AWRW Book Review: REDEMPTION, by Author N.F. Steiner #Giveaway

 Christina willingly gave up her successful career as the star of the New York Ballet Company in order to marry Adam. Now a happy wife and mother living in the small city of Lockville, she longs to tap into her creative life once again and introduce her new community to big-city culture. As the founding […]

Porn Money & Wannabe Mummy by @BarnardLaura #CoverReveal #ChickLit #NewRelease

❥¸.•´*¨`*•✿ COVER REVEAL ❥¸.•´*¨`*•✿  Check out the gorgeous cover for Laura Barnard’s new romantic comedy book Porn Money & Wannabe Mummy!  It’s the third instalment of The Debt & the Doormat series, but can be read as a standalone. Goodreads Genre: Chick Lit, Rom-Com SYNOPSIS What is it about turning thirty that sends rational women into a […]

AWRW Book Review ★ The Lost Woman ★ by Author Gill Stewart @AccentPress @GillStewart2

How much do you know about your family? Feisty, hard-working Catherine McDonald knows what’s best for everyone and tries to make it happen. To keep her aristocratic family’s heads above water, she’s turned their Scottish Highland home, Annat House, into a hotel, but she’s struggling to establish her business. And things don’t improve when a […]

AWRW Book Review 💋 Speaking in Tungs 💋 by Author Karla Jay @AuthorKarlaJay

In this entertaining first novel, set in rural Pennsylvania, a young San Francisco woman searches for her birth-parents and from the moment she arrives in the backwoods town of Tungston, she falls under the spell of unforgettable characters, the unexpected-but-real threat of a violent fugitive, and the unexpected-but-real charm of a local fireman-all leading her […]

AWRW Book Review 💋 Match Me If You Can 💋 by Author Michele Gorman #MatchMe @MicheleGormanUK @AvonBooksUK @HarperCollinsUK

   Ever thought about recycling your ex? Best friends Catherine, Rachel & Sarah are fun, smart, successful and single – just like millions of women with a low tolerance for idiocy in their dates. Mr. Right hasn’t turned up yet, and Mr Right-Now isn’t worth booking a wax appointment for. So when Catherine, London’s finest […]

AWRW Book Review 💔 The Bad Girl 💔 by Author L. Donsky-Levine @LDonskyLevine

  Synopsis 1971. Riley Madison is always looking over her shoulder. And always running. From poverty, from abuse, from a childhood snuffed out by a junkie mother, and a violent past marginally kept at bay. This twenty-two-year-old New Yorker lives in her less than perfect world where her only friend is a cat, and when […]

Author Michele Gorman’s 💻 Match Me If You Can 💻 COVER WARS! @MicheleGormanUK @HelenaSheffield @NottingHillPR @AvonBooksUK @AvonBooks

I’ve made my choice! How about you? Do you prefer the UK or the US edition of Match Me If You Can? 🙂 MATCH ME IF YOU CAN Michele Gorman Available: 14th January  What if Mr Right was just a click away? Meet best friends Catherine, Rachel and Sarah. Yet to find Mr Right, they’ve […]

AWRW Book Review ❋ The Dandelion ❋ by Author Terry Guilford

You were the love of my life. You still are, and now I’m leaving you.” After discovering her husband of 26 years is having an affair, the narrator of the story falls into what she describes as a deep, dark well of fear and despair. The thought of possible losing everything in her life, including […]

❤ AWRW Book Review ❤ Afraid of Her Shadow by Author @CMScottAuthor #RomCom

Forty something, self-proclaimed cougar, Rebecca is committed only to her cats and her career. Her veteran single girl lifestyle has been peaceful and happy – that is until she started dating age-appropriate Steve, an entomology professor with a sweet smile and demeanor to match. Who knew an insect scientist could be so appealing? The problem? […]

AWRW Book Review 🎩 🐇 A Sudden Gust Of Gravity, by Author Laurie Boris @LaurieBoris

Christina Davenport, waitressing to pay the bills, has abandoned her childhood dream of becoming a magician–until she meets the mesmerizing Reynaldo the Magnificent. He hires her as his assistant for his magic and juggling show; she hopes she can play the role without cutting his giant ego in half. Devon Park, a surgical resident, is […]

Kindle Countdown Deal: No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Hey bargain-bookworms! I have great news! No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith is being featured as a Kindle Countdown Deal on Amazon! Until October 21, 2015, you can purchase this e-book for a bargain .99$! Even better, if you have Kindle Unlimited, you can grab this book for FREE! Scottish-born midwife, Miriam loves her […]

Cover Reveal: Meet Me In Manhattan, by Author Claudia Carroll @CarrollClaudia @HelenaSheffield @AvonBooksUK

The cooler air puts me in a festive mood, and I am really excited about this Holiday romance, Meet Me In Manhattan, by Author Claudia Carroll! I cannot wait to get my hands on this book! If you can’t spend Christmas in New York, do so vicariously through Holly Johnson! 🙂   In a New […]

Cover Reveal: Mistletoe & Mayhem, by Author Catherine Ferguson! @AvonBooksUK @Catherine_ann_f @HelenaSheffield

There are 75 days left till Christmas, and as usual, Avon UK does Christmas with style! Check out this cover reveal for Author Catherine Ferguson’s cozy holiday read, Mistletoe & Mayhem! **The new novel from ebook bestseller, Catherine Ferguson. A warm and cosy festive tale you won’t be able to put down.**  Lola Plumpton can’t […]

AWRW Book Review: Olivia, Mourning, (Olivia Book 1), by Author Yael Politis

Newly orphaned and forced to live with her brother and the overbearing woman who will soon be his wife, Olivia Killion is determined to gain her independence by inheriting 80 acres of farmland in far off Michigan. Her father’s will bequeathed the land to whichever of his offspring would put in a crop and stake […]

AWRW Book Review: Renee’s Return (The Cass and Nick Series, Book 4), by Alretha Thomas @AlrethaThomas @SoulmatePublish

After finally marrying the man of her dreams and having the baby she’s always wanted, Cassandra Harte believes she has the perfect life. Could she, like Job in the Bible, have a life that’s too perfect? Cassandra feels she must have, or God wouldn’t have laid it on her husband Nick’s heart to have their […]

Cover Reveal: Make A Christmas Wish, by Author Julia Williams @JCCWilliams @AvonBooksUK @HelenaSheffield @HarperCollinsUK

Christmas is 88 days away, and it’s time to get festive with a Holiday book! Today, I would like to present you with Author Julia William’s latest novel, Make A Christmas Wish, published through Harper Collins, Avon! Have you ever wanted to go back, to make amends, or even just to thank the ones you […]

Meet Carlos Rubio! An AWRW Author Interview

Today I am featuring award-winning author, Carlos Rubio, on A Well Read Woman Blog! He was kind enough to answer some questions for me, and I am happy to share this interview. 🙂 So without further ado, everyone, meet Carlos Rubio! Hi Carlos. Thank you for agreeing to this interview. Could you please tell me […]

AWRW Book Review: The Baby In The Window, by Author Alretha Thomas

A magna cum laude graduate of UCLA, Cassandra Harte never took a test she couldn’t ace. So when her home pregnancy test comes back negative, she’s certain the kit’s defective. Failure has never been an option for Cassandra. She has a well-established career, a handsome husband (Nick), and a lovely home. But there’s one thing […]

AWRW Book Review: Forgotten Objects, by Author Carlos Rubio

Forgotten Objects traces the life of Anna d’Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d’Amio, from Mussolini’s Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find […]

AWRW Book Review: As Good As It Gets? by Fiona Gibson @FionaGibson @AvonBooksUK

“Midlife crisis? WHAT midlife crisis?!” Charlotte Bristow is worried about her husband Will. With her 16-year-old daughter Rosie newly signed to a top modelling agency, and Will recently out of a job, things are changing in their household. As Will dusts down his old leather trousers and starts partying with their new, fun neighbours, Charlotte […]

AWRW Book Review: Behind The Scenes, by Author Sophie Childs @SophieWriteAlot @SoVainBooks

Things are never quite as they appear. Bethan Brooks works in London for the ultimate boss from Hell, trying to support her wannabe rockstar boyfriend. But are The Vampire Squirrels really ever going to make it big or is she doomed to be a secretary forever? Luckily, Bethan finds the perfect escape when going to […]

Meet Author Carissa Ann Lynch! An AWRW Author Interview @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

I recently had the pleasure of reading Have You Seen This Girl?, by Author Carissa Ann Lynch. I read a lot of books, but the plot and characters of this particular novel stuck with me. You can read my book review, where I sing my praises, here! 🙂 I am so pleased to present to […]

AWRW Book Review: Wave To Papa, by Author Erin Lee @CrazyLikeMe2015 @LimitlessBooks

Dawn Winchester is sure Dan didn’t mean to hurt their toddler son Noah…again. With the media swarming her on the courthouse steps, her husband in jail, her teenage daughter already in foster care, and a determined case worker and vigilant court appointed guardian fighting to “protect Noah,” Dawn doesn’t know where to turn. Nobody cared […]

AWRW Book Review: Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni offers a remarkable insight into the lives of Afghan women both before and after Taliban’s rise to power. The reader is caught up in the day-to-day lives of women like Sharifa, Latifa and Marzia, sharing their problems, dramas, the tears and the laughter: whether enjoying a good gossip over tea […]

AWRW Book Review: “Next Stop: Nina”, by Author Robin Raven @RobinRaven

Nina never was one who felt comfortable in this world. As she struggles to cope with the pain of her present and past, the young girl’s life is changed through the beauty of art. When Nina grows up and winds up in over her head in a dark place, she finds herself somehow transported to […]

AWRW Book Review: Strawberry and Sage, by Author Amanda Gale @AmandaGaleBooks

A historical romance novella for readers of the Meredith series and new readers alike. Gabriel Kelly is a hard-working young carpenter carrying the weight of responsibility on his back. With his father injured on the job and his brother fighting in Vietnam, Gabriel struggles to stay positive. And with the possibility of being drafted looming […]

AWRW Book Review: English Ivy (The Late Bloomers Series Book 2), by Author Betsy Talbot @BetsyTalbot #Romance #Over40 #LateBloomers

“Finally, contemporary romance for women over forty!” After a solid career as an economist working at the US Embassy in London, forty-two-year-old American Ivy Cross is ready to jump to the bigger paycheck of the private sector and finally make time for a relationship. Madrid-based tech superstar Ruben Alegre both infuriates and intoxicates her, and […]

AWRW Book Review: Perfect Girl, by Author Michele Gorman @MicheleGormanUK

“Cinderella meets Falling Down in this wickedly funny tale about having it all.” Carol is perfect… at least that’s what everyone thinks. In reality she’s sinking fast – her family treats her like their personal assistant and her boyfriend is so busy with work that he’s got her single-handedly running their relationship. Not that her […]

Getting to Know Meredith: An AWRW Character Interview @AmandaGaleBooks

***The four novels of the *Meredith* series explore love, growth, and the flaws that make us human. The following is my character interview with the protagonist of the Meredith Series, Meredith herself, answered by Author Amanda Gale.*** Hi Merry! Wait, is it ok if I call you Merry? I’d like that! Only truly special friends […]

AWRW Book Review: Piece By Piece, by Author Cathie Whitmore @CathieWhitmore #WomensFiction #BookReview

Eleanor’s rags to riches story, begins the day she meets Robert Harding, in April 1948. Robert’s good looks do play a minor part in Eleanor’s attraction to him, but the silver spoon protruding from his mouth, most definitely clinches the deal. From the moment Eleanor meets Robert’s mother Rose, beaming at her from the front […]

SALE Alert! The Meredith Series, by Author Amanda Gale @AmandaGaleBooks #WomensFiction #Romance #Sale

To celebrate the one year anniversary of the publication of the Meredith Series, through July, the Meredith Series is on sale, at a bargain .99$ each on Kindle and Nook!!! About The Meredith Series: Meredith Beck, a teacher from Philadelphia, must redefine herself after she is shaken by tragedy. The series chronicles the remaking of […]

New Release: The Lives Between Us, by Author Theresa Rizzo #BookBlast @Theresa_Rizzo

The Lives Between Us is about family and love. It’s about desperate people doing what they need to, to save the ones they love. Grief-stricken reporter, Skylar Kendall, plots revenge on Michigan Sen. Hastings who opposed life-saving stem cell research and therapy. She gains access to Hastings, learning secrets that would launch her career and satisfy […]

AWRW #BookBlast: Michele Gorman’s Little Sacrifices, by Jamie Scott @MicheleGormanUK

Most of you know Michele Gorman as a chick lit author but LITTLE SACRIFICES, a historical fiction, was written by her alter-ego, Jamie Scott. This novel has just been relaunched with a beautiful new cover! How much would you risk to stand up for your beliefs? When Duncan and Sarah Powell move with their daughter, […]

A Sense Of Place: Guest Post by Author Jo Bartlett @SoVainBooks @J_B_Writer

A Sense of Place I was born a stone’s throw from the white cliffs of Dover and have only once lived more than about half an hour from the coast, which I absolutely hated. I’m not sure whether that had anything to do with being further from the sea, though, or just because I was […]

I Never Found My Steven, But I Did Find My Story: #SearchingForSteven Blog Tour, Guest Post by Author Jessica Redland @JessicaRedland @SoVainBooks

My debut novel, Searching for Steven, was launched on 3rd June by So Vain Books and is available as a paperback and an eBook. My debut novella, Raving About Rhys (set before Steven but written as a stand-alone story), was released last month and is available in eBook format. This time last year, being a […]

AWRW Book Review: Bride Without A Groom, by Amy Lynch #BlogTour @AmyLynchAuthor @BlandAlice @TheChargeIsOn

Rebecca has chosen the most luscious, five tiered, wedding cake – as featured in Hello! Magazine. The engagement ring that she has selected is celebrity inspired. The wedding singer is on speed dial. He doesn’t usually do Michael Bolton, but as it’s for a first dance he’ll make an exception. Father Maguire is checking dates […]

Book Blast! Piece By Piece, by Author Cathie Whitmore @CathieWhitmore

Eleanor’s rags to riches story, begins the day she meets Robert Harding, in April 1948. Robert’s good looks do play a minor part in Eleanor’s attraction to him, but the silver spoon protruding from his mouth, most definitely clinches the deal. From the moment Eleanor meets Robert’s mother Rose, beaming at her from the front […]

Author Katie O’ Rourke’s Book Club #Contest! @KatieORourke78

Hi Bookworms! I have some news that will brighten up your Monday. 🙂 Do you belong to a book club? Women’s Fiction Author, Katie O’ Rourke, is having a fun contest and whoever wins gets free copies of her latest book, A Long Thaw, for every member of their club! Here are the details of the […]

AWRW #WayBackWednesday Book Review: A Good Yarn, by Debbie Macomber

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW Book Review: Red, White & Screwed, by Author Holly Bush @HollyBushBooks

Politics just got personal… Political strategist Glenda Nelson is having a meltdown. Her handpicked, very married Congressional candidate was just caught climbing out of the window of the Sleepytown Motel, and her philandering ex-husband seems to have the most to gain from the colossal scandal that follows. As Glenda attempts to salvage the campaign in […]