Book Review : Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane (Spoiler-Free)

Book Review : Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane (Spoiler-Free)

A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the bond between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies of marriage, and the power of forgiveness. Continue reading Book Review : Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane (Spoiler-Free)

Book Review : Girl Made Of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Book Review : Girl Made Of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Mara and Owen are as close as twins can get, so when Mara’s friend Hannah accuses Owen of rape, Mara doesn’t know what to think. Can her brother really be guilty of such a violent act? Torn between her family and her sense of right and wrong, Mara feels lost, and it doesn’t help that things are strained with her ex-girlfriend, Charlie. Continue reading Book Review : Girl Made Of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Book Review : The Turn Of The Key by Ruth Ware

Book Review : The Turn Of The Key by Ruth Ware

When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten—by the luxurious “smart” home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this picture-perfect family. Continue reading Book Review : The Turn Of The Key by Ruth Ware

Full Review : To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1) by Jenny Han

Full Review : To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1) by Jenny Han

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister’s ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all. Continue reading Full Review : To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1) by Jenny Han

Full Review : A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Full Review : A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they’re broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Continue reading Full Review : A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara