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Whisper if you need me by Dina SIlver Book Review

Whisper If you Need Me by Dina Silver _ Zainey Laney


It’s Novel Nerd!

It’s not monday but I have a special book to share with you today! “Whisper If you need me” is a story about Julia. 5 years previously her mother mysteries left and Julia still does not know why. Now, at 16, Julia is sent to camp by her father and step mother. While there, she meets Jack, explores what it means to grow up, and how to deal with the past in her life.

Whisper If you need me is a very nice read. I felt like it was fast and pulled me in. This is definitely in the chic-lit genre. While I liked the story itself, I felt like the ages of the main characters were a little young. The setting of the camp is definitely idyllic and I could see many people being introspective there. However, the relationship to me was not totally realistic.  As someone who has worked at camps, if you were involved with a camper, you were a goner. However, the story itself is definitely worth the read.

Whisper If you need me is available on AMAZON in paperback, and kindle. Not available on Google Play at this time.

Release date: Oct 20

Press Summary:

A strong-willed yet vulnerable young beauty, Julia Pearl is sixteen years old when she’s sent away to summer camp for the first time. Julia’s father and stepmother are convinced that time away from home will be good for Julia, hoping it will restore the confidence she lost when her mother disappeared five years earlier. Released from the emotional constraints of her new family and the ugly reputation her mother left behind, Julia finds herself reluctantly tossed into the free-spirited and often drama-infused world of overnight camp—where she quickly falls for an intensely charismatic counselor named Jack Dempsey, a nineteen-year-old college student who will prove to save her life in more ways than one. Rich with humor and poignancy, Whisper If You Need Me is a timeless story that will remind readers of the strength of friendship, the unwavering devotion of family, and ultimately, the power of young love.


Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for an honest review to share with my readers.


Until next time,

Keep Calm and Stay Zainey _ Zainey Laney

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Big Law by Lucy Cameron Book Review

It’s Novel Nerd! Look for a new book review every monday.


Recently I began getting into book reviews, which you have probably noticed have been popping up on my blog a lot lately. My kindle app and google books always have to be stocked so I can read any time I get a chance.

My genres tend to be chic lit, young adult, and sci fi/ adventure. Big Law by Lucy Cameron, falls into the Chic-lit category.


Big Law by Lucy Cameron _ Zainey Laney


This was a fairly easy read, however the ease of reading digital books made this one challenging as I received it in bound form. No matter! I love physical books and so I made a point to read this on my mini-vacation last week. That review is coming later.

The book really had a Devil Wears Prada feel to it, and while I know that is pretty much what the press release says, I have read both that and Revenge Wears Prada so I know what I am talking about. Mackenzie Corbett is running herself ragged trying to work for a large law firm in the corporate law department. She has to work through a series of cases that causes her to neglect her personal life and in the process comes to reflect on why she chose law in the first place.

Even if you are not familiar with legal jargon, you will not get lost in the book. It does not pander to the reader, but provides a fun and easy to read adventure through career vs passion. This is probably one of my new favorite books for the fall.

The Big Law is available on AMAZON in both regular and ebook formats. Not available on Google Play at this time.

Release date: September 7

Press Summary:

Mackenzie Corbett has always dreamed of living in New York City. Now, almost two years into her job as an associate at a premier Manhattan law firm, she’s living her fantasy–big salary, high profile deals, cute boyfriend, designer bag on her arm. The giant bags under her eyes from lack of sleep don’t fit into the fantasy, though. To make matters worse, she’s being tormented by a bitter, bitchy senior associate, her boyfriend is annoyed she never has time for him, and now she’s stuck on the deal from hell with a partner whose biggest claim to fame is throwing a stapler at a cleaning lady because she touched his ficus plant.
With the opportunity to secure a prestigious secondment on line, the overachiever in her is determined to endure whatever it takes to close the biggest deal in the firm’s history. But when Mackenzie finds herself the focus of a devastating investigation her dream job begins spiraling into a nightmare.
In this pitch perfect, frightening accurate novel, Lindsay Cameron throws back the curtain to this intriguing world exposing the truth about life in Biglaw.
Until next time,
Keep Calm and Stay Zainey _ Zainey Laney
Disclaimer: I received this book in order to review it for my readers. Post may contain affiliate links. Book review done with permission of publisher.