Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

About the Book: A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover. After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to the town where it all went wrong, hoping to reunite with her four-year-old … Continue reading Book Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Book Review: Mergers and Acquisitions by Cate Doty

About the Book: A delightfully warm, witty, and poignant memoir about falling in love, and an eye-opening behind-the scenes tour of the rarefied world of The New York Times weddings pages - from the good and the bad to the just plain weird. Growing up in America's romantic south, where tradition reigns supreme, Cate Doty … Continue reading Book Review: Mergers and Acquisitions by Cate Doty

Book Review: Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham

About the Book: A cool, cruel, rediscovered classic of American noir, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Guillermo del Toro. Stanton Carlisle, employed as a carny at a travelling circus watches their freak-show geek - an abject alcoholic, the object of the voyeuristic crowd's gleeful disgust and derision - and wonders how … Continue reading Book Review: Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham

Book Review: Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser

About the Book: Michelle de Kretser's electrifying take on scary monsters turns the novel upside down - just as migration has upended her characters' lives. Lili's family migrated to Australia from Asia when she was a teenager. Now, in the 1980s, she's teaching in the south of France. She makes friends, observes the treatment handed … Continue reading Book Review: Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser