Friday, December 19, 2014

Book Review: Dashing Through the Snow by Paige Rion

Dashing Through the Snow
by Paige Rion 
Adult Romance
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.67 
Published on: December 9, 2014
Pages: 67

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

In the vein of a Hallmark movie, this holiday novelette will warm your heart and put you in the Christmas spirit...

Now with 10 bonus awesome Murphy's Bakery recipes inside!

Wynn Murphy has been in love with Zane Anders since the day she laid eyes on him. But just when she begins to hope their casual relationship might turn into something more, a misunderstanding pushes her away.

At first sight, charming and handsome, ad executive, Zane Anders has been secretly infatuated with bake shop cutie, Wynn Murphy. This Christmas, he's determined to tell her.

Join Wynn and Zane in this delightful holiday novelette as Zane goes dashing through the snow in an effort to capture Wynn's heart.
 


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received an e-galley of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

An Overview of the Novel: Wynn has been in love with Zane for five years now. They even went on a date awhile back, but she completely messed it up. The friendship continued but she's always wanted more.

And now that's she single again, she has the chance to go for him, if she's only brave enough to do so.

Zane has liked Wynn too, but after their date she started dating somebody else and so he did too. But now that she's single again, he isn't about to let her get away again. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: A cute, cheesy story. In the blurb, it says to think Hallmark video, I think you could add ABC family Christmas stories into that synopsis and you'd get the perfect idea.

The whole story between Wynn and Zane was silly but still really cute. It's a quick read and for fans of romance, you can't go wrong with this one.

It's a clean romance without a lot of depth, but it's one that will warm your heart. 

For 99 cents, you can't go wrong. 

So why 3 stars? It was cute and I liked it, but it just didn't overly stand out to me. 

Warnings/Side-notes: None, one sexual comment but it's hardly enough to make me not recommend the book to readers of any age. 

The Wrap-up: A cute, cheesy novella with two surprisingly intriguing characters. A perfect holiday read. 

Love,

Danica Page

Guest post: "Cajun Nights and the Characters Within: The Many Lives of a TV Series that Never Was"

Hello Fellow Page-Turners,

Today I am thrilled to share a guest post by D.J. Donaldson. D.J. Donaldson is a retired professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology. His entire academic career was spent at the University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, where he published dozens of papers on wound-healing and where he taught microscopic anatomy to thousands of medical and dental students.
He is also the author of seven published forensic mysteries and five medical thrillers. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee with his wife and two West Highland terriers. In the spring of most years he simply cannot stop buying new flowers and other plants for the couple’s prized backyard garden.

Today he will be talking about his novel Cajun Nights. 

Cajun Nights by D.J. Donaldson is the first novel in the incredibly popular Andy/Kit mystery series. Readers are thrown into the bayou with criminal psychologist Kit Franklyn, newly hired to investigate a string of murder-suicides plaguing the city. Her boss, chief medical examiner Andy Broussard (a super lovable protagonist and self-proclaimed foodie—a man after my own heart) accompanies her to the newest crime scene of yet another gruesome act. Throughout the novel, Kit and Broussard form a really fun team to follow, uncovering eerie clues linking the historic past of Haitian Voodoo and Sorcerers to the present. 

You can buy it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or add it to your Goodreads shelf. And now for the guest post. 

CAJUN NIGHTS AND THE CHARACTERS WITHIN:
THE MANY LIVES OF A TV SERIES THAT NEVER WAS
by D.J. Donaldson
LIFE #1
Cajun Nights was my first novel featuring New Orleans medical examiner, Andy Broussard, and his suicide/death investigator, Kit Franklyn. A few weeks after the book was published, I got a call from my agent with the surprising news that, “There’s been a flurry of movie and TV interest in your book.”  I’d never considered that such a thing was possible. So that was one of the best phone calls I ever had.
Subsequently, a production company headed by the former director of programming at CBS took an option on the series, planning to shape it into a TV show. As perhaps some of you know, this phase of things is known as “development hell”, because it takes a very long time to make anything happen. So a year went by with no news. I figure, okay, the thing is dead.  But, the producers renewed their option for another year, which meant I got paid again. It wasn’t a lot of money, but with that check, I’d made more money from the two option years than the advance I was given on the book by the publisher. 
So more time goes by with no news. Now, I’m not even thinking about it anymore. Then, while I was attending a scientific meeting in Dallas, I got a call from the agent in Hollywood who was handling the dramatic rights. CBS had agreed to pay for a pilot screenplay. I wasn’t sure what that meant, but if this guy had tracked me down in Dallas just to tell me that, it must be a big deal.  And guess what… I got another check as an advance on the screenplay even though I wasn’t gonna write it. I was beginning to love the agent who created that contract.
They chose as a writer someone who’d had several movies produced.  That may seem like something not worth mentioning, but I’d read an article once that said it was possible to have a career as a screenwriter and never have anything produced. (Yeah, I don’t quite get that either, but it sure seemed like the writer we had, was the better kind.) With her experience and success, I was sure we’d get a great screenplay.
A few months later, a package arrives in the mail.  IT’S THE SCREENPLAY.  I’m so excited, I quickly skim the enclosed letter from the producers: “Read this over and tell us three things you don’t like about it.”  That’s ridiculous, I’m gonna love it.  After all, it was written by a pro.
Well, I hated all of it. The writer didn’t seem to “get” the relationship between Andy and Kit. I couldn’t believe it. The books show that non-romantic love is possible between an unrelated man and woman of greatly differing ages. Though he can’t admit it, Broussard loves Kit like the daughter he never had.  Kit loves Broussard like a father, even though she has a father.  How do I boil all the things I hate down to just three items? Somehow I manage and send my reply back.
As it turned out, the producers didn’t really care about any of my thoughts.  Was I upset? Not really, because I figured they know TV, I don’t. And… surprise, when they gave the script to CBS, I got another check. Now I definitely love my agent.
The producers are sure the script will be approved and we’ll soon be shooting a pilot. They invite me to watch them film in New Orleans. They say they’ll even find a bit part for me. They predict that the series will run for ten years. And they should know. Their show, Cagney and Lacey, ran for seven seasons. Now I’m excited. 
But… later, I get another call. CBS didn’t like the script. And they didn’t want to see a rewrite with the same story.The producers asked me if I had any ideas.  The screenplay was based on the second book in the series. When I got this call I was sitting at my desk looking at the rough draft of book number three.  I pitched them the story and they said, “Send us a copy by overnight mail.” This was back before manuscripts could be sent by e-mail. (I know, I can hardly remember those days myself.)
So another screenplay was written, which didn’t fare any better than the first. Thus life #1 of my hoped-for TV series went to a quiet demise.
LIFE #2
A few years later, while I was at the Kentucky book fair promoting book number five in the series, a young blonde fellow bought a book. We spoke for a few minutes and he moved on. Later, back in Memphis, I get a call from this guy. He wants to option the series for TV.  I tell him about my earlier experience with the other producers, who failed, but he’s unfazed.  We strike a deal.  There’s talk about John Goodman playing Broussard. John Goodman… he lives in New Orleans and he’d be a great fit.  I love it.
Within a few weeks the producer calls to say he’s on his way to Memphis and could I meet him and John Goodman’s “best friend,” at the Peabody Hotel.  (The Peabody lobby is where William Faulkner and his mistress used to have drinks.)  The meeting takes place and I give the best friend a copy of the latest book, which he assures us, will be in John Goodman’s hands within twenty-four hours. That was the last time I ever heard from him or the producer.  So I guess the deal is off.
LIFE #3
In my primary occupation, I taught medical and dental students microscopic anatomy.  One day I get a call from a former dental student.  He’s now a part-time actor who’s been in a couple of notable films.  He says that he and a long-time Hollywood promoter have formed a production company and are looking for material. He remembers that I wrote a few novels and wonders what I’ve been doing since he last saw me. I talk about my work and send him some books.
Very soon thereafter he calls me again and says he and his partner “are on fire over these forensic books.”  They believe the series would make a great TV SERIES.  He asks me who I’d like to play Broussard.  I tell him I’ve always believed Wilford Brimley would be perfect.  Incredibly, my former student says that his partner had lunch with Wilford just last week.  He’s sure they can get him to sign on.  With an actor of Wilford’s stature attached to the project, we’ll surely get a deal.
Was all this talk about Brimley just smoke?  No.  Because they actually got him on board.  And what’s even better, my former student and his partner were working with another producer who had a development deal with the Sci-Fi network.  They planned to present my series to the network three weeks hence, focusing on the real and apparent paranormal aspects of the first two books.
On presentation day at the Sci-Fi Network my student calls me just before they go in.  I wait anxiously the rest of the day to hear how it went.  Years later, I’m still waiting.  The only contact I’ve had since presentation day is a big envelope from the producer who had the development deal.  In the envelope is a bunch of stuff I wrote for the presentation along with a note from the producer that says, “Sorry we couldn’t have worked longer on this together.”
LESSON LEARNED
Early in the machinations of the first development deal, I used to caution myself not to spend any time thinking about how great it would be if every week I could watch my characters living and breathing on a TV show.  My thinking was that if I kept a tight rein on my expectations, it’d be much easier on my psyche if things didn’t work out.
But then I realized I was missing out on the excitement of the possibility.  Why not let my mind run with it?  Then, even if none of the deals came to fruition I would still have the pleasure of being part of a great endeavor.  So that’s what I did.  And now, even though I never played that bit part in a pilot and I’ve never seen John Goodman or Wilford Brimley bring Broussard to life, I sure had a lot of fun along the way.

(By the way, if you’re a TV/film producer, the rights are available.)

And that's that. Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed the article as much as I did. 

Love,

Danica Page

Review: Whatever Life Throws At You by Julie Cross

Whatever Life Throws At You
by Julie Cross
New Adult 
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: 
Published on: 
Pages: 320

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

Life loves a good curveball…

Seventeen-year-old Annie Lucas's life is completely upended the moment her dad returns to the major leagues as the new pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals. Now she's living in Missouri (too cold), attending an all-girls school (no boys), and navigating the strange world of professional sports. But Annie has dreams of her own—most of which involve placing first at every track meet…and one starring the Royals' super-hot rookie pitcher.

But nineteen-year-old Jason Brody is completely, utterly, and totally off-limits. Besides, her dad would kill them both several times over. Not to mention Brody has something of a past, and his fan club is filled with C-cupped models, not smart-mouthed high school “brats” who can run the pants off every player on the team. Annie has enough on her plate without taking their friendship to the next level. The last thing she should be doing is falling in love.

But baseball isn't just a game. It's life. And sometimes, it can break your heart…
 


My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars. 

An Overview of the Novel: For 17 year old Annie Lucas, it's always just been her and her dad. Her dad used to be some big-shot but that was before he lost this leg. Now they are just getting by.

But then he's offered the chance to be the new pitching coach for the Kansas Royals. Annie convinces him to accept and they are moving halfway across the country to live in Missouri. 

Everything is different there and living in the baseball community comes with its own unique set of rules. And then she meets Jason Brody.

Jason is the new 19-year-old pitcher for the team and he's undeniably attractive. Jess and her keep getting thrown together and feelings start building between them. But with the age difference between them and the baseball backdrop behind them, they might just be in way over their heads. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: I had heard that this book was a cute read and so I was excited to read it. It was such an enjoyable read. I really liked the characters, the plot, and Cross' writing style.

It was so well-written. I don't even really like baseball, but I loved this story. It's well-paced and the story is just so cute. It has a depth to it that I also really enjoyed. 

Annie and Jason are easily two of my favorite characters in the YA/NA genre. 

If you like cute, light-hearted love stories, don't miss this one. You don't have to be a fan of baseball to read it. 

So why 3.5 stars? It was a cute read that I really enjoyed, but in order to have earned a 4, it would have needed to have just a little bit more umph. 

Warnings/Side-notes: In between YA and NA. I'd recommend it for 16+. There is some sexual content and some instances of strong language. 

The Wrap-up: A very cute read that I definitely enjoyed. Comes recommended for fans of the genre. 

Love,

Danica Page

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Review: Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris

Dangerous Passage 
(Southern Crimes, #1)
by Lisa Harris
Adult Christian Romantic Suspense
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.99
Published by: Fleming H. Revell Company
Published on: September 1, 2013
Pages: 320



Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


When two Jane Does are killed on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, detective and behavioral specialist Avery North discovers they share something in common--a tattoo of a magnolia on their shoulders. Suspecting a serial killer, Avery joins forces with medical examiner Jackson Bryant to solve the crimes and prevent another murder. But it doesn't take long for them to realize that there is much more to the case than meets the eye. As they venture deep into a sinister world of human trafficking, Avery and Jackson are taken to the very edge of their abilities--and their hearts. 

"Dangerous Passage "exposes a fully-realized and frightening world where every layer peeled back reveals more challenges ahead. Romantic suspense fans will be hooked from the start by Lisa Harris's first installment of the new Southern Crimes series.
My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: I enjoyed this novel. Avery and Jackson were two characters that I enjoyed reading about. The plot was well-written and I loved the characters. Harris created a world of suspense that I can't wait to dig my hands into.

I really thoroughly enjoyed this one, but I read a lot in this genre and I just expected something more at the finish. Too many things were left unfinished for my likings.

I am anxiously awaiting the sequel so I can see if some of those ties end up getting closed up. An intriguing read. Harris is a great suspense writer.

So why 3.5 stars? I just was expecting a little bit more. But this is a very good read. 

Warnings/Side-notes: None

The Wrap-up: A very good start to a new series. I want to read the sequel to see what happens next. It's got a good premise. 

Love,

Danica Page

Review: The Forever of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

The Forever of Ella and Micha
(The Secret, #2)
by Jessica Sorensen  
New Adult Realistic Contemporary
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: Forever
Published on: October 15, 2013
Pages: 416



Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

Ella and Micha have survived tragedy and heartbreak. When they're together, anything seems possible. But now they are thousands of miles apart, and managing their long distance relationship will put their love to the test.

Ella is back at school, trying hard not worry so much about her future. But with her father in and out of rehab, she's having a hard time making it through the days. All she wants is Micha by her side, but she refuses to let her problems get in the way of his dreams.

Micha spends his days touring the country with his band, but deep down he knows something is missing. Being away from Ella is harder than he thought it would be. He wants her closer to him-needs her with him. But he won't ask her to leave college, just to be with him.

The few moments they do spend together are intense and passionate, but it only makes it more difficult when they have to part. They know they want to be together, but is wanting something enough to get them to their forever?


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  I loved the first in this series, but this one just didn't do it for me. It was a good read, but I was expecting to be blown out of the water instead it just seemed like a ton of other books I've read in the genre.

I felt the same about Callie and Kayden's story too. I love the first in the series and then the second one just drives me nuts. I'm still going to read books by Sorensen in hopes that I find one like the first two I've read. I just won't go in with the same expectation.

It was a good book, don't get me wrong. I enjoyed it. The characters are well-written, but it didn't blow me away. 

So why 3 stars? It just felt like a lot of the other books I've read in the genre. 

Can I read the series out of order? Not recommended. At least read these first two in order. 

Warnings/Side-notes: It's new adult. It's more on the ya side than adult side, but still it's for older teens. There is strong language. 

The Wrap-up: A good read, if I hadn't had such high expectations I might have even liked it more. A good read that fans of new adult will enjoy. 

Love,

Danica Page

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Review: The Redemption of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen

The Redemption of Callie and Kayden
(The Coincidence, #2)
by Jessica Sorensen  
New Adult Realistic Contemporary
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: Sphere
Published on: July 20, 2013
Pages: 404



Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


The dark secret Kayden has kept hidden for years is finally out. Worse, he's facing charges for battery. The only way to clear his name is for Callie to speak up-something he'll never ask her to do. Instead, he'll do whatever he must to protect her . . . even if it means letting go of the only girl he's ever loved.

Callie knows Kayden is going back to his dark place and desperately wants to save him. But that means facing her greatest fear and admitting her own painful secrets aloud. The thought of breaking her silence terrifies her-but not as much as the thought of losing Kayden forever.

Deep in her heart, Callie knows the time has come for her and Kayden to forget the pain of the past. With the help of her friends Seth and Luke she makes a plan to show Kayden the life they could have. But can she convince him they can make a fresh start together-or is she already too late?


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  I loved the first one in this series and so I was super excited to read this one. I don't know why, but I was disappointed. It was a good read better than a lot I read, but I went in with such high expectations. After the first one, I was just so excited. But to be honest, this one left me wondering what happened to all the awesomeness of the first one.

It was a good read though and it tackled some serious issues. I enjoyed it, I was just expecting more. 

So why 3 stars? It just felt like a lot of the other books I've read in the genre. 

Can I read the series out of order? Not recommended. At least read these first two in order. 

Warnings/Side-notes: It's new adult. It's more on the ya side than adult side, but still it's for older teens. There is strong language. 

The Wrap-up: A good read, but didn't live up to my expectations. 

Love,

Danica Page

Waiting on Wednesday: Save Me from Paper Hearts


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The point is to share a book that hasn't been released yet, but one that you are dying to read.

The first one is Save Me by Jenny Elliott. It comes out on January 6, 2015 and is being published by Swoon Reads.

The synopsis:

Debut-novelist Jenny Elliott’s thrilling romance, chosen by readers, writers, and publishers for the first list in the new Swoon Reads imprint, pours on the tension and danger in an addictive combination that will keep you turning pages!

Something strange is going on in the tiny coastal town of Liberty, Oregon. Cara has never seen a whale swim close enough for her to touch it—let alone knock her into the freezing water. Fortunately, cute newcomer David is there to save her, and the rescue leads to a bond deeper than Cara ever imagined.

But then she learns something about David that changes everything, and Cara is devastated. She turns to her best friend for support, but Rachel has changed. She’s suddenly into witchcraft, and is becoming dangerously obsessed with her new boyfriend….

Cara has lost her best friend, discovered that her soul mate is off limits, and has attracted the attention of a stalker. But she’s not completely alone. Her mysterious, gorgeous new friend Garren is there to support her. But is Garren possibly too perfect?


Why I'm waiting? It looks really creepy and really good. I don't know why but this synposis has me sold. Plus, it's a debut novel and I always love giving debut authors a shot. 

Add it to your Goodreads shelf.


The second one is Paper Hearts by Courtney Walsh. It comes out January 1, 2015 and is being published by Tyndale House Publishers.

The synopsis:

Abigail Pressman would never have guessed that love notes penned on paper hearts by an anonymous couple could restore her belief in love. As a business owner in a quaint town at the base of the Rockies, she's poured everything into dreams of expansion . . . and resisting the matchmaking efforts of the Valentine Volunteers, who gather in her store to continue Loves Park's tradition of stamping mail with the city's romantic postmark.

When Abigail is unwillingly drafted into the Volunteers, she encounters the paper hearts, a distraction that couldn't come at a worse time. A hard-to-read doctor has become Abigail's new landlord, and he's threatening to end her lease to expand his practice.

As she fights a growing attraction to this handsome man crushing her dreams, Abigail is inspired to string the hearts in her store, sparking a citywide infatuation with the artsy trend. But when a new batch of hearts reaches the Volunteers, it appears something tragic has happened to the couple. Will uncovering their story confirm Abigail's doubts about love, or could it rescue her dreams . . . and her heart?

Why I'm waiting? It's not my usual read per se, but it looks cute. I love the cover and have heard good things about it. Enough for me to at least give it a shot. 

Add it to your Goodreads shelf. 


And those are the books  I'm dying to read. But enough about me, what book did you guys pick? Please leave your link in the comments section. I love hearing from you guys.

Love,
Danica Page

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Review: Love Bites by Rachel K. Brukes

Love Bites
by Rachel K. Brukes
New Adult Realistic Contemporary
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: HarperCollins
Published on: December 29, 2014

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


What do you do when you fall in love with your best friend’s boyfriend?



That is the question that twenty-six year-old Justine Sterling has been asking herself ever since the day she met David Whitman, her best friend Renee’s boyfriend. Justine is determined to ignore her growing feelings for the irresistibly charming David, until one night, when she finds herself in the bed of the one person she should stay away from.

When Justine and David’s affair ends in heartbreak, Justine is forced to repair the damaged friendship with her best friend. In doing so, she learns that right and wrong decisions aren’t always black and white, and sometimes you have to follow your heart to see where it leads.


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received an e-galley of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

An Overview of the Novel: (I'm not giving anything away, don't worry) Justine messed up big time. She broke the one rule that you don't break--she hooked up with her best friend's boyfriend David and then started dating him. Fast-forward to a year later, amazingly her friend forgave her and she's there back at her side. But nothing is working out. She's still in love with David and she has no desire to settle down in Boston when her heart's in California. 

But David is not calling her. Renee, her friend might not have actually forgiven her, and she has no job and no house to stay in. Her world has fallen apart and she has no idea how to piece it back together. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: This book was nothing like I thought it would be. I thought  the story would be about how Justine stole her friend's boyfriends. Instead it mainly focuses on the after-effects and has chapters that go back into the past to let you know what happened. 

I thought that was an interesting decision. I actually really liked this novel quite a bit. I loved watching Justine discover who she was and discover what she really wanted. 

The novel is a cute read. It wasn't one that particularly stood out to me, but was an enjoyable read. I would read more from Burkes in the future. She has a unique writing style and her book surprised me so yeah I'll definitely read more from her.

Recommended? And to who?: Recommended to fans of stories about friendships, self-discovery, New Adult, and books which don't really focus on the romance element

So why 3 stars? Like I said, it was a good read, but it didn't really stand out in any spectacular way. I'm glad I read it though. 

Warnings/Side-notes: It's a lighter novel as far as New Adult books go. There weren't many details. Some instances of strong language. 

The Wrap-up: A cute book about self-discovery and about friendship. This novel explores what being a friend really means and about being loyal to yourself. A good read. 

Love,

Danica Page

Monday, December 15, 2014

Top 10 Books of 2014

Hello Fellow Page-turners,



Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish featuring a new top ten list each week. Everyone can participate just head on over to their blog and sign up. Each week they will post a new top ten list that one of our bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All they ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday.

Top 10 Books of 2014

Top 10 Young Adult/New Adult 


1. Uninvited by Sophie Jordan
Goodreads/Amazon
My review
2. Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Goodreads/Amazon
My review


3. Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review

4. Stay With Me/Be with me by J. Lynn
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


5. Dark Triump by Robin LaFevers
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


6. What I thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review

7. Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


8. Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson
Goodreads/Amazon
To be reviewed 


9. Emerald Green by Kerstin Geir
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review

10. Beneath Beautiful by Allison Rushby
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review

Top 10 Adult Inspirational Novels


1. In the Field of Grace by Tessa Afshar
Goodreads/Amazon
My review


2. When a Heart Stops by Lynnette Eason
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


3. Silenced by Dani Pettrey
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


4. Trapped by Irene Hannon 
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


5. The Wishing Season by Denise Hunter
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


6. Undetected by Dee Henderson
Goodreads /Amazon
My Review


7. Out of the Storm by Jody Hedlund
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


8. Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


9. Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris
Goodreads/Amazon
My Review


10. Secrets of Sloane House by Shelley Gray
Goodreads/Amazon
My review

And that's all for me. What was your top ten? Did you have as hard of a time picking as I did? Please feel free to leave your link in the comments. 
I love reading them. :)

Love, 
Danica Page



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