Reviews of Karen McQuestion's Books

"Can love survive all obstacles? In Dovetail, Karen McQuestion crafts a story spanning generations, one brimming with family secrets between sisters, breathtaking suspense, and the undeniable power of love everlasting. I dare you to put the book down before reaching the triumphant conclusion. I couldn't." --Christine Nolfi, bestselling author of The Road She Left Behind

"...the perfect escape. I was swept away by how well this novel balances the extremes of the human experience, from regret to hope to love." FIRST for Women Senior Editor Kristina Mastrocola on Dovetail

"Nobody writes with such compelling and poignant simplicity as Karen McQuestion, and her latest novel Dovetail could well be the best proof yet. I was drawn into this story by the cast of very human characters and the elements of love-inflected mystery and suspense, and kept quickly turning the pages until the very satisfying end. This is storytelling at its finest. Don't miss it!" --Barbara Taylor Sissel, bestselling author of Faultlines and The Truth We Bury

"Karen McQuestion has crafted an emotionally suspenseful tale that explores the intriguing possibilities of genetic memory. It's an inspired story--a marvelous, evocative read, the perfect blend of mystery, magic, tragedy, and hope. I absolutely loved it, and I devoured it from start to finish." --USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean about Dovetail

"In her latest release Dovetail, Karen McQuestion expertly weaves together the past and present in a suspenseful tapestry of words that will leave the reader intrigued to the last page." --Kay Bratt, author of Wish Me Home and True to Me

“Heartfelt and poignant, with an unexpected and mysterious twist, this story will keep you guessing until the very end. It isn’t necessary to read Good Man, Dalton before reading Missing Her More, but I highly recommend it. Karen McQuestion’s books are just a joy to read." -- Barbara Taylor Sissel, bestselling author of Faultlines and The Truth We Bury on Missing Her More


“A book that reveals the brighter side of human nature in a surprising way. Good Man, Dalton is a sweet confection you’ll savor as Midwesterner Greta Hansen arrives in New York City for a job that doesn’t exist—and discovers something better than money or fame.”   ̶  Christine Nolfi, bestselling author of The Road She Left Behind  

“I was riveted to the page and on occasion brought to tears. A book you don’t want to miss.” — Barbara Taylor Sissel, bestselling author of Faultlines and The Truth We Bury on Half a Heart 

"An imaginative fable about two witches that should excite young readers."—Kirkus Reviews on Grimm House

“The plot is fast paced and easy to dive into, making this a quick and exciting read." —School Library Journal on From a Distant Star

“I devoured it in one sitting!”  —New York Times Bestselling author Lesley Kagen on Edgewood

“I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this book. It was so much action from the very beginning to the very end. It even had a lot of romance in it... Pick up this book and read it. You will love it.” —Tiffany from Once Upon A reviews on Edgewood

"I feel like I've been waiting for this book. It's kind of like all my favorite comic books rolled into one awesome package... I'm eagerly awaiting the second book, I'm hooked!" --The Kindle Book Review on Edgewood

"This book was nothing short of awesome." --Candy from on Edgewood

“At first glance Favorite is a story of a girl and her family learning to cope with loss. But at some point it morphs into a psychological thriller. It’s an unexpected but welcome turn that will leave readers on the edge of their seats.” —Jessica Harrison, Cracking the Cover

“This story featuring a strong protagonist who has mastered the art of being the new girl will appeal to girls who are fans of this genre.” —School Library Journal on Life on Hold

“Karen McQuestion just keeps getting better! Hello Love is an enchanting, impossible-to-put-down novel about big hearts and second chances.” —Claire Cook, USA Today bestselling author of Must Love Dogs

"An emotional and engaging novel about family..." --Delia Ephron on A Scattered Life

"McQuestion writes with a sharp eye and a sure voice, and as a reader, I was willing to go wherever she wanted to take me. After I finished the book, I thought about how I might describe it to a friend, and I settled on...: "You should read this. It’s good." --Carolyn Parkhurst on A Scattered Life