Category: contemporary women’s fiction.

Book Review: The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

Book Review: The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

The blurb on the cover of Jennifer Weiner’s latest book The Summer Place reads “The undisputed boss of the beach read” (The New York Times), and based on the drawing of a woman lazily floating around in a hot pink inflatable doughnut on the water,...
Book Review: The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

Book Review: The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

Another book about books – my favourite! Although I should mention that the titular book is a plot device, rather than a major theme. But this reference certainly piqued my interest, which shot this novel to the top of an otherwise teetering pile of historical...
Book Review: Would I Lie to You? by Aliya Ali-Afzal

Book Review: Would I Lie to You? by Aliya Ali-Afzal

I had been reading a string of heavy books lately, and felt as though I deserved a little indulgent reading, which for me can be a cozy mystery, or a domestic thriller. I leaned into the thriller/suspense category and picked up Would I Lie To You? by Aliya Ali-Afzal,...
Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

When I originally received this book for review, I dismissed it thinking it was YA, which I don’t normally read except under special circumstances. But after seeing it appear on more than one ‘notable spring books’ list, I thought I’d give it a...
Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

This book was sent to me months ago, and I’ll admit I didn’t have immediate plans to read it simply because I had so many other thrillers ready to go on my shelf. But then, Lucky by Marissa Stapley was chosen by Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club, and I...