Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance, YA

Beau and Bett – Kathryn Berla

📖”After Beau LeFrancois's mother wrecks Bett Diaz’s luxury SUV, his family faces an impossibly large bill. To pay off the debt, Beau spends his weekends working at the Diaz Ranch. Beau’s prepared to work, but he’s definitely not prepared for the infamous temper of Bett Diaz—also known as "The Beast" at school. As Beau learns the secrets behind Bett’s tough exterior, he finds himself falling for her. A contemporary twist on a classic fairy tale, Beau and Bett is a timely story of family, friendship, and the power of speaking out and standing up for yourself”📖 (click title for review)

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance

Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan

📖”When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home, long drives to explore the island, and quality time with the man she may one day marry. What she doesn’t know is that Nick’s family home looks more like a palace, that she’ll ride in more private planes than cars, and that with one of Asia’s most eligible bachelors on her arm, Rachel might as well have a target on her back.”📖 (click title for review)

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance

The Magnolia Inn – Carolyn Brown

📖”Inheriting The Magnolia Inn is a fantasy come true for Jolene. After living with the guilt of failing to rescue her self-destructive mother, Jolene knows her Aunt and Uncles B&B is the perfect jumpstart to for a new life. There’s just one hitch: Tucker Malone. He’s got half interest in the Magnolia Inn, and he is planting his dusty cowboy boots squarely in the middle of her dream. Since his wife’s death, Tucker has his own guilt and demons that have left him as guarded as Jolene. Restoring the Magnolia Inn is the first step in restoring their own hearts. Will they be able to let go of the past and trust each other to do it together?” 📖(click title for review)

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Mystery, YA

We Were Liars – E. Lockhart

📖”A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; A passionate, political boy. A group of four friends- The Liars-whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We were liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.” 📖 (click title for review)

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance

Goodbye Newsroom – Michelle Prak

📖 Leap into the frantic and funny world of sisters Anna and Holly, out-of-work journalists who launch their own news site. Old-school reporter Anna and social-savvy writer Holly. Holly enlists Anna to help her take on her old boss, but the sisters clash when Holly insists on sharing Anna’s romantic calamities for clicks. Will they stick together and make their enterprise work – buoyed by their loyal sidekicks and the excitement of new love – or will they be a big fail? 📖 (click title for review)

Book Reviews, Contemporary, Mystery, YA

One of Us is Lying – Karen M. McManus

📚 “On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain. Cooper, the athlete. Addy, the beauty. Nate, the criminal. And Simon, the outcast with a gossip blog. Only, before the end of detention, Simon is dead. According to the investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday he died, but on Tuesday Simon had planned on posting juicy reveals about all four of his classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?” 📚 (click title for review)