Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek... About the Book: The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Book Review: I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott

I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life... About the Book: Spot-on observations about domestic, professional, and creative life, taking on the conflicting pressures of modern womanhood with humour and thoughtful contemplation, from an author who is connected to highly influential writers like Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett. In this memoir-in-essays … Continue reading Book Review: I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott

New Release Book Review: The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer

The Age of Light… About the Book: Model. Muse. Lover. Artist. One cool day in 1929, Lee Miller arrives in bohemian Paris to pursue her dream of being an artist, having left behind a successful modelling career at Vogue. Gorgeous and talented, she catches the eye of renowned Surrealist artist Man Ray and convinces him … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer

New Release Book Review: Woman 99 by Greer Macallister

Woman 99… About the Book: When Charlotte Smith’s wealthy parents commit her beloved sister Phoebe to the infamous Goldengrove Asylum, Charlotte knows there’s more to the story than madness. She risks everything and follows her sister inside, surrendering her real identity as a privileged young lady of San Francisco society to become a nameless inmate, … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Woman 99 by Greer Macallister

New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

The Girls at 17 Swann Street... About the Book: 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 bread was more difficult, but if she … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

New Release Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home (Film Tie-in) by W. Bruce Cameron

A Dog's Way Home... About the Book: Soon to be a major motion picture starring Ashley Judd releasing February 2019. From W. Bruce Cameron, author of the beloved bestseller and major Hollywood movie A Dog's Purpose, comes this beautifully told, charming tale that explores the unbreakable bond between us and our pets. Lucas Ray is … Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home (Film Tie-in) by W. Bruce Cameron

Book Review: Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Drums of Autumn... About the Book: In this breathtaking novel, rich in history and adventure, #1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon continues the story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser that started with the now-classic novel Outlander and continued in Dragonfly in Amber and Voyager. Once again spanning continents and centuries, Gabaldon has … Continue reading Book Review: Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

New Release Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing... About the Book: Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumours of … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Christmas Feature: Mr Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Mr Dickens and His Carol... About the Book: Charles Dickens should be looking forward to Christmas. But when his latest book, Martin Chuzzlewit, is a flop, his publishers give him an ultimatum. Either he writes a Christmas book in a month or they will call in his debts and he could lose everything. Dickens has … Continue reading Christmas Feature: Mr Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva