Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

The Blurb: From the bestselling author of Digging In comes a witty and moving novel about motherhood, courage, and finding true family. With a dissolving marriage, strained finances, and her life in flux, Ally Anderson longs for normal. Her greatest concerns, though, are the health problems of her young daughter, Kylie. Symptoms point to a compromised immune … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

The Blurb: From debut author Nina Kenwood comes a tender, funny, and compulsively readable novel about first love and its confusions, and all of the awkwardness of teen romance. When her parents announce their impending divorce, Natalie can’t understand why no one is fighting, or at least mildly upset. Then Zach and Lucy, her two … Continue reading Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

The Blurb: A candid, ultimately buoyant debut story collection about the realities of the "baby years," whether you're having one or not. The women in Polly Rosenwaike's Look How Happy I'm Making You want to be mothers, or aren't sure they want to be mothers, or--having recently given birth--are overwhelmed by what they've wrought. Sharp and unsettling, … Continue reading Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

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