In this roundup of the best-reviewed BookLife titles, we highlight a hockey-centered romance, a werewolf novel, and an apocalyptic survival story.

Always Only You

Chloe Liese

Synopsis: This friends-to-lovers romance is set in the world of professional hockey.

PW’s Takeaway: A wonderfully complex portrait of two different yet perfectly matched people.

I, Sarah Steinway

Mary Carter

Synopsis: In Carter’s provocative debut, a great flood transforms the world.

PW’s Takeaway: A page-turning portrait of a woman surviving the apocalypse.

The Slaughtered Lamb Bookstore & Bar

Seana Kelly

Synopsis: Kelly’s novel introduces a fierce, lovable werewolf heroine.

PW’s Takeaway: Readers will delight in the humor and heartache of this urban fantasy.