Showing posts from February, 2020

This Won't End Well by Camille Pagan

Annie is having a stressful time in her life. Her fiancee suddenly announces he needs time to think  and leaves for Paris for a month.  He also asks Annie not to contact him while he's gone. Annie quits her job as a chemist and starts to clean houses because her HR rep does not believe Annie was sexually harassed by her boss. She's moved in with her mother to help her mother battle depression. Then some new people come into Annie's life and they help her rethink her situation. This story in told via emails, journal entries, and a few text messages. The journal entries include conversations so it is a mix between a journal entry and traditional writing. I loved this style of writing. It tells the story completely from Annie's viewpoint and you can see what is going through her mind. While Annie has sworn off new people, she meets her new neighbor and a private investigator. They both are vital to the story and help Annie see things in a different way. They take her o

Marriage on Madison Avenue by Lauren Layne

Audrey and Clarke have been friends all their lives. Audrey is a social influencer and a rumor surfaces that she and Clarke are engaged. Audrey is mad and demands Clarke sets the record straight. But then Audrey is targeted as someone who cannot hold on to a man, Audrey and Clarke decide to let the engagement rumor keep going. Everything is going well until Audrey starts to question her feelings for Clarke. Could her feelings be more than just friends? This book is the third in a series but this is the first book I read. I was not lost in the story or feel as if I was missing anything. It can definitely be read as a stand alone book but I'm excited to read the first two books to find out more about Audrey, her friends, and Clarke. My favorite characters were Audrey and her friends, Naomi and Claire. The first chapter of the book describes how they met. Naomi and Audrey were dating the same man without knowing it and also did not know he was married to Claire. They meet at his fun

You are not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Shay is struggling at life. She is attracted to her roommate, but he is in a relationship with someone else, someone who does not like her and wants her to move out. On her way to her temp job one day, she witnesses a women throw herself in front of a subway train and die. Shay is deeply affected and wants to learn more about this woman, Amanda. She attends Amanda's memorial service and meets some of her friends. Amanda's friends seem so nice that Shay wants to join their circle. But then things begin to take a strange turn. Hendricks and Pekkanen have produced another thrilling book. Each chapter is a new twist that slowly unravel the story. Shay witnesses a horrifying event and struggles to return to a normal life. She sees Amanda and thinks about her, wondering what led her to suicide. Shay loves data and each chapter begins with a tidbit statistic. I found these very interesting and enjoyed how they tied into the story. The book is a little confusing at the beginning as y