Blog Feed

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…

Read More

Fleishman is in Trouble -Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Taffy Brodesser-Akner Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Random House Published: June 18, 2019 Book Description: Toby Fleishman thought he knew what to expect when he and his wife of almost fifteen years separated: weekends and every other holiday with the kids, some residual bitterness, the occasional moment of tension in their co-parenting…

Read More

We Are All Good People Here – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Susan Rebecca White Genre: Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Published: August 6, 2019 Description: Eve Whalen, privileged child of an old-money Atlanta family, meets Daniella Gold in the fall of 1962, on their first day at Belmont College. Paired as roommates, the two become fast friends. Daniella, raised in Georgetown by a…

Read More

The Lines – Book Review

Buy on Amazon Author: Anthony Varallo Genre: Fiction Publisher: University of Iowa Press Published: August 15, 2019 Book Description: Set in the summer of 1979, when America was running out of gas, The Lines tells the story of a family of four—the mother, the father, the girl, and the boy—in the first months of a marital separation.…

Read More

Park Avenue Summer

Buy on Amazon Author: Renee Rosen Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Berkley Published: April 30, 2019 Book Description: New York City is filled with opportunities for single girls like Alice Weiss, who leaves her small Midwestern town to chase her big-city dreams and unexpectedly lands a job working for the first female editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine,…

Read More

The Dearly Beloved

Buy on Amazon Author: Cara Wall Genre: Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: August 13, 2019 Book Description: Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear…

Read More

Weekly Reading Round-up, August 5, 2019

Happy Monday to all of you, hope you all had a wonderful week of reading. Personally, I was able to get some good reading done. I am trying to get as much in before I head to New York to spend some quality time with my family. It was a pretty solid week, with some…

Read More