Reviews - Contemporary

Freefall: A Divine Comedy
Lily Iona
MacKenzie

MAGICAL REALISM:  Tillie, Daddy, Sibyl, and Moll—they called themselves the Muskrateers—were young and crazy women with radical opinions and ideas—forty years ago. Now, with the big 6-0 looming on their horizons, they decide on a reunion. It starts out in Whistler, B.C., at Sibyl’s quirky cabin. At first, the women hardly recognize each other.

Just a Name
Becky
Monson

CHICK-LIT:  Holly Murphy loves a solid plan. She has her entire life planned out...until the rug is pulled out from under her, and she is left to deal with her own canceled wedding.

Noemie’s Journey
Victoria
Saccenti

Set in 1968 in North Carolina, this tumultuous love story takes place in an equally tumultuous period of history. Racial tension is at its peak. Noemie Bellerose struggles to survive in this divide. She is Creole, and both she and her younger brother suffer discrimination.

If you had to replace a wedding coordinator on short notice, you’d pick . . . the manager of a rock group, right? Brek Montgomery manages a mega-famous band. His sister is a wedding coordinator. When Brek makes a pit stop to visit family his life gets derailed, big time. Sis—who is pregnant—gets confined to bedrest. She begs him to take over her business . . . just for a little while.

Dr. Paige Ellis seems to have it all together when she inherits her Nana’s bungalow and a list of Nana's last requests to fulfill. She is blown away when she learns that her neighbor, Mr. Hot and Sexy, is none other than Nick Collins, the boy who in grade school puts a snake in her locker and a big wad of gum in her long hair.

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