Looking for a new book to keep you company this winter? We’ve got a slew of new titles coming in. Here are a few of the ones we are excited about. General Fiction A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson (May 2015): Atkinson’s Life After Life was a gorgeous, genre- and time-bending work that followed the lives […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Graeme Simsion is back with his second laugh out loud novel about life for socially inept Don Tillman. This Asperger’s plagued genetics professor has achieved the task of finding a wife, no thanks to his 16 page survey potential mates must fill out. He has married Rosie Jarman, a self sufficient, feminist medical student and […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tracy Crosswhite became a homicide detective after her younger sister, Sarah, disappeared. The man that confessed to killing Sarah, never told where he had left her remains. Tracy was convinced that Edmund House did not commit the crime he confessed to, so she used her homicide skills to try to discover who the real killer was. […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s the new year, you’ve packed away all of the holiday décor, and now it’s time to get your home clean and ORGANIZED! Ugh, that dreaded word! It strikes fear in the heart of many people. Where do I start? What do I do? What if I throw it away and then I need it? Well, Manhattan […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
My reading list was increased by one this morning when I heard an interview on NPR with Hector Tobar, the author of Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free. NPR has started a Morning Editions Reads book club and this was […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
”Banished!!” Poor Flavia DeLuce has been banished to boarding school in Canada, and the latest book in the series, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, begins with Flavia’s lament at being sent away from her beloved home Buckshaw in Bishops Lacey, England. The boarding school, Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy, is a strange place where things […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Due to an upcoming book discussion, I’m rereading one of my favorite classics. Emma by Jane Austen is a delightful step back in time, rich with fascinating characters and delightful details of rural life. Austen’s works have enjoyed increased popularity over the last few years, so you can experience them in a variety of ways. Just in […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Elizabeth Ellis, a busy suburban wife and mother, flits between her realtor job, and caring for Chloe, her daughter. But for months now, Elizabeth has worried that she is far from normal… The sudden death of Court, her husband, and his lover in an auto accident brings Elizabeth to fear that she is somehow the […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Who hasn’t had a mission that seemed impossible, but found a way to accomplish it anyway? In The Life We Bury, Joe Talbert must interview an older person and write their biography. Most of the other students are interviewing relatives, but Joe’s trouble is finding someone to interview. He doesn’t know his grandparents, his mother is an alcoholic, and […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
This engrossing thriller by Gregg Hurwitz takes us to a remote mountainous region in Mexico, where Eve Hardaway has taken a vacation at an ecotourism lodge in the jungle. Escaping a recent divorce, Eve plans to hike, enjoy the scenery and read “Moby Dick”. She is joined there by several other American tourists. During […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.