Category Archives: Reviews

We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet #historicalfiction #review

Overview Spanning the sweep of the twentieth century, We Must Be Brave explores the fierce love that we feel for our children and the power of that love to endure. Beyond distance, beyond time, beyond life itself. “This stirring debut … Continue reading

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My Sister is Missing by Carissa Ann Lynch #review #thriller

Overview Reminiscent of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects” Christina Kaye, award-winning author of Presumed Dead A twenty-year-old local mystery that has never been solved. A bone-chilling VHS tape depicting a horrific crime. Neighbors with something to hide. And a sister who is missing. Emily has to find … Continue reading

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The Curiosities by Susan Gloss #fiction #review #womensfiction #tallpoppyauthor #tallpoppyblogger

Overview The follow-up to Susan Gloss’s successful debut, Vintage,is a charming mid-western story of artists, inspiration, and how to reinvent your life with purpose and flair. Nell Parker has a PhD in Art History, a loving husband named Josh, and a … Continue reading

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The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald #review #suspense #fiction

Overview In the vein of Big Little Lies and Reconstructing Amelia comes an emotionally charged domestic suspense novel about a mother unraveling the truth behind how her daughter became brain dead. And pregnant. A search for the truth. A lifetime … Continue reading

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The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib #review #fiction

Overview Yara Zgheib’s poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life.   The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The … Continue reading

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The Military Wife by Laura Trentham #review #fiction #romance #giveaway

Overview A young widow embraces a second chance at life when she reconnects with those who understand the sacrifices made by American soldiers and their families in award-winning author Laura Trentham’s The Military Wife. Harper Lee Wilcox has been marking time … Continue reading

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Forget You Know Me by Jessica Strawser #review #fiction

Overview The next “masterful” (Publishers Weekly) novel from “the gifted Jessica Strawser” (Adriana Trigiani), hailed as “immensely satisfying” (Kathleen Barber) and “that book you can’t put down” (Sally Hepworth). A video call between friends captures a shocking incident no one … Continue reading

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