Genre: Womens Fiction

The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

Posted June 22, 2017 by Minx
The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

**This story is also titled as “The Summer Seaside Kitchen” with an alternate cover** The Cafe by the Sea is an endearing tale about a woman who is trying to come to her own after a tragedy strikes that created a rift between her family. She was able to push them from her mind until she was faced with going back to her home. Little did she know that returning […]


America’s Next Reality Star by Laura Heffernan

Posted June 5, 2017 by Minx
America’s Next Reality Star by Laura Heffernan

I wanted to read America’s Next Reality Star because I was curious to see how convincing the storyline would be. Would it be believable? Would it compare to what I think the process would be like? I can say that I have only ever watched reality shows like Hell’s Kitchen and Face Off. I am not really a connoisseur of reality television but this story was very convincing. I really […]


Crazy in Love by Annabelle Costa

Posted May 10, 2017 by Minx
Crazy in Love by Annabelle Costa

I always appreciate it when an author tackles difficult and sensitive subjects. Crazy in Love is a unique romance that does just that but also shows such humanity. I just love this story! To say that it hits all the emotional feels is an understatement. This book will grab you from the start and does not let go of your attention until the end. Such a good read! In this story, […]


Charmed by Charlie by Amanda Uhl

Posted April 12, 2017 by Minx
Charmed by Charlie by Amanda Uhl

The Office meets Sixteen Candles! Charmed by Charlie is a sweet romantic comedy that is entertaining and heart-warming. From the start, you can’t help but be charmed by Charlie’s character. He is the total package but he also actually seems to care about what happens at the Reynolds Paint Company, the place where Val works. Val is not so thrilled about Charlie’s presence at the company though because he represents […]


Didn’t Get Frazzled by David Z. Hirsch

Posted March 10, 2017 by Minx
Didn’t Get Frazzled by David Z. Hirsch

I like to challenge myself from time to time to step out and read something new. I have never read a medical fiction book before, which Didn’t Get Frazzled truly is. This story follows around Seth Levine as he navigates the world of being a medical student in New York City. This book is set in the early ninety’s and is written with the right proportions between all the medical […]


Think Before You Speak by D.A. Bale

Posted February 13, 2017 by Minx
Think Before You Speak by D.A. Bale

This is the second installment in The Bartender Babe Chronicles and I found it to be witty, humorous, and a real page turner. I do not know what it is about the character of Vicki Bohanan but she just keeps me entertained page after page. It might be that she is not perfect and that although she makes plenty of mistakes she always wants the best for those she cares […]


Three Fat Singletons by J.M. Bartholomew

Posted January 12, 2017 by Minx
Three Fat Singletons by J.M. Bartholomew

When you read this story, you need to keep in mind is that it is written in British English and it is heavy in slang. This story follows around three main characters who share a bond of friendship. The main thread running through this story is that they are all looking for love and in the case of this book, it is in all the wrong places. The real draw […]


Look Before You Jump by D.A. Bale

Posted January 9, 2017 by Minx
Look Before You Jump by D.A. Bale

A big-mouth, partying Southerner with more guts than brains at times is not exactly my favorite type of character but Vicky Bohanan is a quirky character that has a flavor of her own. Her character comes off as having issues with her Dad and pretty much every member of the society she grew up in but when you get into the story you see that she really has a problem […]


Love Literary Style by Karin Gillespie

Posted December 12, 2016 by Minx
Love Literary Style by Karin Gillespie

Entertaining, romantic and an emotional delight. I wanted to read this book because the idea of a literary author and an inexperience romance author coming together sounded like a train wreck in the making and I was curious to see how the author would make this work. Turns out that I thoroughly enjoyed reading this story. Ms. Gillespie did a fantastic job of bringing these two worlds together. Laurie Lee […]


Burning September by Melissa Simonson

Posted December 9, 2016 by Minx
Burning September by Melissa Simonson

Compelling, engaging, and emotionally provoking! When I started to read this story I was not sure how I was going to feel about it. After all, everything is explained right up front but it is truly about the journey of Kat who essentially grew up in the shadow of her older sister Caroline. Reading this, I was totally engaged from the start. I loved this story! Katya is the main […]


Infamous by Lori Sizemore

Posted December 7, 2016 by Minx
Infamous by Lori Sizemore

Believable, charismatic and entertaining! This storyline is not one you would run across that often and I love that. It is written as realistically as I can imagine. After all I am not familiar with the lifestyles of the rich and famous 🙂 but I could see that this is how it might go down. This story is told from the alternating viewpoints of Justine and Sawyer. I love, love, […]


Merry Me by Amanda Siegrist

Posted December 5, 2016 by Minx
Merry Me by Amanda Siegrist

Charming, poignant and a real page turner! First off I just love the title. Great word play and it is an adorable book. This a sweet little Christmas love story that also has elements of anger, loss, romance, humor and lust. Just an all over feel good story that keeps you entertained from start to finish. Lynn’s character was written as a woman who is trying to make ends meet […]


The Name I Call Myself by Beth Moran

Posted November 22, 2016 by Minx
The Name I Call Myself by Beth Moran

Charming, heartbreaking and yet utterly lovely! This was an endearing novel with elements of friendship, humor, darkness, danger, heartbreak, love and healing. The author was able to tie many subplots together in such a smooth way that it made for a realistic story that had me all misty-eyed by the end. Faith Harp’s character, hmmmm, ok I liked her character and understood the choices she made and why but at […]


The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

Posted September 16, 2016 by Minx
The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

This is a story about a librarian gone rouge. When the big bad takeover is looming Nina Redmond takes a wild risk and decides to take her dream of owning her own little book shop to a whole new level. She develops an idea for a mobile bookstore that goes from location to location sharing the joy of books with people of all ages, backgrounds and reading levels. How could […]


Not Quite Perfect by Catherine Bybee

Posted September 14, 2016 by Minx
Not Quite Perfect by Catherine Bybee

This is my first time reading a novel from Catherine Bybee and I am wondering what rock I have been living under?? I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book! The story is entertaining, light-hearted, and comical but it also held a dark twist to it that although predictable added just the right amount of edge to keep this story from going into the “mega eye roll” territory. “Analyzing people and recognizing […]


Release and Catch by Emigh Cannaday

Posted August 19, 2016 by Minx
Release and Catch by Emigh Cannaday

During the reading of this book I kept drawing parallels with two characters from the show Sex in the City. Maybe I am totally off because I can’t say I watched that show on a regular basis but I think if you took the character’s Samantha and Carrie and squished their personalities into one body you would have the main femme fatale, Sloane Spadowski. She narrates this story with humor, […]