We Came Here to Forget – Book Review

Author: Andrew Dunlop Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Published: July 2, 2019 Book Description: Katie Cleary has always known exactly what she wants: to be the best skier in the world. As a teenager, she leaves her home to live and train full time with her two best friends, all-American brothers Luke and Blair,…

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Hands Up – Book Review

Author: Stephen Clark Genre: Urban Fiction Publisher: WiDo Publishing Published: September 28, 2019 Book Description: Officer Ryan Quinn, a rookie raised in a family of cops, is on the fast track to detective until he shoots an unarmed black male. Now, with his career, reputation and freedom on the line, he embarks on a quest…

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Celine – Book Review

Author: Peter Heller Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Vintage Published: March 7, 2017 Book Description: Celine is not your typical private eye. With prep school pedigree and a pair of opera glasses for stakeouts, her methods are unconventional but extremely successful. Working out of her jewel box of an apartment nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge, Celine…

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The Confession Club – Book Review

Author: Elizabeth Berg Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Random House Published: November 19, 2019 Book Description: When a group of friends in Mason, Missouri, decide to start a monthly supper club, they get more than they bargained for. The plan for congenial evenings—talking, laughing, and sharing recipes, homemade food, and wine—abruptly changes course one night when…

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I Lost My Girlish Laughter – Book Review

Author: Jane Allen Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Vintage Published: November 5, 2019 Book Description: A lost literary gem of Hollywood in the 1930s, I Lost My Girlish Laughter is a thinly veiled send-up of the actors, producers, writers, and directors of the Golden Age of the studio system. Madge Lawrence, fresh from New York City,…

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Weekly Reading Round-up – November 4, 2019

Happy Monday All! I hope y’all enjoyed your extra hour for the end of Daylight Savings. This was an eventful week, we unexpectedly have a new kitten, Charley, and we are already in love with her, but I can’t say our other kitties feel the same yet. Also, Saturday was my husband’s birthday. I just…

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