Secret Identity – Book Review

Author: Alex Segura Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Publisher: Flatiron Books Publication Date: March 15, 2022 Book Description: From Anthony Award-winning writer Alex Segura comes Secret Identity, a rollicking literary mystery set in the world of comic books. It’s 1975 and the comic book industry is struggling, but Carmen Valdez doesn’t care. She’s an assistant at…

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The White Girl – Book Review

Author: Tony Birch Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperVia Publication Date: March 15, 2022 Book Description: Australia’s leading indigenous storyteller makes his American debut with this immersive and deeply resonant novel, set in the 1960s, that explores the lengths we’ll go to save the people we love—an unforgettable story of one native Australian family and the…

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A Ballad of Love And Glory – Book Review

Author: Reyna Grande Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: March 15, 2022 Book Description: A Long Petal of the Sea meets Cold Mountain in this sweeping historical saga following a Mexican army nurse and an Irish soldier who must fight, at first for their survival and then for their love, amidst the atrocity…

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In Love – Book Review

Author: Amy Bloom Genre: Memoir Publisher: Random House Publication Date: March 8, 2022 Book Description: Amy Bloom began to notice changes in her husband, Brian: He retired early from a new job he loved; he withdrew from close friendships; he talked mostly about the past. Suddenly, it seemed there was a glass wall between them,…

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One Night on the Island – Book Review

Author: Josie Silver Genre: Romance | Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: February 15, 2022 Book Description: Spending her thirtieth birthday alone is not what dating columnist Cleo Wilder wanted, but she plans a solo retreat―at the insistence of her boss―in the name of re-energizing herself and adding a new perspective to her column.…

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With Love from London – Book Review

Author: Sarah Jio Genre: Romance/Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: February 8, 2022 Book Description: When a woman inherits her estranged mother’s bookstore in London’s Primrose Hill, she finds herself thrust into the pages of a new story—hers—filled with long-held family secrets, the possibility of new love, and, perhaps, the single greatest challenge of…

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Joan is Okay – Book Review

Author: Weike Wang Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Random House Publication Date: January 18, 2022 Book Description: Joan is a thirtysomething ICU doctor at a busy New York City hospital. The daughter of Chinese parents who came to the United States to secure the American dream for their children, Joan is intensely devoted to her work,…

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The Maid – Book Review

Author: Nita Prose Genre: Mystery & Thrillers / Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: January 4, 2022 Book Description:Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live…

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The Unsinkable Greta James – Book Review

Author: Jennifer E. Smith Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: March 1, 2022 Book Description: Right after the sudden death of her mother—her first and most devoted fan—and just before the launch of her high-stakes sophomore album, Greta James falls apart on stage. The footage quickly goes viral and she stops playing, her…

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