Stay – Book Review

Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Published: December 3, 2019 Book Description: In the summer of 1969, fourteen-year-old Lucas Painter carries a huge weight on his shoulders. His brother is fighting in Vietnam. His embattled parents are locked in a never-ending war. And his best friend, Connor, is struggling with…

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Once More We Saw Stars – Book Review

Author: Jayson Greene Genre: Memoir Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group Published: May 14, 2019 Book Description: As the book opens: two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A brick crumbles from a windowsill overhead, striking her unconscious, and she is immediately rushed to the…

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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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