[Review] Fix Her Up – Tessa Bailey

(Tessa Bailey, 2019) Georgette Castle’s family runs the best home renovation business in town, but she picked balloons instead of blueprints and they haven’t taken her seriously since. Frankly, she’s over it. Georgie loves planning children’s birthday parties and making people laugh, just not at her own expense. She’s determined to fix herself up into [...]

[Review] Practical Magic – Alice Hoffman

(Alice Hoffman, 2003) The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as [...]

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid

(Taylor Jenkins Reid, 2017) Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top [...]

Not That I Could Tell- Jessica Strawser

(Jessica Strawser, 2018) When a group of neighborhood women gathers, wine in hand, around a fire pit where their backyards meet one Saturday night, most of them are just ecstatic to have discovered that their baby monitors reach that far. It’s a rare kid-free night, and they’re giddy with it. They drink too much, and [...]

The Wife Between Us- Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

(Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, 2018) A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will [...]

An American Marriage- Tayari Jones

(Tayari Jones, 2018)   Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither [...]

Alternate Side- Anna Quindlen (eARC)

(Anna Quindlen, 2018) Expected Publication Date: March 20, 2018 The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Miller’s Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead [...]

Faithful- Alice Hoffman

  Alice Hoffman (2016) Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something [...]