Review:: Meet Cute Anthology

Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of “how they first met” from some of today’s most popular YA authors. Readers will experience Nina LaCour’s beautifully written piece about two Bay…

Author Interview: Devin Harnois

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Devin Harnois, author of the ownvoices novel, Rainbow Islands, Undaunted, and the Shadow Valley series. I’ve always loved things that go bump in the night and I have a habit of turning the “monster” into the hero in my stories. Half of my Halloween decorations never come down and I…

Coffee Shop Talk: Romance Novels

I’m gonna start this post with a caveat – I do not want this post to be used to attack any romance writers, or their romance novels. This isn’t about them. This is about my personal preference only and why I feel uncomfortable reading stories that are advertised as romances. If you do this thing,…

Review:: Wild by Hannah Moskowitz

Zack Ramos is training for two things: being a parent to his twelve-year-old sister once his mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s (the same kind he and his sister each have a 50% chance of developing–but let’s not think about that) progresses too far, and running a one hundred mile race through the mountains of Tennessee. His support…

Author Interview:: Jennifer Kincheloe

Jennifer Kincheloe is a research scientist turned writer of historical mysteries. THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNK will be in bookstores November 14, 2017. Her first novel, THE SECRET LIFE OF ANNA BLANC, is a finalist in the Lefty Award for Best Historical Mystery, the Colorado Author’s League Award for Genre Fiction, the Macavity Sue…

Review:: Tempting Isabel by Rissa Brahm

In Tempting Isabel, Wedding planner Isabel Ruiz is cursed. Her hometown of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico agrees, considering her tragic track record. Alone and loveless, she creates fairy-tale weddings for others. Her only distraction? The occasional anonymous fling. So to avoid further tragedy, her rule, one–night–only, is never broken… Until Zack. Self-made millionaire Zack James is…

Review:: First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

In this dazzling new novel, Emily Giffin, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only introduces a pair of sisters who find themselves at a crossroads in First Comes Love. Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious relationship. Josie was impulsive,…