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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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek – Book Review

Author: Kim Michele Richardson Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Published: May 7, 2019 Book Review: The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything―everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy’s not only a book woman,…

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Nothing To See Here – Kevin Wilson

Author: Kevin Wilson Genre: Fiction Publisher: Ecco Published: October 29, 2019 Book Description: Lillian and Madison were unlikely roommates and yet inseparable friends at their elite boarding school. But then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal and they’ve barely spoken since. Until now, when Lillian gets a letter…

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