For the Love of Friends by Sara Goodman Confino: Five weddings and perhaps her own metaphorical funeral is the launch pad for one seriously hectic summer in Lily’s life that sets the scene for a crazy time that demands more then just the cash she doesn’t have in her account.
So We Meet Again by Suzanne Park: When Jess Kim gets made redundant from her Wall Street Banker position due to a company reshuffle, she’s forced to return to her family home in Nashville with the parting words, ‘You’re not a Leader’ as the nail in her self-confidence coffin. Exploring the […]
Ghosts by Dolly Alderton: Profound wisdom leaps off the pages as our protagonist Nina navigates a life thwarted with the perfect combination of liberation, self-reliance, security and absolute fear in Ghosts. Set in London, Nina progresses through an 18 month cycle in her early 30s, attempting to understand love, its gifts […]
The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish: When Millennials Melia and Kit move into the neighborhood and Melia begins as a Junior sales assistant for Clare’s real estate company, it’s only natural that a new couple style friendship would form including Clare’s partner Jamie to round out the numbers. When Melia and […]
Engaging from beginning to end, Don’t Make Me Turn this Life Around by Camille Pagan explores a key impasse in Libby’s life, who lost her mum as a child to cancer, who recently lost her dad, who has been cancer-free herself for 10 years and yet, who when all things […]
The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel: Having been raised by Jerusza in the deep forests bordering East Germany, Yona learns the powerful lessons of the earth, and absorbs the knowledge of the world without having lived in it. Jerusza, who was something akin to a witch, stole Yona from […]
The Boy Who Lived in the Ceiling by Cara Thurlbourn: Homeless and desperate, Freddie lucks out one dreary night as a family leaves their house to go on a holiday they have won. As he watches the frantic minutes prior to them leaving, the eldest daughter Violet stops to rummage through […]
What a Dog Knows by Susan Wilson: When young Ruby, aka Mary Jones’s abilities become a perceived devil issue at the convent for orphaned girls, Ruby knows it’s time to get out of dodge. As one decision leads to the next, Ruby finds herself in the care and tutelage of Madame […]
The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley: The long awaited 7th book of the Seven Sister Series was a vivid weave from start to finish. Opening with the hunt to locate the missing sister Merope – commonly known as Mary McDougal, the scattered global locations of Pa Salt’s 6 adopted daughters enables […]
Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey: With a slow beginning that raced through to a more than romantic, two peas in a pod ending, Very Sincerely Yours captured some great themes of know they self and to face your fears, however seemingly insignificant to others.