When a massive hurricane severs all power and cell service to Little Bridge Island, Bree Beckham isn’t worried . . . at first. She’s already escaped her emotionally abusive ex, so a hurricane seems like a piece of cake. But animal-loving Bree does become alarmed when she realizes how many islanders have been cut off from their beloved pets. By the author of The Princess Diaries series.
... is half spirited roman à clef, half Hallmark-sweet romance ... ... The stakes in this novel, however, are larger than their relationship — as charming and passionate as that is ... Cabot's careful to remind us there are often extenuating circumstances in these situations — but she doesn't soften the blow of animal abandonment and neglect ... Cabot captures the beauty of the community and its unity in the face of adversity. Despite the wreckage they have to wade through, the camaraderie Bree builds with the Hartwells cements a sturdy foundation for Little Bridge, sturdier than any physical infrastructure ... A thought-provoking contemplation on actions and choice, No Judgments creates a safe space amidst the storm for its characters and revitalizes readers' hopes for humanity.
... you know the woman who wrote The Princess Diaries series will deliver a happy ending, along with engaging characters, lively dialogue and plenty of plot twists ... The descriptions in No Judgments of storm preparations, the hurricane itself and the dumbfounding aftermath all have the ring of authenticity.