Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

The Blurb: At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne’s house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the … Continue reading Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

The Blurb: Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena's tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it's time they swapped places...When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn … Continue reading Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Book Review: The Lonely Fajita by Abigail Mann

The Blurb: Lonely Fajita: a person who is suddenly and unwillingly single. It’s Elissa’s birthday, but her boyfriend doesn’t seem to care much – and she’s accidentally scheduled herself a cervical smear instead of birthday drinks. Then there’s her borderline-psychotic boss, the fact she’s not making but losing money at her internship, and her sinking feeling she … Continue reading Book Review: The Lonely Fajita by Abigail Mann

Book Review: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

The Blurb: The Butler family has had their share of trials—as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest—but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her … Continue reading Book Review: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

Book Review: The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

The Blurb: A lifetime together.Six months of silence.One last chance.By all appearances, Frank and Maggie share a happy, loving marriage. But for the past six months, they have not spoken. Not a sentence, not a single word. Maggie isn’t sure what, exactly, provoked Frank’s silence, though she has a few ideas.Day after day, they have … Continue reading Book Review: The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

Book Review: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

The Blurb: With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two … Continue reading Book Review: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Book Review: The Confession by Jessie Burton

The Blurb: One winter's afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to LA, a city of strange dreams and swimming pools and late-night gatherings … Continue reading Book Review: The Confession by Jessie Burton