Tag Archives: relationships

One Station Away by Olaf Olafsson

My Review: Reading this book I was pleasantly surprised…it was not what I expected, knowing the author, Olaf Olafsson, a successful businessman, is the Executive Vice President of Time Warner and was responsible for introducing Sony PlayStation.  One Station Away … Continue reading

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Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

  My Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing is a beautifully written, character driven, heartfelt novel that takes place in the steamy Mississippi Gulf Coast.  The story is about a young black girl, Leonie who has two children, Jojo who is thirteen and … Continue reading

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The Boyfriend Swap by Meredith Schorr

My Review: If you are looking for an escape this holiday season The Boyfriend Swap by Meredith Schorr is just what you need!  So Robyn is a teacher and she is dating an actor.  Her family would like her to meet a … Continue reading

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White Fur by Jardine Libaire

My Review: The more I think about this novel, the more I love White Fur.  It’s the 1980s and Elise, a school dropout and recently homeless young girl is living in New Haven with a friend she met on the … 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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The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion

My Review: The Best of Adam Sharp is like a fantasy that materializes; the story of wishful thinking from a middle aged man in a status quo relationship with an adequate job.  In the story, Adam’s lost love of his life, … Continue reading

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Amanda Wakes Up by Alisyn Camerota

My Review: Hilarous and smart, Alisyn Camerota gives us a peak behind the scenes of politics and journalism in the newsroom.  No doubt, inspired by real life experiences on broadcast television, this charming, fictitious debut, Amanda Wakes Up, follows Amanda Gallo, the … Continue reading

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A House Among the Trees by Julia Glass

My Review: In author Julia Glass’s latest, character driven novel, A House Among the Trees, Mort Lear, a famous children’s author, vaguely reminiscent of Maurice Sendak, unexpectedly falls to his death off the roof of his Connecticut home in a … Continue reading

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The Good Widow by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

My Review: Nothing wrong with a quick departure from reality as you become wholeheartedly absorbed in the suspense of The Good Widow.  Jacks answers her front door to find two police officers telling her the shocking news that her husband … Continue reading

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