Tag Archives: loss

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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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me by Bill Hayes

As seen on Goodreads: Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a one-way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by. But, at forty-eight years old, having spent decades in San Francisco, he … Continue reading

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The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner

  As stated in Goodreads: The discovery of long-buried secrets brings three generations of women together to Cape Cod for the summer homecoming of a lifetime. Marin Bishop has always played by the rules, and it’s paid off: on the … Continue reading

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Before the Rain Falls by Camille Di Maio

  As stated in Goodreads: After serving seventy years in prison for the murder of her sister, Eula, Della Lee has finally returned home to the Texas town of Puerto Pesar. She’s free from confinement—and ready to tell her secrets … Continue reading

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The Weight of Him by Ethel Rohan

Billy Brennan is overweight, 401 lbs to be exact. He and his wife Tricia just lost their oldest teenage son Michael to suicide, and with no recollection of the boy being unhappy and no note of explanation, they are blindsided … Continue reading

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Fiction You Shouldn’t Miss

Great new books are being published all the time and it is not easy to keep up.  Here are several of my favorite fictional novels from the recent past.  Have you read them all?     Small Great Things by Jodi … Continue reading

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