Follow Me to Ground – Book Review

Author: Sue Rainsford Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Scribner Published: January 21, 2020 Book Description: A haunted, surreal debut novel about an otherworldly young woman, her father, and her lover that culminates in a shocking moment of betrayal—one that upends our understanding of power, predation, and agency. Ada and her father, touched by the power to…

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Conviction – Book Review

Author: Denise Mina Genre: Crime Publisher: Mulholland Books Published: June 18, 2019 Book Description: The day Anna McDonald’s quiet, respectable life exploded started off like all the days before: Packing up the kids for school, making breakfast, listening to yet another true crime podcast. Then her husband comes downstairs with an announcement, and Anna is…

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Cleanness – Book Review

Author: Garth Greenwell Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Published: January 14, 2019 Book Description: Sofia, Bulgaria, a landlocked city in southern Europe, stirs with hope and impending upheaval. Soviet buildings crumble, wind scatters sand from the far south, and political protesters flood the streets with song. In this atmosphere of disquiet, an…

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Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins – Book Review

Author: Katarina Bivald Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Published: January 7, 2020 Book Description: From New York Times bestselling author of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend comes a charming tale of a ramshackle roadside motel: a heartwarming story of love, friendship, community, and the art of living, even when it’s already too late.…

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All This Could Be Yours – Book Review

Author: Jami Attenberg Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: October 22, 2019 Book Description: “If I know why they are the way they are, then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am,” says Alex Tuchman of her parents. Now that her father is on his deathbed, Alex—a strong-headed lawyer,…

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Field Notes on Love – Book Review

Author: Jennifer E. Smith Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Delacorte Press Published: March 5, 2019 Book Description: It’s the perfect idea for a romantic week together: traveling across America by train. But then Hugo’s girlfriend dumps him. Her parting gift: the tickets for their long-planned last-hurrah-before-uni trip. Only, it’s been booked under her name. Nontransferable, no…

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