The Secret Book of Flora Lea

I’ve been on an unintentional historical fiction hiatus lately but decided to dive back into it once I read the synopsis of Patii Callahan Henry’s upcoming release The Secret Book of Flora Lea. I’m so glad I decided to read this book because while it’s not actually a magical realism or fantasy story, it was pure…

Ruby Spencer’s Whiskey Year

Ruby Spencer has quit her job, sold all her possessions, and plans to spend a full year living in Thistlecross, Scotland. She has dreams of spending the year writing her new cookbook while indulging in Whiskey and figure out her life. She does not have plans to fall in love with the brooding and bearded…

Maame

Maddie Wright is stuck. At 25 years old she’s stuck at a job she hates, stuck at home taking care of her father with Parkinson’s. Stuck with all the responsibilities of life. Not that Maddie minds, she loves her father, but just she wasn’t the ‘Maame’ that everyone relied on to keep things together. As…

The Angel Maker

Katie Shaw hasn’t seen her brother Chris in two years. She used to be his protector until an unspeakable event happened which altered his life. Now married and with a young daughter, Katie is still grappling with the guilt of that day. When her mother calls to say that Chris is missing, Katie instinctively knows…

The Villa

Emily is in a rut. She’s going through a divorce, has writers block, and honestly her life is nowhere near where she wants it to be. On the other hand, her best friend Chess is a Best Selling self-help author. When Chess suggests the two head to Italy for 6 weeks to reconnect and write…

Nine Liars

It’s senior year for Stevie and while her friends are obsessed with applying to college, Stevie isn’t. Her boyfriend, David, is studying in London and all she wants is an excuse to go see him. When David arranges a study aboard trip for the whole group to come visit him, the gang & Stevie especially…

The Setup

Mara Williams cannot decide. She is the queen of indecision and let’s her horoscope guide her life. She does not trust herself to make decisions, she doesn’t let people in, and while she doesn’t want to she lives a small life. When a fortune teller indicates that she’ll be meeting the ‘love of her life’…

The Other Side of Night

The Other Side of Night is one of my most anticipated Fall 2022 read. It’s best to go into this one with a open mind and without to much context, which always makes for an interesting read. There are a few different ways this story is told. David Asha, a well known author is the…

Killers of a Certain Age

One of my most highly anticipated new releases for this fall! Just from the snyopsis along this was giving me a mixture of The Change and James Bond vibes! I mean elderly women assassins? Yes please! Billie, Helen, Natalie, and Mary Ann have been working for ‘The Museum’ for 40 years. They were the first…