Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy

The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

Carey Douglas has worked for Melissa (Mellie) and Rusty Trip, the infamous home design gurus, since she was sixteen years old. It’s been ten years and she was an integral part of their rise to the current mega success. Before you go there, they are not Chip and Joanna Gaines...yes, on the outside they’re that… Continue reading The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Nina Hill has the life she wants and is perfectly content with it. She has the job she wants. working at a local bookstore; friends she likes; and a home that is close to work and play. She’s not in a relationship right now but that’s okay, too. When the father she never knew existed… Continue reading The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Contemporary Fiction

All the News by Hollis Bush

John Schram is a seasoned reporter for the Lancaster Standard Newspaper who is suddenly facing lots of change. He’s approaching fifty, his colleagues are getting younger and the paper has hired a consultant to look at cost-cutting solutions. Some of the retirements have shifted workloads and he now has to take on the advice column,… Continue reading All the News by Hollis Bush

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance

Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Cassie Hanwell was living her best life as a firefighter in Austin, Texas. She is not only the most skilled of her gender but at the top of her field amongst her entire team. Then she attends an awards ceremony in her honor and the person who unexpectedly replaces the mayor to hand her the… Continue reading Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins

By anyone’s measure, Emma London has had a tough start. Her mother committed suicide when she was eight years old, her father literally abandoned her to be raised by his wealthy mother, Genevieve who threw her out when she became pregnant at eighteen. She left Connecticut for Chicago to live with her father and daughter… Continue reading Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Lily Bloom was raised in an abusive household so she's witnessed first hand what an abuser looks like. And, she never understood why her mother didn't leave her father. Lily's story begins on the day of her father's funeral. She's back in Boston, where she moved to put some distance from her hometown in Maine… Continue reading It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green

Ronni Sunshine is a famous but mildly aging actress and the mother of three daughters. By her own admission, she failed as a parent, so much so that as adults, they have very little interaction with her or each other. In fact, her middle daughter, Meredith, moved abroad to London in order to put some… Continue reading The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

  This story spans decades, beginning with Francis Gleason and Brian Stanhope, two rookie NYPD policemen whose paths crossed briefly on the job but later connect when the Stanhopes buy the house next door to the Gleasons. Lena Gleason is pregnant and lonely, looking forward to someone near her own age as a close neighbor.… Continue reading Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Contemporary Fiction

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

I read this a few years ago and want to share one of my best, earlier reads from before I created this space   Lucy Wakefield finds 4-month old Natalie Featherstone unattended in a shopping cart in a superstore in suburban New Jersey. In a split second, she makes a decision that will forever change… Continue reading What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

Contemporary Fiction

The McAvoy Sisters Book of Secrets by Molly Fader

  I’ve been a big fan of the author’s work under her pseudonym, inhaling just about everything she’s written in the last 7 years. When I saw this show up in NetGalley, I grabbed it immediately, knowing that her stories have bordered on contemporary fiction for a long time. My instincts did not fail me… Continue reading The McAvoy Sisters Book of Secrets by Molly Fader