Flying Solo – Book Review

Author: Linda Holmes Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: June 14, 2022 Book Description: Smarting from her recently canceled wedding and about to turn forty, Laurie Sassalyn returns to her Maine hometown of Calcasset to handle the estate of her great-aunt Dot, a spirited adventurer who lived to be ninety-three. Alongside boxes of…

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The Summer Place – Book Review

Author: Jennifer Weiner Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: May 10, 2022 Book Description: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of That Summer comes another heartfelt and unputdownable novel of family, secrets, and the ties that bind. When her twenty-two-year-old stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is…

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French Braid – Book Review

Author: Anne Tyler Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Publication Date: March 22, 2022 Book Description: NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning author—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for…

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Bloomsbury Girls – Book Review

Author: Natalie Jenner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: May 17, 2022 Book Description: Natalie Jenner, the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society, returns with a compelling and heartwarming story of post-war London, a century-old bookstore, and three women determined to find their way in a fast-changing world in Bloomsbury…

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It All Comes Down To This – Book Review

Author: Therese Anne Fowler Genre: Literary Fiction | Women’s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press | Macmillan Audio Publication Date: June 7, 2022 Book Description: Meet the Geller sisters: Beck, Claire, and Sophie, a trio of strong-minded women whose pragmatic, widowed mother, Marti, will be dying soon and taking her secrets with her. Marti has ensured…

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Half-Blown Rose – Book Review

Author: Leesa Cross-Smith Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Grand Central Publishing | Hachette Audio Publication Date: May 31, 2022 Book Description: An irresistible story of a woman remaking her life after her husband’s betrayal leads to a year of travel, art, and passion in Paris, from the award-winning author of This Close to Okay. Vincent, having…

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Two Nights in Lisbon – Book Review

Author: Chris Pavone Genre: General Fiction | Mystery & Thriller’s Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux | Macmillan Audio Publication Date: May 24, 2022 Book Description: You think you know a person . . . Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone—no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong.…

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Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance – Book Review

Author: Alison Espach Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Henry Holt & Co | Macmillan Audio Publication Date: May 17, 2022 Book Description: From Alison Espach, author of the New York Times Editor’s Choice novel The Adults, comes a dazzlingly unconventional love story for readers of Ask Again, Yes and Tell the Wolves I’m HomeThe summer before…

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Our Little World – Book Review

Author: Karen Winn Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Dutton Publication Date: May 3, 2022 Book Description: July 1985. It’s a normal, sweltering New Jersey summer for soon-to-be seventh grader Bee Kocsis. Her thoughts center only on sunny days spent at Deer Chase Lake, on evenings chasing fireflies around her cul-de-sac with the neighborhood kids, and on…

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Blame It on the Brontes – Mini Book Review

Author: Annie Serena Genre: Romance | Women’s Fiction Publisher: Forever Publication Date: May 3, 2022 Book Description: She’s going to write her own happy ending. English professor Athena Murphy is an authority on the novels of the Brontë sisters. But as they say in academia, publish or perish. To save her job, Athena decides to write…

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