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Just when things are getting back to normal in Booktown, Tricia and Angelica have their lives turned upside down...

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"A fantastic frenemies-to-forever love story" --RT Book Reviews

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Blood might be thicker than water, but venom is stronger than just about anything...

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Brant Wylder has planned for every eventuality. Becoming a father wasn't on his list.

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A brand new spin-off from NY Times & USA Today bestselling romance series, The Billionaire's Obsession.

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In another life there was love and war. From it, a single sin haunts one man.


The Perfect Mother
by Aimee Molloy
"A compelling, suspenseful novel examining motherhood, friendship, and secrets..."
Posted June 16, 2018

On the surface, women project an appearance of ease and comfort with their chosen roles, but what happens when a devastating event shatters their lives and tests their relationships, finances, careers, and brings unwanted secrets out of hiding? That is a question that will haunt the four women in the Read more...

The War Bride's Scrapbook
by Caroline Preston
"WWII from an American woman's vivid point of view..."
Posted June 7, 2018

From 1943 to 1945, Lila Jerome has kept a scrapbook of the war years and of what happened to her during that tumultuous time. In the present day, her scrapbook has been found by her two daughters, and vividly brings the 1940s to life through magazine clippings, pictures, newspaper articles Read more...

My Dear Hamilton
by Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
"The historical fiction dream team does it again with the wife of Hamilton..."
Posted May 31, 2018

In the spring of 1825, Eliza "Betsy" Schuyler Hamilton is about to receive a visit from James Monroe, the fifth United States President, to let bygones be bygones. As Eliza prepares herself for the inevitable meeting, she begins to reminisce about her life as a young woman in 1777, during Read more...

The Great Alone
by Kristin Hannah
"Is it possible to survive the Alaskan wilderness?"
Posted May 24, 2018

In hopes of starting over, Ernt Allbright, his wife Cora and their teenage daughter Leni move to Alaska after inheriting a piece of property from a dead soldier that Ernt knew when he fighting in Vietnam. At first, Alaska is heaven-sent for the Allbright family who learn to live Read more...

The Samurai Of Seville
by John J. Healey
"A vibrant historical novel of Spain and Japan!"
Posted April 22, 2018

Shiro, a bastard son of Katakura Kojuro and a nephew of Date Masamune gets tasked by his uncle to go to an expedition to the "newly" discovered country of Spain, in hopes to forge strong diplomatic ties in 1614. Handsome, intelligent and talented, Shiro agrees to do so. While in Read more...

The Vineyard
by Maria Duenas
"A Spanish styled Gothic tale"
Posted April 6, 2018

A noveau riche gentleman by the name of Mauro Larrea in Mexico City has recently learned that his dreams, hopes, and desires have come crashing down by a financial calamity in United States in 1861. Bankrupt and seeking to keep his family and reputation afloat, as well as doing his Read more...

White Chrysanthemum
by Mary Lynn Bracht
"The strength of memories across time"
Posted April 5, 2018

Hana dreams that she is back in her island home of Jeju surrounded by her small community as well as family, and that on that particular day, she becomes a haenyeo, a deep diver. However, upon waking up and hearing her younger sister's voice in her head, Hana's Read more...

The Map That Leads to You
by J.P. Monninger
"A heartwarming and sweeping tale of love and life!"
Posted March 26, 2018

Heather Mulgrew and her two best friends, Constance and Amy, are traveling to Europe on a "Grand Tour" after their college graduation. While riding on a train from Paris to Amsterdam, Heather meets Jack with whom she quickly falls in love. Jack, best described as a carefree artist who lives Read more...

Unforgivable Love
by Sophfronia Scott
"Imagine Dangerous Liaisons in Harlem in 1940s.."
Posted March 25, 2018

In Harlem New York, Mae Malveaux is a wealthy young woman who knows debutante balls, wealth, prestige and traveling wherever her heart takes her. During Mae's girlhood, she has developed a crush on Alice but when its discovered that Alice is pregnant, the two are cruelly separated and lose Read more...

The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield
by Anna Fishbeyn
"An intriguing look at a Russian-Jewish immigrant's experience in love and art..."
Posted March 20, 2018

Coming to America when she was still a child, Lena "Emma Kaulfield" Kabelmacher, a Russian-Jewish immigrant, has cultivated a perfect veneer of life: she is engaged to an acceptable man, Alexei Bagdanovich, and she is working towards a degree in statistics in hopes of becoming an accountant. But underneath Read more...

The Future She Left Behind
by Marin Thomas
"A memorable and quirky small town read!"
Posted March 19, 2018

Right in the middle of the mother-in-law's 65th birthday party, Katelyn Pratt gets a nasty surprise from her successful husband, Don: a decree for divorce, as well as a notice that her vain and narcissistic mother-in- law, Shirley Pratt, must move out of their house and Read more...

Madness Treads Lightly
by Polina Dashkova
"One suicide can open up a Pandora's Box of possible murders and secrets"
Posted January 31, 2018

One single phone call is all it took to change Lena Polyanskaya's life: the call came from her friend Olga Sinitsyna regarding her younger brother Mitya who has recently died, and his death has been ruled a suicide, and he also is thought of like a drug user. To Read more...

My Last Love Story
by Falguni Kothari
"A last wish, family secrets and a long romance make this a delightful read"
Posted January 31, 2018

Simeen, her husband Nirvaan and their best friend Zayaan all live together ever since Nirvaan has been diagnosed with cancer. Knowing each other since they were teenagers their friendship kept them together through thick and thin, but during their 30th year, Simeen, as well as Zayaan, will be forced to Read more...

The Half-Drowned King
by Linnea Hartsuyker
"Follow the Vision to Greatness"
Posted November 28, 2017

Coming back from a successful raid to Ireland, Ragnvald makes a choice to show off to Solvi in order to win a golden armband by dancing on the oars. Solvi, fueled by his own ambitions, makes a devastating choice to remove the oars and attempts to kill Ragnvald before their Read more...

Seven Days of Us
by Francesca Hornak
"One Family, Three Secrets, Seven Days of Quarantine, What Could Go Wrong?"
Posted October 19, 2017

In December of 2016, the Birch family begins to prepare for a quarantine thanks to the arrival of the oldest daughter, Olivia who was exposed to Haag Virus in Liberia. While in Liberia, Olivia makes a careless mistake when it comes to Haag virus but decides to keep that a Read more...

Where the Sweet Bird Sings
by Ella Joy Olsen
"A Polarizing Tale of Grief and Healing"
Posted October 11, 2017

Within two years, Emma Hazelton's world becomes upended when at first she loses her darling son Joe to Canavan's, followed by losing her grandfather to old age. Emma, feeling devastated and purposeless after those two deaths decides to attempt to reinvent her life first by agreeing to help Read more...

Can't Hardly Breathe
by Gena Showalter
"Get Ready for a Storm..."
Posted September 24, 2017

When Dorothea "Dottie/Thea" Matthis was a sophomore in high school, she had two dreams; that of becoming a meteorologist and going out with her crush, Daniel Porter. Daniel Porter is two years older than Dorothea and told her that she is perfect the way she is. However, when Daniel Read more...

Svetlana Libenson


Currently I am a contributor to Fresh Fiction, and I have my own blog where I read and review all sorts of books. My loves are historical fiction, literary fiction, multicultural fiction, women's fiction, psychological and some Mysteries. Genres I don't review are science fiction, Christian/ inspirational fiction and Nonfiction. I live with my parents and son in Texas area.

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