Monthly Archives: May 2019

Deep Water Blues by Fred Waitzkin #Bookspotlight

Inspired by a true story, artfully told by the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer: A Bahamian island becomes a battleground for a savage private war.   Charismatic expat Bobby Little built his own funky version of paradise on the remote … Continue reading

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Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin #review #historicalfiction

Overview A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II—while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hôtel Ritz in Paris—from the New York … Continue reading

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The Summer Retreat by Shelia Roberts #romance #review #fiction

Overview Join USA TODAY bestselling author Sheila Roberts for a seaside escape to the beaches of Moonlight Harbor Celeste Jones has plans for a perfect summer with her boyfriend (and hopefully soon-to-be fiancé)—until he dumps her to be with the woman he’s had on … Continue reading

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The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister @stmartinspress #review #fiction

Overview Erica Bauermeister, the national bestselling author of The School of Essential Ingredients, presents a moving and evocative coming-of-age novel about childhood stories, families lost and found, and how a fragrance conjures memories capable of shaping the course of our lives.  … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Child by Michael Conant #bookspotlight

Mother’s Child By Michael Conant Genre: Women’s Literature   About the Book Told in the voice of June, the story’s protagonist, Mother’s Child is a “slice of life” as it unfolds during a short period in a lifetime; strung together by one … Continue reading

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Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey #review #fiction

Overview From internationally bestselling author and “rising star of Southern fiction” (Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author) Kristy Woodson Harvey comes the third novel in her Peachtree Bluff series, in which a secret threatens the tight-knit bond between a trio … Continue reading

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Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews #review #fiction

Overview Pull up a lounge chair and have a cocktail at Sunset Beach – it comes with a twist. Drue Campbell’s life is adrift. Out of a job and down on her luck, life doesn’t seem to be getting any … Continue reading

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