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The Golden Cage – Book Review

Author: Camilla Läckberg Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Knopf Publication Date: July 7, 2020 Book Description: An exhilarating new novel from a global superstar–a sexy, over-the-top psychological thriller that tells the story of the scorned wife of a billionaire and her delicious plot to get her revenge and bring him to his knees. Faye has loved…

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Age of Consent – Mini Book Review

Author: Amanda Brainerd Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Viking Publication Date: July 14, 2020 Book Description: It’s 1983. David Bowie reigns supreme, and downtown Manhattan has never been cooler. But Justine and Eve are stuck at Griswold Academy, a Connecticut boarding school. Griswold is a far cry from Justine’s bohemian life in New Haven, where her…

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Impersonation – Blog Tour/Book Giveaway

Author: Heidi Pitlor Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Algonquin Publication Date: August 18, 2020 Book Description: Allie Lang is a professional ghostwriter and a perpetually broke single mother to a young boy. Years of navigating her own and America’s cultural definitions of motherhood have left her a lapsed idealist. Lana Breban is a powerhouse lawyer, economist,…

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The Switch – Book Review

Author: Beth O’Leary Genre: Fiction Publisher: Flatiron Books/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: August 18, 2020 Book Description: When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen’s house for some long-overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty. She’d…

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Ordinary Hazards – Book Review

Author: Anna Bruno Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: August 18, 2020 Book Description: It’s 5pm on a Wednesday when Emma settles into her hometown bar with a motley crew of locals, all unaware that a series of decisions over the course of a single night is about to change their lives forever.…

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Last Tang Standing – Mini Book Review

Author: Lauren Ho Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: G.P. Putnam Publication Date: June 9, 2020 Book Description: Crazy Rich Asians meets Bridget Jones’s Diary in this funny and irresistible debut novel about the pursuit of happiness, surviving one’s thirties intact, and opening oneself up to love. At thirty-three, Andrea Tang is living the dream: She has…

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The Jane Austen Society – Review

Author: Natalie Jenner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: May 26, 2020 Book Description: Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like-minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkable. One hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of…

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A House is a Body – Blog Tour

Author: Shruti Swamy Genre: Short Stories Publisher: Algonquin Publication Date: August 11, 2020 Book Description: Dreams collide with reality, modernity with antiquity, and myth with identity in the twelve arresting stories of A House Is a Body. In “Earthly Pleasures,” a young painter living alone in San Francisco begins a secret romance with one of…

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The Butterfly Lampshade – Mini Review

Author: Aimee Bender Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Books Publication Date: July 28, 2020 Book Description: The first novel in ten years from the author of the beloved New York Times bestseller The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake, a luminous, poignant tale of a mother, a daughter, mental illness, and the fluctuating barrier between the…

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The Fixed Stars – Book Review

Author: Molly Wizenberg Genre: Memoir Publisher: Abrams Press Publication Date: 8/4/2020 Book Description: From a bestselling memoirist, a thoughtful and provocative story of changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships At age 36, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew. Married to a…

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