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: 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: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

The Blurb: Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They'd been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible.But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident.So now it's just Lydia, and all she wants to do is hide indoors and sob until her eyes fall … Continue reading Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

Book Review: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler

The Blurb: In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighbourhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son. Xavier is headed to college in the fall, and after years of single parenting, Valerie is facing the prospect of an empty nest. All is well until the Whitmans … Continue reading Book Review: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler