Book Review: The Caretakers by Amanda Bestor-Siegal

About the Book: In the smart Parisian suburb of Maisons-Larue, in the wake of the Paris 2015 terrorist attacks, an au pair is arrested after the sudden and suspicious death of her nine-year-old charge... The truth behind what happened is unravelled through six women: Geraldine, a heartbroken French teacher who struggles to connect with her … Continue reading Book Review: The Caretakers by Amanda Bestor-Siegal

Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

About the Book: Natalie Jenner, the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society, returns with a compelling and heart-warming story of post-war London, a century-old bookstore, and three women determined to find their way in a fast-changing world in Bloomsbury Girls. Bloomsbury Books is an old-fashioned new and rare bookstore that has persisted and … Continue reading Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Book Review: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

About the Book: In 1912, eighteen-year-old Edwin St. Andrew crosses the Atlantic, exiled from English polite society. In British Columbia, he enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and for a split second all is darkness, the notes of a violin echoing unnaturally through the air. The experience shocks him to … Continue reading Book Review: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Book Review: Windswept and Interesting by Billy Connolly

About the Book: In his first full-length autobiography, comedy legend and national treasure Billy Connolly reveals the truth behind his windswept and interesting life. Born in a tenement flat in Glasgow in 1942, orphaned by the age of four, and a survivor of appalling abuse at the hands of his own family, Billy’s life is … Continue reading Book Review: Windswept and Interesting by Billy Connolly

Book Review: All’s Well by Mona Awad

About the Book: Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare. The accident that ended her burgeoning acting career left her with excruciating, chronic back pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening dependence on painkillers. And now she’s on the verge of losing her job as a college theater director. Determined to put on Shakespeare’s All’s … Continue reading Book Review: All’s Well by Mona Awad