Unsettled Ground – Book Review

Author: Claire Fuller Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Tin House Publication Date: May 18, 20201 Book Description: From the author of Our Endless Numbered Days, Swimming Lessons, and Bitter Orange comes a brilliant novel about an unusual family held together by a string of lies, a small town with too many questions, and a sudden death…

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The Plot – Mini Book Review

Author: Jean Hanff Korelitz Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Publisher: Celadon Books/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: May 11, 2021 Book Description: Hailed as “breathtakingly suspenseful,” Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot is a propulsive audiobook about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist…

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The Siren – Book Review

Author: Katherine St. John Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 4, 2021 Book Description: From Katherine St. John, author of The Lion’s Den, comes another sublimely escapist thriller: When Hollywood heartthrob Cole Power hires his ex-wife, Stella Rivers, to act in his son’s film, he sparks a firestorm on an isolated…

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The Newcomer – Book Review

Author: Mary Kay Andrews Genre: Mystery & Thrillers/Romance/Women’s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: May 4, 2021 Book Description: Mary Kay Andrews, the New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads delivers her next page-turner for the summer with The Newcomer. In trouble and on the run… After she discovers…

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The Last Thing He Told Me – Review

Author: Laura Dave Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Women’s Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: May 4, 2021 Book Description: A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she’s found the love of her life—until he disappears. Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite…

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Anna K: Away – Mini Book Review

Author: Jenny Lee Genre: YA Publisher: Flatiron Books/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: April 27, 2021 Book Description: The sequel to Anna K, set over the course of the next summer, as the characters come to terms with Vronsky’s tragic death How the mighty have fallen. Anna K, once the golden girl of Greenwich, CT, and New…

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It Had to Be You – Mini Book Review

Author: Georgia Clark Genre: Romance Publisher: Atria Books/Emily Bestler Books Publication Date: May 4, 2021 Book Description: For the past twenty years, Liv and Eliot Goldenhorn have run In Love In New York, Brooklyn’s top wedding planning business. That is, until Eliot dies while visiting his younger, blonder girlfriend, Savannah Shipley, an events intern from…

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Family Reunion – Book Review

Author: Nancy Thayer Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: May 4, 2020 Book Description: Eleanor Sunderland loves living on Nantucket, in a gorgeous cliffside home that has been in her family for decades. Yet this year she can’t help but feel a bit isolated, even as the island begins to come alive with…

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Relunctantly Home – Book Review

Author: Imogen Clark Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication Date: April 29, 2021 Book Description: Pip Appleby seems to have it all, with her prestigious job as a human rights lawyer and her enviable London home. But then a tragic accident stops her life in its tracks, and in an instant everything changes.…

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Margreete’s Harbor – Mini Book Review

Author: Eleanor Morse Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: April 20, 2021 Book Description: A literary novel set on the coast of Maine during the 1960s, tracing the life of a family and its matriarch as they negotiate sharing a home.Margreete’s Harbor begins with a fire: a fiercely-independent, thrice-widowed woman living…

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