Emerald Coast by Anita Hughes | Book Review

Emerald Coast by Anita Hughes is the sort of book that isn’t in my typical wheelhouse, but that I like. Still, I don’t often pursue women’s contemporary fiction. I guess that’s because I have so much other things on my shelf to read. Friends, I regret this. Emerald Coast by Anita Hughes was SUCH a page turner. […]

Allison: The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian | David Dyer | Book Review

One of the things that has always fascinated me about Titanic is that fact that so many of the tragic events associated with the ship could have been avoided. I mean, there are so many “if only” type of scenarios that can be brought up when discussing the tragedy. For example, “if only there had […]

Allison: Slow and Steady Rush | Laura Trentham | Book Review

So hold me now I’m fallin’, I’m fallin’ Just lay me down and steal my heart tonight There’s fire in your eyes There’s magic in your touch It’s too early to say But it feels like us so Hold me now, I’m fallin’, I’m fallin’ for you -Lady Antebellum   Slow and Steady Rush by […]

Allison: Heartbreak Cove | Lily Everett | Book Review

Sanctuary Island is honestly becoming one of my favorite settings for companion novels. Seriously, there is something about this place. It’s so magical, and it has such a way of bringing people together, and helping them get through things even when it seems as if it seems like it may not be possible. Oh, and […]

Allison: Shoreline Drive | Lily Everett | Book Review

Shoreline Drive is the second book in the Sanctuary Island series by Lily Everett. In this edition, readers are treated the growing romance between single-mother Meredith “Merry” Preston and veterinarian Dr. Ben Faulkner. The two characters met previously when Merry came to Sanctuary Island to get to know her estranged mother Jo Ellen. In fact, […]

Allison: Sanctuary Island | Lily Everett | Book Review

At its core Sanctuary Island by Lily Everett is a story of love, redemption, and family. It’s a beautifully written story set in the seclusion of an isolated island. You can’t even access the island from mainland which means you have to take the ferry across a vast amount of water to get into the […]