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 […]

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 🎩 🐇 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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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: 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

AWRW Book Review: The Curvy Girls Club, by Michele Gorman #LoveYourself

Where Confidence is the New Black. Fed up with always struggling to lose weight, best friends Katie, Ellie, Pixie and Jane start a social club where size doesn’t matter. It soon grows into London’s most popular club – a place to have fun instead of counting carbs – and the women find their lives changing […]

AWRW Book Blast: Behind The Scenes, by Author Sophie Childs @SophieWritesAlot @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 […]

AWRW Book Review: Meredith With The Waves, by Author Amanda Gale

Meredith’s journey has brought her far from the buoyant, idealistic girl she was before. But she has grown wiser and more courageous with each experience, never losing her integrity, her kindness, or her spark for life. In Book Four, Meredith With the Waves, she comes to be at peace with the world and with herself […]

Guest Post: Building A Hero I Can Believe In, by Author Samantha Bryant

Building a Hero I Can Believe In, by Author Samantha Bryant   She stands atop the building, the wind blowing her cape and long, flowing hair out behind her as she scans the horizon. Her perfectly-toned, eternally twenty-three-year-old body is poised to leap (a position that apparently involves torquing your body to accentuate both your […]

AWRW Book Review: Meredith Into The Fire, by Author Amanda Gale

They’ve been crossing paths for over a year. Now fate seems to throw Meredith together with Shane Thayer, an aspiring celebrity chef with an odd sense of humor and a volatile temper. Struggling to make a name for himself and to satisfy the ambitions of his overbearing parents, Shane seems a far cry from the […]

If I Knew Then What I Know Now… Guest Post by Author Sophie Childs

  IF I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW by Sophie Childs, author of Behind the Scenes   If I knew then what I know now… I wouldn’t have spent 8 years living with someone I didn’t love. It wasn’t that he was a bad person, he just wasn’t the right person for me and […]

AWRW Book Review: Moody Not Broody, by Author Kathryn Player #WomensFiction

Emma is a newly-wed looking forward to some blissful years with her new husband, Mike, but everyone else expects her to have children. Emma is a teacher and so, in everyone’s mind, she MUST want children. However, Emma has never wanted children and has to convince her husband, her family and her friends that she’s […]

AWRW Book Review: God Doesn’t Love Us All The Same, by Author Nina Guilbeau

Janine Harris never really thought about homeless people. She barely even notices them as she passes them by on her way to work in downtown Washington D.C. All Janine can focus on is the shambles of her own young life, afraid that she will never be able to get past the painful mistakes she has […]

AWRW Book Review: Layla, by Celine Keating #WomensFiction

Layla is the story of a young woman whose journey forward is through the past. In the 1960s, Layla’s parents were protesting the Vietnam War. Students were burning draft cards. Thousands were marching on Washington. The Weather Underground was taking things further—making statements, making bombs. Now it’s 2005, her mother has died, and her legacy […]

AWRW December Reading Roundup: Reading Is Snow Much Fun

December was a flurry of books, reviews, blogger awards and even an author interview here at AWRW blog. And what a better way to enjoy the winter, than stay inside with a good book! Because after all, reading is snow much fun! 😉 Here is my monthly recap of December happenings at AWRW Blog: December […]

AWRW Book Review: Shadows Of Serenity, by Marsha A. Moore

Joyce Runsey spends her life savings to open a yoga studio in an historic Victorian St Augustine house, only to discover the property is haunted. A female ghost’s abusive, and very much alive husband, still tortures her by using dark witchcraft. The disruptive energy thwarts Joyce’s ambition to create a special environment to train students […]

AWRW Book Review: Coming Home for Christmas, by Julia Williams

 “A time to be with those you love….” These three friends are dreading Christmas … Cat needs to get off the ‘has-been’ heap and rescue her flagging TV career but the demands of her extended family are reaching fever pitch and she barely has time to breathe. Meanwhile, Pippa has got too many balls to […]

AWRW Book Review: I’ll Take New York, by Miranda Dickinson

“Never make a promise you can’t keep.” Have you ever given up on love? When her boyfriend lets her down for the last time, Brooklyn bookshop owner Bea James makes a decision – no more. No more men, no more heartbreak, and no more pain. Psychiatrist Jake Steinmann is making a new start too, leaving […]

AWRW Book Review: The Baby and The Bride, by Laura Barnard

Poppy and Jazz’s lives sound perfect on paper. Jazz has a new baby and Poppy’s getting married. But their realities are very different. Poppy must strive to keep her cool new job with crazy hours, while trying to keep Ryan happy. Before she knows it her wedding has got out of control, thanks to her […]

AWRW Book Review: Scared Scriptless, by Alison Sweeney

Maddy Carson is a mass of contradictions. She loves her job as Script Supervisor on a hit TV show, but hates “Hollywood.” Super-organized and down-to-earth, Maddy is clearly one of the best at her job, and her strict dating rule – “No Actors!” – helps her keep focused on her career. However, a budding relationship […]

AWRW Presents: Top Ten Women’s Fiction Novels, a Feature of ‘Top Ten Tuesday’, Hosted by the Broke & Bookish

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join!   If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a Women’s Fiction […]

AWRW Interview with Award Winning Author, Poet, and Journalist Mary Smith!

Today I have the privilege of interviewing author, poet, and journalist Mary Smith. Mary Smith has written No More Mulberries, and Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women, as well as Thousands Pass Here Every day, which is a full length poetry collection. Having spent time in Afghanistan herself, she is able […]

AWRW Book Review: A Very Good Life, by Author Lynn Steward *PLUS GIVEAWAY*

Book Review: A Very Good Life, by Author Lynn Steward “We know what a determined woman can accomplish, don’t we? -She would need to be focused. It was almost 1975, International Woman’s Year. If she wanted to live up to the expectations of women like Nina Bramen, she would have to rise to the occasion.”–A […]

Book Review: No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith

No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith Book Review: Scottish born Margaret, now Miriam, can’t milk a goat but she can birth a baby and educate not only patients, but young students too. When her Afghan husband tells her she is no longer to teach as it may damage not only her, but his reputation […]