheroine

Synopsis: USA Today Top 150 Best Seller Publishers Weekly Best Seller Ray Kurzweil, legendary inventor and author of New York Times bestsellers The Singularity is Near and How to Create a Mind, has created inventions and ideas that have changed human civilization. PBS called him "One of the revolutionaries who made America," and Inc. magazine... Continue Reading →

Review: Second Chance for the Single Dad

Synopsis: She’ll save him a dance… …if he follows his heart. Dance teacher Camile Wynn has a new student. Reclusive Rhys McGrath is learning to waltz so he can take his orphaned niece to a father-daughter dance. Camile is surprised by her connection with him, but there’s a generous heart behind Rhys’s awkward exterior. When... Continue Reading →

Review: The Sea Glass Cottage

    Synopsis: Emotional and deeply satisfying. I savoured every page Sarah Morgan New York Times Bestselling Author The life Olivia Harper always dreamed of isn’t so dreamy these days. The 16-hour work days are unfulfilling and so are things with her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when she hears that her estranged mother, Juliet, has... Continue Reading →

Review: Standoff by Patricia Bradley

    Synopsis: The Natchez Trace National Parkway stretches 444 miles from Nashville to Natchez, the oldest town on the Mississippi River. It's the perfect road for a relaxed pleasure drive. Unfortunately for park ranger Luke Fereday, lately it's being used to move drugs. Sent to Natchez to infiltrate the organization at the center of... Continue Reading →

Review: Island Affair by Priscilla Oliveras

Synopsis: Sought-after social media influencer Sara Vance, in recovery from an eating disorder, is coming into her own, with a potential career expansion on the horizon. Despite the good news, her successful siblings (and their perfect spouses) have a way of making her feel like the odd one out. So, when her unreliable boyfriend is... Continue Reading →

Review: Revelations of a Secret Princess

Synopsis: A princess in disguise… To find her precious daughter, stolen from her at birth, Princess Carolina will do anything. Including masquerading as a nanny! Jake Maynard, her daughter’s uncle, is all that’s standing in the way of the reunion Caro has yearned for. If only her body got the message he’s the enemy… Caro... Continue Reading →

Review: The Earl Takes a Fancy

Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath pens another richly satisfying romance in her Sins for all Seasons series.She’s looking for a nobleman to wed…Though born out of wedlock, Fancy Trewlove is determined to fulfill her mother’s wish that she marry into nobility. Fancy’s keen intellect and finishing school manners make her the perfect... Continue Reading →

Review: His Secret Mistress

Synopsis: At the Logical Men's Society—an exclusive bachelor's club—brandy flows like water, bawdy stories abound, and a gentleman tempted to marry is always persuaded to reconsider...Brandon Balfour made the mistake of trusting his heart to the exquisite, strong-willed actress, Kate Addison, with whom he shared one intimate night before fate intervened. Now a decade later,... Continue Reading →

Review: Hunting for a Highlander

Synopsis: Four Buchanan brothers have found their brides…only three more to go in this scintillating romance from New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands… Lady Dwyn Innes feels utterly out of place among the eligible women who've descended on Buchanan Keep, vying for the attention of the last unmarried brothers. She isn't long-legged and slender... Continue Reading →

Review: Scot Under the Covers

Synopsis: The second in the seductive new Scottish historical romance Wild Wicked Highlanders series from New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Enoch! In Scot Under the Covers, a resourceful English lady and a hot-blooded Highlander join forces to trick a scoundrel, and every rule will be broken! Miranda Harris is known for her charm, wit,... Continue Reading →

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