Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

My Dark Vanessa… About the Book: An era-defining novel about the relationship between a fifteen-year-old girl and her teacher. ALL HE DID WAS FALL IN LOVE WITH ME AND THE WORLD TURNED HIM INTO A MONSTER. Vanessa Wye was fifteen-years-old when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now thirty-two and in … Continue reading Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Book Review: Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain

Big Lies in a Small Town… About the Book: North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in art is put on hold - until … Continue reading Book Review: Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

The Ten Thousand Doors of January... About the Book: This breathtakingly beautiful debut is a love letter to the written word and the power of stories to open doors to other worlds. ACCORDING TO JANUARY SCALLER, THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO RUN AWAY FROM YOUR OWN STORY, AND THAT'S TO SNEAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE'S . … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Book Review: Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and The Six... About the Book: A thrilling story told in the form of an extended oral history, Daisy Jones and the Six transports the reader to the world of '70's rock 'n roll; creative chaos, musical alchemy and an iconic sound. There was Daisy, rock and roll force of nature, brilliant songwriter … Continue reading Book Review: Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review: The Storm Beyond the Tides by Jonathan Cullen

The Storm Beyond the Tides... About the Book: July 1939. War is on the horizon but on Monk Island, Maine life goes on as usual. As the daughter of a lobsterman, Ellie Ames’ future seems limited until a mysterious German couple comes off the ferry with their nineteen-year-old son. From the moment she meets Karl … Continue reading Book Review: The Storm Beyond the Tides by Jonathan Cullen

Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

The Secrets We Kept... About the Book: Sold in twenty-five countries and poised to become a global literary sensation, Lara Prescott's dazzling first novel about the women in the CIA's typing pool and the fate of Boris Pasternak's banned masterpiece is a sweeping page turner and the most hotly anticipated debut of the year. The … Continue reading Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

#TBT: What I was reading on this day five years ago…

According to Goodreads, on this day five years ago, I was reading Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. According to The American Library Association, Speak was one of the Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books between 2000 to 2009. It's a vitally important novel and one I highly recommend. Have you read it? In 2004 a film adaptation … Continue reading #TBT: What I was reading on this day five years ago…