For generations, the Bradford family has worn the mantle of kings of the bourbon capital of the world. Their sustained wealth has afforded them prestige and privilege—as well as a hard-won division of class on their sprawling estate, Easterly. Upstairs, a dynasty that by all appearances plays by the rules of good fortune and good taste. Downstairs, the staff who work tirelessly to maintain the impeccable Bradford facade. And never the twain shall meet. Continue reading Book Review : The Bourbon Kings (#1 of The Bourbon Kings Series) by J.R. Ward
Now more than ever, we need to listen to those around us. New York Times contributor Kate Murphy draws on countless conversations she has had with everyone from priests to CIA interrogators, focus group moderators to bartenders, her great-great aunt to her friend’s toddler, to show how only by listening well can we truly connect with others. Continue reading Book Review : You’re Not Listening by Kate Murphy
Gwendolyn and Estella have always been as close as sisters can be. Growing up in a wealthy, eminent, and sometimes deceitful family, they’ve relied on each other for support and confidence. But now Gwendolyn is lying in a coma, the sole survivor of Estella’s poisoning of their whole clan. Continue reading Book Review : The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. Continue reading Book Review : The Giver by Lois Lowry
Something is out there, something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse of it, and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from. Continue reading Book Review : Bird Box by Josh Malerman
My review of Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. Will also soon be reviewing her second book. Continue reading Book Review : Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
My review/thoughts on Night by Elie Wiesel, this entails part one of the three-book collection. Continue reading Book Review : Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) by Elie Wiesel
When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing. Continue reading Book Review : The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil. If she sometimes suspects there might be more to life than reading, she just shrugs and picks up a new book. Continue reading Book Review : The Bookish Life Of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. Continue reading Book Review : The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides