Genre: Women's Fiction

Book Excerpt: Saving Madeline by Cricket Rohman

Book Excerpt: Saving Madeline by Cricket Rohman
Posted January 25, 2018 by Melissa in Book promo / 13 Comments

SAVING MADELINE is both heart wrenching and humorous. In the beginning, Roxy, a naïve young actor arrives in Hollywood to follow her dream and escape from her mean-spirited family. When she finds herself coexisting in a cramped Los Angeles apartment with a wounded warrior and her German shepherd, tensions run high . . . And then her mother moves in—so much for escaping.


Book Review: Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins

Book Review: Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
Posted January 5, 2018 by Melissa in Book Review / 30 Comments

Injured in more ways than one, Nora feels her carefully built life cracking at the edges. There’s only one place to land: home. But the tiny Maine community she left fifteen years ago doesn’t necessarily want her. At every turn, someone holds the prodigal daughter of Scupper Island responsible for small-town drama and big-time disappointments.




Book Review & Giveaway: Luna Rising by Selene Castrovilla

Book Review & Giveaway: Luna Rising by Selene Castrovilla
Posted February 7, 2017 by Melissa in Book Review, Giveaway / 41 Comments

Life begins at thirty-eight for Long Island mom and writer Luna Lampanelli, when she kicks her secretly gay husband to the curb. She’s got her freedom, but what she wants is love. Luna knows she doesn’t need a man to exist, but try telling that to her heart. Against the advice of Sunny, her snarky best friend, and Jiminy, the cautioning voice in Luna’s head that just won’t shut up, Luna sets course to find a mate.


Tour Recap & Giveaway: Boots and Bedlam (Sweeney Sisters #3) by Ashley Farley

Tour Recap & Giveaway: Boots and Bedlam (Sweeney Sisters #3) by Ashley Farley
Posted November 18, 2016 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 11 Comments

‘Tis the season for chaos. Wedding bells will soon be ringing in the Lowcountry. All Sam Sweeney wants is to marry her man on Christmas Eve surrounded by family and friends. But emerging complications, some humorous and some not so humorous, threaten to converge and derail the best-laid plans during the busy stretch between Thanksgiving and Christmas.



Book Review: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Book Review: Faithful by Alice Hoffman
Posted November 1, 2016 by Melissa in Book Review / 29 Comments

Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor, filled with emotion—from dark suffering to true happiness—a moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world.