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The Best of Us by Joyce Maynard

My Review: I highly recommend reading The Best of Us , just make sure you have a box of tissues.  Joyce Maynard finds the love of her life in her 50s, many years after being divorced and raising her children … Continue reading

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The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny D. Williams

My Review: Don’t let this exceptional new novel fall under the radar!  Based on war-torn Africa and the innocent people caught in the middle, the stunning debut, The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny D. Williams takes us to Uganda where … 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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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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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

As stated in Goodreads: In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy … Continue reading

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Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

As stated in Goodreads: Violet and Finn were “meant to be,” said everyone, always. They ended up together by the hands of fate aligning things just so. Three years into their marriage, they have a wonderful little boy, and as … Continue reading

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YA Novels…For the Young AND Young at Heart

During the past 20 years, Young Adult fiction has been in the spotlight and greatly appreciated by kids and adults alike.  The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was introduced in 1997, followed by The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer and The Hunger … Continue reading

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