Always the Last to Know – Book Review

Author: Kristan Higgins Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Publication Date: June 9, 2020 Book Description: Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it. From New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins, a new novel examining a family at the breaking point in all its messy, difficult, wonderful complexity. The Frosts are…

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An Elegant Woman – Book Review

Author: Martha McPhee Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Book Description: For fans of Mary Beth Keane and Jennifer Egan, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha McPhee—ten years in the making—explores one family’s story against the sweep of 20th century American history. Drawn from the author’s own…

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The House on Fripp Island – Book Review

Author: Rebecca Kauffman Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Book Description: A taut, page-turning novel of secrets and strife. When two families—one rich, one not—vacation together off the coast of South Carolina, little do they know that someone won’t be returning home. Fripp Island, South Carolina is the perfect destination…

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Remain Silent – Book Review

Author: Susie Steiner Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Publisher: Random House Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Book Description: An immigrant’s mysterious death sets off a chilling hunt for the truth in this gripping crime novel from the author of Missing, Presumed, featuring a “delightful protagonist who deserves a place alongside other beloved literary detectives” (Kirkus Reviews,…

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A Second Home – Book Review

Author: Christina Clancy Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Book Description: After a disastrous summer spent at her family summer home on Cape Cod, seventeen-year-old Ann Gordon was left with a secret that changed her life forever, and created a rift between her sister, Poppy, and their adopted brother,…

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Eden – Book Review

Author: Jamie Lisa Forbes Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Pronghorn Press Publication Date: May 25. 2020 Book Description: Rowen Hart has been raised as the pampered son and only child of a prominent family in the small community of White Rock, North Carolina. It’s the 1950s and he’s drifting through the days, following the life path…

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A Happy Catastrophe – Book Review

Author: Maddie Dawson Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication Date: May 26, 2020 Book Description: From the bestselling author of Matchmaking for Beginners comes a novel about love, loss, and the beautiful mess of family. Marnie MacGraw and Patrick Delaney have been in love for a few years now, enough to realize that…

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