Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Weight of Lies by Emily Carpenter

My review: How well do you really know someone?  After reading The Weight of Lies you may ask yourself that question!  Meg Ashley, daughter of Frances Ashley, the cult classic horror novelist, is fed up with the neglect and lack … Continue reading

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I Found You by Lisa Jewell

My Review: I couldn’t help but get caught up in the nail-biting suspense and the misleading plot twists as the talented author, Lisa Jewell kept me guessing until the end in her latest novel, I Found You. Present day Britain, … Continue reading

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The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Available June 13, 2017 My review: Author Jillian Cantor truly knows how to draw a reader in…I could not put down this beautifully written book!  At the end of every chapter my heart was pounding in anticipation.  The Lost Letter … Continue reading

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Option B is a heartbreaking story of loss as well as an inspirational guide to living.

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam M. Grant. “From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward … Continue reading

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

My thoughts: Living paycheck to paycheck comes with ongoing pressures and struggles, but in Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond introduces us to the poorest of the poor, people lacking basic needs, food, clothing and shelter. … Continue reading

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The Salt House: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

My Review: In The Salt House, author Lisa Duffy masterfully takes us deep into the layers of emotions of the Kelly family as they work through feelings of guilt, responsibility and pain following a tragic family loss.  After losing their baby, Hope … Continue reading

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The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn

My Review: Suburban young couple, Lucy and Owen are looking to feel energized and happy in their relationship, to bring back the butterflies, so their exciting but not so well thought out solution was The Arrangement.  An open marriage for … Continue reading

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The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers

My review: Inspired by the Bernie Madoff scandal in 2008, author Randy Susan Meyers takes us on an emotional journey inside a fictional Wall Street investment firm to witness how a Ponzi scheme could actually play out and the destruction of … Continue reading

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No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts

No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts My Review: In a small town in North Carolina an African American family is reaching for the American Dream. Life is hard and full of disappointments as it seems … Continue reading

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