Patsy – Book Review

Author: Nicole Dennis-Benn Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Liveright Published: June 4. 2019 Book Description: When Patsy gets her long-coveted visa to America, it comes after years of yearning to leave Pennyfield, the beautiful but impoverished Jamaican town where she was raised. More than anything, Patsy wishes to be reunited with her oldest friend, Cicely, whose…

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We Went to the Woods – Book Review

Author: Caite Dolan-Leach Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Random House Published: July 2, 2019 Book Description: Certain that society is on the verge of economic and environmental collapse, five disillusioned twenty-somethings make a bold decision: They gather in upstate New York to transform an abandoned farm, once the site of a turn-of-the-century socialist commune, into an…

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Never Have I Ever -Book Review

Author: Joshilyn Jackson Genre: Fiction Publisher: William Morrow Published: July 30, 2019 Book Description: In this game, even winning can be deadly… Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it—teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club.…

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Beneath The Attic – Book Review

Author: V.C. Andrews Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Gallery Books Published: August 27, 2019 Book Description: Two generations before Corinne Foxworth locked her children in an attic, her grandmother, a gorgeous young girl named Corrine Dixon, is swept away by the charms of rich, sophisticated, and handsome Garland Foxworth. After discovering that she’s pregnant, Garland does…

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The Last House Guest – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Megan Miranda Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: June 18, 2019 Book Description: Littleport, Maine, has always felt like two separate towns: an ideal vacation enclave for the wealthy, whose summer homes line the coastline; and a simple harbor community for the year-round residents whose livelihoods rely on service…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up – August 19, 2019

Hi all, another week is in the books. For me, I spent quality time visiting family in New York and celebrating my Grandpa’s 90th birthday. It was quite a celebration. I managed to get in some reading though most of this was on the back-end of the week. I am personally trying to get through…

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The Reckless Oath We Made – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Bryn Greenwood Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Published: August 20, 2019 Book Description: Zee is nobody’s fairy tale princess. Almost six-foot, with a redhead’s temper and a shattered hip, she has a long list of worries: never-ending bills, her beautiful, gullible sister, her five-year-old nephew, her housebound mother, and…

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Going Dutch – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: James Gregor Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: August 20, 2019 Book Description: Exhausted by dead-end forays in the gay dating scene, surrounded constantly by friends but deeply lonely in New York City, and drifting into academic abyss, twenty-something graduate student Richard has plenty of sources of anxiety. But…

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Lady in the Lake – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Laura Lippman Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime Publisher: William Morrow Published: July 23, 2019 Book Description: In 1966, Baltimore is a city of secrets that everyone seems to know—everyone, that is, except Madeline “Maddie” Schwartz. Last year, she was a happy, even pampered housewife. This year, she’s bolted from her marriage of almost…

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