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    THE INSIDERS BY TIJAN

    Title: The Insiders Author: Tijan Release date: May 4, 2021 Book details: Trilogy Pages: 384 Rating: FOUR STARS Blurb Bailey is as normal as could be, with a genius IQ and a photographic memory. But still, normal for her. Then, things happen―a guy breaks into her house in the middle of the night to take her hostage. She finds out her father is actually billionaire tech genius Peter Francis, the same guy she’s idolized all her life. She learns all this when she meets dark, mysterious, and electrifying Kashton Colello. He’s an associate of her father’s, and he gives Bailey two choices―go with him and meet her father or survive…

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    THE HOUSE SWAP BY JO LOVETT

    Title: The House Swap Author: Jo Lovett Release date: April 19, 2021 Book details: Standalone Pages: 337 Rating: FOUR STARS Blurb Island house off coast of Maine, with private beach, sea views and the occasional farmyard animal, seeks super swanky Central London penthouse overlooking Holland Park, complete with concierge service and spurned ex-lovers… When thirty-somethings Cassie and James find each other on a home swap website, it feels meant to be. City hotshot James needs a bolthole after a relationship goes sour and Cassie needs to leave the comfort of her little island to research her new book. Soon, James is living in Cassie’s cute but ramshackle beachside cottage, and Cassie’s living in James’s…

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    SPELLMAKER BY CHARLIE N. HOLMBERG

    Title: Spellmaker Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Release date: March 9, 2021 Pages: 301 Series: Book 2 of 2: Spellbreaker Rating: FOUR STARS Blurb Dead wizards, stolen enchantments, and broken promises force a young spellbreaker out of the shadows in the next thrilling installment of the Spellbreaker series by the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician. England, 1895. An unsolved series of magician murders and opus thefts isn’t a puzzle to Elsie Camden. But to reveal a master spellcaster as the culprit means incriminating herself as an unregistered spellbreaker. When Elsie refuses to join forces with the charming assassin, her secret is exposed, she’s thrown in jail, and the murderer disappears. But Elsie’s…

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    THE SONGBOOK OF BENNY LAMENT BY AMY HARMON

    Title: The Songbook of Benny Lament Author: Amy Harmon Release date: March 16, 2021 Pages: 444 Series: Standalone Rating: FIVE STARS Blurb From the bestselling author of What the Wind Knows and From Sand and Ash comes a powerful love story about a musical duo who put everything on the line to be together. New York, 1960: For Benny Lament, music is his entire life. With his father’s deep ties to the mob, the Bronx piano man has learned that love and family can get you in trouble. So he keeps to himself, writing songs for other musicians, avoiding the spotlight…until the night his father brings him to see Esther Mine sing. Esther is…

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    NAMESAKE BY ADRIENNE YOUNG

    Title: Namesake Author: Adrienne Young Release date:  March 16, 2021 Series: Book 2 of 2: Fable Pages: 368  Rating: 5 STARS Blurb Filled with action, emotion, and lyrical writing, New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with Namesake, the final book in the captivating Fable duology. Trader. Fighter. Survivor. With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and its crew were set to start over. That freedom is short-lived when she becomes a pawn in a notorious thug’s scheme. In order to get to her intended destination she must help him to secure a partnership with Holland, a powerful gem trader who is more than she seems. As Fable descends deeper into a world…

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    MAKE UP BREAK UP BY LILY MENON

    Title: Make Up Break Up Author: Lily Menon Release date: February 2, 2021 Book details: Standalone Pages: 336 Rating: FOUR STARS Blurb Love, romance, second chances, fairy-tale endings…these are the things Annika Dev believes in. Her app, Make Up, has been called the “Google Translate for failing relationships.” High efficiency break-ups, flashy start-ups, penthouses, fast cars…these are the things Hudson Craft believes in. His app, Break Up, is known as the “Uber for break-ups.” It’s wildly successful―and anathema to Annika’s life philosophy. Which wouldn’t be a problem if they’d gone their separate ways after that summer fling in Las Vegas, never to see each other again. Unfortunately for Annika, Hudson’s moving…

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    AMELIA UNABRIDGED BY ASHLEY SCHUMACHER

    Title: Amelia Unabridged Author: Ashley Schumacher Release date: February 16, 2021 Book details: Standalone Pages: 304 Rating: FOUR STARS Blurb Sparks fly between two teens as they grapple with grief, love, and the future in this unforgettable debut novel sure to entice fans of Jandy Nelson and Jennifer E. Smith Eighteen-year-old Amelia Griffin is obsessed with the famous Orman Chronicles, written by the young and reclusive prodigy N. E. Endsley. They’re the books that brought her and her best friend Jenna together after Amelia’s father left and her family imploded. So when Amelia and Jenna get the opportunity to attend a book festival with Endsley in attendance, Amelia is ecstatic.…

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    GOING GREEN BY NICK SPALDING

    Title: Going Green Author: Nick Spalding Release date: December 8, 2020 Book details: Standalone Pages: 335 Rating: THREE STARS BLURB From the bestselling author of Dumped, Actually comes a laugh-out-loud story about saving your job…and maybe saving the planet in the process. Meet Ellie Cooke. When it comes to all things environmental she’s, well, a bit ‘green’. It’s not that she doesn’t care about things like climate change and plastic pollution, it’s just that life has always got in the way of that sort of thing. But when the PR firm Ellie works for is taken over by keen environmentalist Nolan Reece, it’s clear that if she wants to save her job, she’s going…

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    ODD BIRD BY LEE FARNSWORTH

    Title: Odd Bird Author: Lee Farnsworth Release date: October 15, 2020 Series: Standalone Pages: 338  Rating: THREE STARS Blurb Simon Selwood is an academic expert on the mating behaviour of birds, but hopeless at finding human love. Then he meets Kim, and at last something is more important to him than ornithology. Kim doesn’t give a hoot about birds. And at first she isn’t very interested in Simon either. Relying on what he has gleaned from observing the opportunistic pied flycatcher and other species, plus the unorthodox advice of old friend Phil, Simon sets out on a mission to discover love for himself. But will he make the right choice?…

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    CHOSEN ONES BY VERONICA ROTH

    Title: CHOSEN ONES Author: Veronica Roth Release date: April 7, 2020 Series: Book 1 of 1: Chosen Ones Pages: 438  Rating: FOUR STARS BLURB Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. He was known as the Dark One, and his weapon of choice—catastrophic events known as Drains—leveled cities and claimed thousands of lives. Chosen Ones, as the teens were known, gave everything they had to defeat him. After the Dark One fell, the world went back to normal . . . for everyone but them. After all, what do you do when you’re the…