Category: HJ Recommends


REVIEW: Man Down by Kate Meader
3rd Aug / 2 Comments

REVIEW: Man Down by Kate Meader

In Man Down (Rookie Rebels #3) by Kate Meader, Hockey player Gunnar Bond once had it all: a successful career, a wonderful marriage, and two beautiful children–twins, no less. But a horrific car accident ripped his life apart. Losing his wife, his twins, letting go of his career, Gunnar holes […]

REVIEW: Expectation by Anna Hope
2nd Aug / 2 Comments

REVIEW: Expectation by Anna Hope

Expectation by Anna Hope: Life in all its messy glory, is explored beautifully in Expectation by Anna Hope. This thoroughly well written novel is utterly and entirely about women and woman hood, friendship and sister-hood, and invariably becoming someone different or even more than what you expect.

REVIEW: Ritual by Kandi Steiner
1st Aug / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Ritual by Kandi Steiner

In Ritual (Palm South University #5) by Kandi Steiner, Florida’s Palm South University has admittedly had its fair share of controversy and unforeseen dilemmas over the years. But the current students are pushing things to the limits. Now that the school year is underway again, the drama builds as friendships […]

REVIEW: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald
31st Jul / 3 Comments

REVIEW: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald

In Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald, After helping her now former flatmates, engaged couple Maddy and Henry, move into their new home, Charlotte is beginning to realize that her life is rather dull. Not having her childhood best friend Maddy around to have a drink or talk out their […]

REVIEW: Quarter Miles by Devney Perry
30th Jul / 3 Comments

REVIEW: Quarter Miles by Devney Perry

In Quarter Miles (Runaway #3) by Devney Perry , It’s been a long road for Katherine Gates to find peace in her life, but she’s finally done so in beautiful Montana. Well, almost. As the general manager of the prestigious Greer Ranch and Mountain Resort, she’s proven her worth since her […]

REVIEW: Nightfall by Penelope Douglas
30th Jul / 1 Comment

REVIEW: Nightfall by Penelope Douglas

Nightfall by Penelope Douglas: Douglas’s long awaited Devil’s Night Series finale, Nightfall, pumps with a kind of underground cult-type heart beat, that lives on the very visceral edge of Magical Realism from start to finish. From the onset, complex battle lines of love and abuse are drawn, and quite flawlessly, […]

REVIEW: Settling an Old Score by Delores Fossen
29th Jul / 1 Comment

REVIEW: Settling an Old Score by Delores Fossen

Settling an Old Score by Delores Fossen: Settling An Old Score by Delores Fossen is the third book in her Longview Ridge Ranch series. Fast-paced suspense story with plenty of action and great characters! Ashlyn Darrow couldn’t believe what happened. Her beautiful adopted baby girl, Cora had been kidnapped. Two policemen […]

REVIEW: The Friendship List by Susan Mallery
27th Jul / 10 Comments

REVIEW: The Friendship List by Susan Mallery

In The Friendship List by Susan Mallery, Ellen Fox and Unity Leandre have been best friends since childhood. Through every challenge life has thrown at them, they’ve stood by each other and made the best of things. But everything comes to a head just as the summer begins this year. […]

REVIEW: Happily Whatever After  by Stewart Lewis
26th Jul / 1 Comment

REVIEW: Happily Whatever After by Stewart Lewis

Happily Whatever After by Stewart Lewis: If you are looking for some nifty ideas to reconnect with the world after some life down-turns, Happily Whatever After could be the inspiration needed. With the central premise focusing on a woman trying to figure it out thirties-style, who just kinda likes dogs, we […]

REVIEW: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
24th Jul / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

In Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes, It’s been almost a year since Eveleth “Evvie” Drake’s husband died in a car accident, leaving her a widow before her thirtieth birthday. Since then, she’s been rattling around in their huge home in Midcoast Maine, making appearances in town only whenever […]