August in Review

august-2016With kids going back to school and squeezing in last minute holidays, August has been a quite month here at Straight off the Page. Thankfully, we’ve still found time to review some of our recent reads, and share the last of our summer reading lists! We even managed to conduct a couple of interviews and write a seriously geeky article. If you missed any of them, catch up here.


Summer Reading Lists

Pepper Basham shares her overly optimistic (because really, who’s list wasn’t?) summer reading list.

Our very own Laura Dellosso has a fantastic selection of Young Adult novels on her list.



When Death Draws Near by Carrie Stuart Parks (Crime/Suspense), reviewed by Melissa

Together at the Table by Hillary Manton Lodge (Contemporary Romance), reviewed by Beth

Trinity Icon by Steve Wilson (Military/Suspense), reviewed by Melissa

Bride of a Distant Isle by Sandra Byrd (Historical Romance/Mystery), reviewed by Beth

Rise the Dark by Michael Koryta (Suspense/Thriller), reviewed by Melissa

A Heart Most Certain by Melissa Jagears (Historical Romance), reviewed by Beth



Melissa chats to Carrie Stuart Parks about When Death Draws Near, snake-handling, and what’s up next in the series.

Michelle talked to Dani Pettrey about her new series, her research process and the fight against sex trafficking.



Laura investigates the four best apps for keeping your reading organized–because when we’re not reading books or reviewing them, we also love putting them into lists and collections. Let’s be honest, most of our lives revolve around our reading habits.


Upcoming Content

While we’re still slowly easing back into the swing of reviewing again, we do have two fantastic giveaways planned for the end of September. We hope you return to the site to enter!

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