Books & Media

New Adult Romance

Have you seen this new category?  Are you a little confused between Young Adult, New Adult and Adult?    New Adult is geared toward the 18-25 year age group.  This category has really become popular because of great authors like Jamie McGuire, Sylvia Day, Colleen Hoover and Samantha Young.  Remember you certainly don’t have to be between the ages of  18 – 25 to read!  Check out some of these titles.

The Accident

I wanted to read The Accident after reading Pavone’s best seller, The Expats. This story isn’t as compelling as The Expats but it was entertaining. Isabel Reed, a New York literary agent, receives a manuscript from an anonymous author. It is sure to be a best seller, but since it reveals secrets kept by powerful people, she is afraid that it will be dangerous to publish the book. Sure enough, her assistant is murdered and soon Isabel and her associate Jeff are running for their lives.

Dear Sir or Madam.....

It’s an idea that dates back centuries.  A character in a play – comedy or drama – will dress as a member of the opposite sex.  Sometimes it’s for money.  Sometimes to trick another person for a noble cause.  Sometimes just to hide out for a while.  Shakespeare was fond of having a strong female character disguise herself as a

Book Hunters in Brief #31: Jane Austen

BHinB#31: Jane AustenChances are pretty good that Jane Austen didn’t imagine the industriousness she would inspire two centuries after she went to that great cotillion in the sky.