Don’t Call It a Cult – Book Review

Author: Sarah Berman Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Publisher: Steerforth Press Publication Date: April 20, 2021 Book Description: They draw you in with the promise of empowerment, self-discovery, women helping women. The more secretive those connections are, the more exclusive you feel. Little did you know, you just joined a cult. Sex trafficking. Self-help coaching. Forced…

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When the Stars Go Dark – Mini Book Review

Author: Paula McLain Genre: General Fiction/Mysteryy Publisher: Ballantine Books Publication Date: April, 13, 2021 Book Description: Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village…

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The Good Sister – Book Review

Author: Sally Hepworth Genre: Mystery & Thrillers/ Women’s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Book Description: Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters in The Good Sister. There’s only been one time that Rose couldn’t stop me from…

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Early Morning Riser – Book Review

Author: Katherine Heiny Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Book Description: Jane falls in love with Duncan easily. He is charming, good-natured, and handsome but unfortunately, he has also slept with nearly every woman in Boyne City, Michigan. Jane sees Duncan’s old girlfriends everywhere–at restaurants, at the grocery…

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Other People’s Children – Book Review

Author: R.J. Hoffmann Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: April 6, 2021 Book Description: Three mothers facing impossible choices learn what makes a family, and discover just how far they’ll go to protect the ones they love. What makes a family? Gail and Jon Durbin moved to the Chicago suburbs to set…

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The Drowning Kind – Book Review

Author: Jennifer McMahon Genre: Mystery & Thriller Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press Publication Date: Gallery/Scout Press Book Description: Be careful what you wish for. When social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her older sister, Lexie, she assumes that it’s just another one of her sister’s episodes. Manic and increasingly out of touch with reality, Lexie…

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Astrid Sees All – Mini Book Review

Author: Natalie Standiford Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: April 6, 2021 Book Description: New York, 1984: Twenty-two-year-old Phoebe Hayes is a young woman in search of excitement and adventure. But the recent death of her father has so devastated her that her mother wants her to remain home in Baltimore to recover.…

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Good Company – Book Review

Author: Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Ecco Publication Date: April 6, 2021 Book Description: Flora Mancini has been happily married for more than twenty years. But everything she thought she knew about herself, her marriage, and her relationship with her best friend, Margot, is upended when she stumbles upon an envelope containing her…

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Mother May I – Book Review

Author: Joshilyn Jackson Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: William Morrow/Harper Audio Publication Date: April 6, 2021 Book Description: Revenge doesn’t wait for permission. Growing up poor in rural Georgia, Bree Cabbat was warned by her single mother that the world was a dark and scary place. Bree rejected her mother’s fearful outlook, and life has proved her…

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