Florence Adler Swims Forever

by: Rachel Beanland Goodreads description: Every summer, Esther and Joseph Adler rent their house out to vacationers escaping to “America’s Playground” and move into the small apartment above their bakery. This is the apartment where they raised their two daughters, Fannie and Florence. Now Florence has returned from college, determined to spend the summer training […]

The Maidens

by: Alex Michaelides Goodreads description: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek Tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike—particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.  Mariana Andros is a […]

The Therapist

by: B.A. Paris Goodreads description: When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive houses, it is everything they’ve dreamed of. But appearances can be deceptive… As Alice is getting to know her neighbours, she discovers a devastating secret about her new home, and begins to […]

August 2021 Tidbit

Happy 1 year anniversary to us! Our favorite part of this blog has been hearing from our friends and followers. We love hearing your comments and opinions. Keep them coming! Paper is the traditional gift of the first anniversary. Since we spend a lot of time talking about books, we thought we would take this […]

The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot

by: Marianne Cronin Goodreads description: Life is short. No-one knows that better than seventeen year old Lenni living on the terminal ward. But as she is about to learn, it’s not only what you make of life that matters, but who you share it with. Dodging doctor’s orders, she joins an art class where she […]

Malibu Rising

by: Taylor Jenkins Reid Goodreads description: Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored […]

The Plot

by: Jean Hanff Korelitz Goodreads description: Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he’s teaching in a third-rate MFA program and struggling to maintain what’s left of his self-respect; he hasn’t written–let alone published–anything decent in years. When Evan Parker, his most arrogant student, announces he […]

The Soulmate Equation

by: Christina Lauren Goodreads description: Single mom Jess Davis is a data and statistics wizard, but no amount of number crunching can convince her to step back into the dating world. Raised by her grandparents–who now help raise her seven-year-old daughter, Juno–Jess has been left behind too often to feel comfortable letting anyone in. After […]