Monthly Archives: September 2020

Before She was Helen by Caroline B. Cooney @PPPress @carolinebcooney #fiction #review

Overview As Before She Was Helen opens, readers are drawn into what appears to be a light, retirement-community caper. But author Caroline B. Cooney quickly flips expectations upside-down in this deceptively dark mystery. Between old crimes and fresh murders, septuagenarian protagonist Clemmie … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

The Forger’s Daughter by Bradford Morrow #review #fiction

Overview The author of the acclaimed suspense novel The Forgerreturns to the dangerously rarified world of literary forgery in this tense sequel. When a scream shatters the summer night outside their country house in the Hudson Valley, reformed literary forger Will … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby @harlequinbooks #fiction #excerpt

Overview THE BOOK OF HIDDEN WONDERS (Park Row Books; September 1, 2020; $27.99 USD), a beautifully imaginative story of a father and daughter growing older together, their magical world of stories, and a fantastical treasure hunt that leads to a … Continue reading

Posted in excerpt | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain @suzyapbooktours @drmerylain #fiction #review

About The Book :  With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced PersonsCamp, hoping to build a new life. Soon after their … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Deepest South Of All by Richard Grant @simonschuster #nonfiction #review

Overview Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other.  Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton. … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments