Still Alice by Lisa Genova One day I came back from work and had a package waiting for me outside my door. Not having ordered anything and being the only one in the apartment that summer, I was super confused. I checked the package, made sure it was mine, racked my brain for possible… Read More Still Alice – Book Review
Author Amber Laura has outdone herself with this incredible, fun novel about Charlie’s heroic attempt to plan her sister’s wedding. Right from the start the reader is drawn into Charlie’s thoughts and feelings and despite the fact that she isn’t always entirely honest with herself, one mostly gets to know her weaknesses, her pain,… Read More Twenty-seven Tiered Almond Cake – Book Review
Author name: Effie Kammenou Name of the book: Evanthia’s Gift: Book One in The Gift Saga Genre of the book: Women’s fiction, Contemporary romance, Family saga Book synopsis: In the year 1956, Anastacia Fotopoulos finds herself pregnant and betrayed, fleeing from a bad marriage. With the love and support of her dear friends Stavros and Soula Papadakis,… Read More Evanthia’s Gift – Book Review
The newly released Healer’s Secret by Helen Pryke is a beautifully disturbing story. Not a cozy read, it deals with controversial topics like alcoholism, domestic violence and decisions that can turn the fate of a whole family. Strung out over several generations of women who pass their healer’s knowledge on from mother to daughter,… Read More The Healer’s Secret – Book Review
Author name: Effie Kammenou Name of the book: Waiting For Aegina: Book Two in The Gift Saga Genre of the book: Women’s Fiction, Family Saga Book synopsis: Book Two in The Gift Saga: The continuation of Evanthia’s Gift… In 1961, five little girls moved into a suburban neighborhood and became inseparable, lifelong friends. They… Read More Waiting for Aegina – Book Review
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Book Description: Fast-paced and addictive, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR announces a major new talent in thriller writing. You never know what’s happening on the other side of the wall.
Silk and Scholar by Cassandra Dean This is Book 4 in the Silk series, but stands perfectly well alone. And it is an absolute delight. Etta Wilding-Marsh is a very unconventional young lady indeed. The daughter of a Cambridge don, she longs to study the law, an utter impossibility for a woman in the… Read More Silk and Scholar – Book Review
Hagseed by Margaret Atwood Date Completed: 5/25/2017 Rating: 9/10 I jumped into this book knowing nothing about it, but that I had heard good things. I found that approach worked really well for me, so if you’d prefer, don’t read this, just know that you have my recommendation.
Soulmates by Jessica Grose “For anyone who has ever suspected something sinister lurking behind the craze of new-age spirituality, Jessica Grose has crafted just the tale for you. With the delicious bite of satire and the page-turning satisfaction of a thriller, Soulmates is a deeply compelling, funny and sharply observed look at just how… Read More Soulmates – Book Review
The Summer of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman Thirty years ago, something terrible happened to Luna’s mother. Something she’s only prepared to reveal after her death. Now Luna and her sister have a chance to go back to their mother’s birthplace and settle her affairs. But in Brooklyn they find more questions than answers,… Read More The Summer of Impossible Things – Book Review