Category: HJ Recommends


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 […]

REVIEW: Relentless in Texas by Kari Lynn Dell
22nd Jul / 1 Comment

REVIEW: Relentless in Texas by Kari Lynn Dell

Relentless in Texas (Texas Rodeo #6) by Kari Lynn Dell: Carmelita “Carma” White Fox has a special talent. She can sometimes sense a person’s emotions as an INFJ, “introverted, intuitive, feeling and judging person. The super-empath.” It seems INFJ people are really good at picking up on non-verbal tells and […]

REVIEW: Older by Pamela Redmond
22nd Jul / 3 Comments

REVIEW: Older by Pamela Redmond

Older by Pamela Redmond is the fabulous sequel to Younger, wherein Liza, having left her younger man and isolated herself for 2 years, is ready to rejoin civilisation, see her granddaughter get born and carve out a new reality for herself as she approaches her half century milestone.

REVIEW: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
22nd Jul / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

In The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel, As a French-born Jew, Eva Traub’s parents, formerly from Poland, thought they were saving their daughter from a life of degradation and possible harm by moving to Paris. But in 1942 as World War II finds even their beloved city occupied […]

REVIEW: The Breaking Season by K.A. Linde
21st Jul / 4 Comments

REVIEW: The Breaking Season by K.A. Linde

In The Breaking Season (Seasons #3) by K.A. Linde, Although Katherine Van Pelt spends more times at odds with billionaire businessman Camden Percy than she does getting along with him, she somehow agrees to an arranged marriage between them. She does have to admit (if only to herself) that they […]

REVIEW: The Price of a Dangerous Passion by Jane Porter
21st Jul / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Price of a Dangerous Passion by Jane Porter

The Price of a Dangerous Passion by Jane Porter: Charlotte has one rule don’t get involved with clients, but once she meets charming business tycoon Brando all logic flies right out the window. Brando has always been the love em and leave em type of guy but when it comes to […]

REVIEW: Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
19th Jul / 3 Comments

REVIEW: Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert: Quite simply, there is buckets to love in this little snuggle. And perhaps more intriguing, is the deep paradox crafted in Danika; an incredibly intelligent woman, who literally writes and teaches about gender and race representation in literary and historical texts, yet […]