Tag: HJ Recommends


REVIEW: The Kiss Countdown by Etta Easton
4th Apr / 7 Comments

REVIEW: The Kiss Countdown by Etta Easton

The Kiss Countdown by Etta Easton: What girl doesn’t want to say that she is dating an astronaut, well for newly unemployed event planner Amerie Price, it was more of a panic move to save face in front of her ex and his new put together girlfriend. The last thing […]

REVIEW: Funny Story by Emily Henry
1st Apr / 9 Comments

REVIEW: Funny Story by Emily Henry

In Funny Story by Emily Henry, Children’s librarian Daphne Vincent moved to Waning Bay, Michigan thinking that it would be her forever home. The place where she and her fiancé Peter would set down roots and maybe even raise a family someday. It was not the place she thought it […]

REVIEW: Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle
28th Mar / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle

In Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle, At thirty-three years old, Daphne Bell still isn’t sure if she should consider herself lucky or cursed when it comes to love. Because it seems the universe is giving her clear signs whenever she starts a new relationship by somehow finding a note or […]

REVIEW: Fish Out of Water by Katie Ruggle
21st Mar / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Fish Out of Water by Katie Ruggle

Fish Out of Water by Katie Ruggle: There isn’t much that Dahlia wouldn’t do for her sister, so when her sister mysteriously disappears on a simple day hike, it is a no brainer for Dahlia to go looking for her, even if that means she has to dive head first […]

REVIEW: Ready or Not by Cara Bastone
20th Mar / 7 Comments

REVIEW: Ready or Not by Cara Bastone

In Ready or Not by Cara Bastone, One-night stands are not usually Eve Hatch’s style. But mere weeks after she went home with handsome bartender Ethan, she finds herself pregnant. Knocked up. And alone, basically. Because as much as her bestie Willa usually is there to support Eve through anything […]

REVIEW: No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib
16th Mar / 6 Comments

REVIEW: No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib

No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib: When the President of the United States issued a travel ban from specific Arabic countries in the Middle East entering the US in 2017, Hadi, having only achieved refugee status from Syria 2 years prior is detained at the airport.

REVIEW: The Space Between Us by Melanie Summers
14th Mar / 7 Comments

REVIEW: The Space Between Us by Melanie Summers

The Space Between Us by Melanie Summers: Gwen Fox is obsessed with the mysteries of outer space. Gwen loves the unknown. The opportunity to explore more of the vast universe is all she has really ever wanted, but now with her funding about to be cut she needs to do […]

REVIEW: Picasso’s Lovers by Jeanne Mackin
12th Mar / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Picasso’s Lovers by Jeanne Mackin

Picasso’s Lovers by Jeanne Mackin: With a slight meandering opening, Picasso’s Lovers transports us to the earlier decades of the 20th century, wherein Alana, determined to use her writing talents despite the inherent gender prejudice of the time sets out on a journey of intrigue, relationships and artistic magic.

REVIEW: Once Persuaded, Twice Shy by Melodie Edwards
7th Mar / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Once Persuaded, Twice Shy by Melodie Edwards

In Once Persuaded, Twice Shy by Melodie Edwards, Anne Elliott is proud to have taken over the reins from her beloved mother since her death to oversee their family, work on the town council, and run the local theater. But even as thankful as she is for her lovely small […]

REVIEW: Principles of Emotion by Sara Read
29th Feb / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Principles of Emotion by Sara Read

Principles of Emotion by Sara Read: Leaving her academic life to care for her Grandmother, due, in part, to her debilitating anxiety, Meg eventually cracks the Mathematical problem – Frieholdt’s Conjecture; the impossible problem she has spent her entire life trying to solve the morning of her Grandmother’s funeral. And […]