‘Invisible As Air’ Takes A Hard Look At Opioid Addiction [REVIEW]

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A desperate housewife learns to deal with life her own way. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A loving mother. A painful memory. A little cheat. Will her method of dealing with the past be her saving grace or become her private hell? Find out in Zoe Fishman’s insightful new drama, Invisible As Air.  Read more of this post

Learn to Let Go in Jill Shalvis’s ‘Second Chance Summer’ [REVIEW]

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A new summer is the perfect opportunity for new beginnings. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Tragic loss. Painful memories. One chance at a fresh start. When a woman has nothing else to lose, should she go home to lick her wounds or take her chances on her own? Find out in Jill Shalvis’s powerful novel of love and redemption, Second Chance Summer. Read more of this post

Fantasy and Reality Collide in ‘The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons’ [REVIEW]

The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons

A boy’s father dies in a freak accident. Or did he? When Ian learns the truth about his dad’s demise, he is forced to confront the unexpected truth in Dan Elish’s The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons. (Illustration by Sam Shearon)

Having tutored fifth grade students in the past, I am always on the lookout for stories which will captivate the imaginations of young readers. When Dan Elish’s The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons crossed my desk, I knew this would be a great title to add to my arsenal of middle grade fiction as soon as I started to read it.  Read more of this post

‘Designer You’ Is A Celebration of Life [REVIEW]

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When a woman loses her DIY guru husband in a freak accident, she must learn to repair her life and her business in Sarahlyn Bruck’s Designer You. (Photo by Dawn Peterson, Flickr)

She is no stranger to rebuilding things. After all, she’s a home renovation expert. But when her life crumbles around her, will she be able to pick up the pieces and start over? Find out in Sarahlyn Bruck’s debut novel, Designer You.
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Escape to Beautiful Honeymoon Harbor in ‘Herons Landing’ [REVIEW]

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JoAnn Ross welcomes readers to her latest series set in the picturesque Pacific Northwest’s Honeymoon Harbor. (Photo by John Westrock, Flickr)

Busy with her big city life, a young woman takes a break and returns to the sleepy seaside village where she grew up and soon realizes just how much she misses it. Not only that, she discovers what truly makes life worthwhile and which dreams are most important. Take a pause from your own hectic life to enjoy JoAnn Ross’s brand new Honeymoon Harbor series and its debut novel, Herons Landing.  Read more of this post