With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

Month: October 2020

October 21, 2020

Return to Virgin River

Return to Virgin River by Robyn Carr Published October 13, 2020 Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance Kaylee Sloan’s home in Southern California is full of wonderful memories of the woman who raised her. But the memories are prolonging her grief over her mother’s recent death. A successful author, Kaylee hoped she could pour herself […]

October 20, 2020

Eli’s Promise

Eli’s Promise by Ronald H. Balson Published September 22, 2020 by St. Martin’s Press Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Historical Fiction A “fixer” in a Polish town during WWII, his betrayal of a Jewish family, and a search for justice 25 years later—by the winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Eli’s Promise is a masterful work […]

October 19, 2020

Dead Perfect

Dead Perfect by Noelle Holten Published by One More Chapter/Harper Collins UK Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Crime ‘Hugely confident … harrowing, visceral … recommended’ Ian Rankin A murdered woman… When the body of a young woman is found in a local park, DC Maggie Jamieson knows she’s dealing with no ordinary killer.  The murder […]

October 18, 2020

The Edge of Belonging

The Edge of Belonging by Amanda Cox Published September 8, 2020 Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Christian Fiction When Ivy Rose returns to her hometown to oversee an estate sale, she soon discovers that her grandmother left behind more than trinkets and photo frames–she provided a path to the truth behind Ivy’s adoption. Shocked, Ivy seeks clues […]

October 17, 2020

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World

Good Night Stories for REbel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World by Elena Favilli Published October 13, 2020 by Rebel Girls Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Children’s, Middle Grades Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children. Packed with 100 […]

October 16, 2020

The Midnight Bargin

The Midnight Bargin by C.L. Polk Published October 13, 2020 by Erewhon Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Fantasy From Goodreads: Beatrice Clayborn is a sorceress who practices magic in secret, terrified of the day she will be locked into a marital collar that will cut off her powers to protect her unborn children. She dreams of becoming a […]

October 15, 2020

Gone Before

Gone Before by Sam Hepburn Published October 12, 2020 by Bookouture Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Thriller The disappearance of five-year-old Maya Duncan remains one of the most famous missing person cases in British history. She vanished without a trace. Until now… Fifteen years after the abduction, Phoebe knocks on Kay Duncan’s door, clutching a yellow rainhat […]

October 14, 2020

Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Published by Piatkus (UK) Genre: Romance A delightfully fun romantic comedy set in the world of fanfiction, in which a devoted fan goes on an unexpected date with her celebrity crush, who’s secretly posting fanfiction of his own. With romance, amazing chemistry, fandom, and body positivity, Spoiler Alert […]

October 13, 2020

All the Good Little Girls Keep Quiet

All the Good Little Girls Keep Quiet by K. Kibbee Publishing October 13, 2020 by by Incorgnito Publishing Press Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Literary Fiction | Women’s Fiction Olive Abernathy is a spitfire of girl who just turned 13 in the summer of 1979.  She’s feisty, cantankerous, and not afraid to speak what’s on her mind. […]

October 12, 2020

Santa Monica

Santa Monica by Cassidy Lucas Published October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial, HarperCollins Publishers Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thriller Published on October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial; HarperCollins Publishers  On the western edge of Los Angeles is the gorgeous beachside city of Santa Monica, where the sun-kissed, wealthy residents seem to inhabit real-life California […]

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