The Hometown Hazard

Title: The Hometown Hazard Author: Dawn Lanuza Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Rating: 5 stars Synopsis:  Jules Coronado has been away from her hometown for almost a decade but when an intruder breaks in to her childhood home, she finds herself coming back. Changes evidently took place in her small town, including her childhood best friend’s younger brother, Kip … Continue reading The Hometown Hazard


Common Ground

Title: Common Ground Author: Alice Rachel Genre: Young adult, dystopian Rating: 5 stars Synopsis: When Taylor Jones moved into the neighborhood, he didn't expect to fall for the feisty girl next door. His life was already complicated enough as it was. Between his difficult relationship with his father and his sister's wedding lurking on the horizon, Taylor had a … Continue reading Common Ground

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Title: The Art of Racing in the Rain Author: Garth Stein Genre: fiction Rating: 5 stars Synopsis:  Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, … Continue reading The Art of Racing in the Rain


Title: Unfiltered Author: Lily Collins Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography Rating: 5 stars Goodreads summary:  In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, featuring never-before-seen photos, actress Lily Collins―star of Mortal Instruments and Rules Don’t Apply―is opening a poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating and so much more. For the first time ever, … Continue reading Unfiltered

Paranormal Painless

Title: Paranormal Painless Author: Shannon Rieger Genre: Paranormal, Thriller Rating: 4 stars Synopsis: Bewildered by an unexpected, peculiar package and disturbed by its accompanying antagonistic spirits, English teacher Christian Moore is shaken from his carefully crafted, cocooned existence and catapulted into the shocking reality of an unpredictable, haunted and sometimes evil world. With his own safety and sanity at … Continue reading Paranormal Painless