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Review: Addicted to Love by Kathleen Murray

Addicted to Love by Kathleen Murray

★★★½ Addicted to Love by Kathleen Murray is a new adult novel that explores the concept of learning to accept oneself. Sally Smithfield lives in a Chicago North Shore suburb in the 1970s. The novel chronicles Sally’s life from childhood to her adult years showing the devastating and long-lasting effects of child abuse, family secrets, love, and loss. The author is quite ambitious ... Read More »

Review: Forbidden Heat (Firework Girls Book 1) by J.L. White

Forbidden Heat by J. L. White

★★★★½ Forbidden Heat by J.L. White is a steamy romance that’s hard to put down. Isabella wants to be a scientist. During her last year of college, Isabella learns she needs to take a philosophy class to fulfill all her requirements. Isabella already has a full class schedule, but she talks the Dean into allowing her to take an extra ... Read More »

Review: Discovering Kaylee by Stu Kane and Hannah Wilkerson

Discovering Kaylee by Stu Kane and Hannah Wilkerson

★★★★ Discovering Kaylee, by Stu Kane and Hannah Wilkerson, is an angst-filled teenage drama that will hold the reader’s interest until the end. Kaylee, a high school junior, is popular and successful. She has good grades, friends, drive, and is attractive. Sam is the opposite. He’s withdrawn from his peers, school activities, and classes. When the two of them start ... Read More »

3volve by Josefina Gutierrez

3volve by Josefina Gutierrez

3volve by Josefina Gutierrez is the spirited and engaging New Adult novel about Cristal Escobedo, an almost-dysfunctional twenty-two-year-old who has to grow up very fast taking care of her two younger brothers. She’s also got this problem of falling for her best friend. Though 3volve is part of a series, it works well as a standalone novel. A self-described “mess,” ... Read More »

Review: Just Pru by Anne Pfeffer ★★★★★

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Just Pru, by Anne Pfeffer, is a laugh out loud, heartwarming story about a twenty-five-year-old woman named Prudence Anderson. Prudence hates her name, and prefers being called Pru. One night, while sitting in her apartment in Los Angeles watching television, a fire erupts in her building and she has to be evacuated. Her apartment is destroyed. She and her cat, ... Read More »

Review: Girls Love Travis Walker by Anne Pfeffer

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Anne Pfeffer, the author of Girls Love Travis Walker, is working in a relatively new niche in publishing, the New Adult genre. New Adult novels are aimed at readers from ages 18 to early-20s or so, and tend to feature characters of the same age in situations common to college students and/or people who are just beginning to create lives ... Read More »