Topics Of Conversation Review

“There is, below the surface of every conversation in which intimacies are shared, and erotic current.” – Miranda Popkey Synopsis Miranda Popkey’s first novel is about desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, guilt–written in language that sizzles with intelligence and eroticism. The novel is composed almost exclusively of conversations between women–the storiesContinue reading “Topics Of Conversation Review”

25 Days ‘til Christmas Review

“I’m going to make Christmas special again.” – Poppy Alexander Synopsis Kate Potter used to love Christmas. A few years ago, she would have been wrapping her presents in September and baking mince pies on Halloween, counting down the days and hours to Christmas. But that was before Kate’s husband left for the army andContinue reading “25 Days ‘til Christmas Review”

True To Me Review

“It’s only out there that I feel completely free, unencumbered by the problems and stresses of this world. The sea doesn’t care about any of it, and that nonchalance reminds me that we are only here for a short time and to embrace the gifts of nature while we can.” – Kay Bratt Synopsis QuinnContinue reading “True To Me Review”

Bulletproof Review

“The more you take care of the good things in your life, the longer they stick around and the better they become.” – Maci Bookout Synopsis When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? New York Times bestselling author Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachievingContinue reading “Bulletproof Review”

Make Your Home Among Strangers Review

“You must keep the mistakes there. Mistakes are vital to every scientist’s process. Just put a line through whatever you did incorrectly and keep going.” – Jennine Capó Crucet Synopsis When Lizet-the daughter of Cuban immigrants and the first in her family to graduate from high school-secretly applies and is accepted to an ultra-elite college,Continue reading “Make Your Home Among Strangers Review”

Leaving A Legacy Review

“God has a plan.” -E. S. Holmes Synopsis Ellen has been longing for a child of her own, a baby that she and Ryan would create together. So far, in their married life they have struggled to conceive. Will a journey into the world of foster care fill the void they both have or willContinue reading “Leaving A Legacy Review”

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone Review

“Failure is part of being human.” – Lori Gottlieb “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response is our growth and our freedom.” – Lori Gottlieb Synopsis One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice.Continue reading “Maybe You Should Talk To Someone Review”

Fix Her Up Review

“Maybe it was the way she only reached his shoulder that sent protectiveness surging up his jugular, while somehow- at the very same time- he wanted to seek refuge in her.” – Tessa Bailey Synopsis Georgette Castle’s family runs the best home renovation business in town, but she picked balloons instead of blueprints and they haven’tContinue reading “Fix Her Up Review”

The Whisper Man Review

“Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage requires fear.” – Alex North Synopsis After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town. Featherbank. But the town has a dark past. Twenty yearsContinue reading “The Whisper Man Review”

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Review

“If you’re not scared, you’re not brave.” – Abbi Waxman Synopsis Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own…shell. The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil.Continue reading “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Review”