For the Wolf – Mini Book Review

Author: Hannah Whitten Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Book Description: The first daughter is for the Throne.The second daughter is for the Wolf. For fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale comes a dark, sweeping debut fantasy novel about a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the…

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One Last Stop – Book Review

Author: Casey McQuiston Genre: Romance Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Book Description: For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t…

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Malibu Rising – Book Review

Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Book Description: Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one…

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Cheat Day – Book Review

Author: Liv Stratman Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Book Description: Kit and David were college sweethearts. Now married and twelve years older, they live in Kit’s childhood home in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. While David has a successful career, jetting off on work trips to exotic destinations, Kit is stuck in…

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The Photographer – Mini Book Review

Author: Mary Dixie Carter Genre: General Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers Publisher: Minotaur Books Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Book Description: Mary Dixie Carter’s The Photographer is a slyly observed, suspenseful story of envy and obsession, told in the mesmerizing, irresistible voice of a character who will make you doubt that seeing is ever believing.…

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Playing the Palace – Mini Book Review

Author: Paul Rudnick Genre: LGBTQIA/Romance Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Book Description: THEIR LOVE STORY CAPTIVATED THE WORLD…THE CROWN PRINCE AND THAT GUY FROM NEW YORKWhen a lonely American event planner starts dating the gay Prince of Wales, a royal uproar ensues: is it true love or the ultimate meme? Find…

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The Guncle – Book Review

Author: Steven Rowley Genre: General Fiction Publisher: G.P. Puntnam’s Son Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Book Description: From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the…

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Unsettled Ground – Book Review

Author: Claire Fuller Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Tin House Publication Date: May 18, 20201 Book Description: From the author of Our Endless Numbered Days, Swimming Lessons, and Bitter Orange comes a brilliant novel about an unusual family held together by a string of lies, a small town with too many questions, and a sudden death…

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The Plot – Mini Book Review

Author: Jean Hanff Korelitz Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Publisher: Celadon Books/Macmillan Audio Publication Date: May 11, 2021 Book Description: Hailed as “breathtakingly suspenseful,” Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot is a propulsive audiobook about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist…

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The Siren – Book Review

Author: Katherine St. John Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 4, 2021 Book Description: From Katherine St. John, author of The Lion’s Den, comes another sublimely escapist thriller: When Hollywood heartthrob Cole Power hires his ex-wife, Stella Rivers, to act in his son’s film, he sparks a firestorm on an isolated…

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