Anything is Possible

By: Elizabeth Strout Goodreads description: Short story collection Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others. Here are two sisters: one trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her […]

The Diamond Eye

by: Kate Quinn Goodreads description: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story. In 1937 in the snowbound city of Kiev (now known as Kyiv), wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her […]

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy

by: Jamie Ford Goodreads description: Dorothy Moy breaks her own heart for a living.  As Washington’s former poet laureate, that’s how she describes channeling her dissociative episodes and mental health struggles into her art. But when her five-year-old daughter exhibits similar behavior and begins remembering things from the lives of their ancestors, Dorothy believes the […]

The Marriage Portrait

by:Maggie O’Farrell Goodreads description: From the author of the breakout New York Times best seller Hamnet—winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award—an electrifying new novel set in Renaissance Italy, and centering on the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de Medici. Florence, the 1550s. Lucrezia, third daughter of the grand duke, is comfortable with her obscure […]

The Measure

by: Nikki Erlick Goodreads description: Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice. It seems like any other day. You wake up, pour a cup of coffee, and head out. But today, when you open your front door, waiting for you is a small wooden box. This box holds your fate inside: the answer to the exact […]

September 2022 Tidbit

In last month’s Tidbit, we asked our readers to submit their favorite literary joke. We have ranked our top 3 in order of our preference. Thanks for participating and being loyal readers! And the winner is…Madison Carlos! We will drop your prize off this week… #1: Joke submission! As an English major…I gotta go with […]

What Happened to the Bennetts

By: Lisa Scottoline Goodreads description: Jason Bennett is a suburban dad who owns a court-reporting business, but one night, his life takes a horrific turn. He is driving his family home after his daughter’s lacrosse game when a pickup truck begins tailgating them, on a dark stretch of road. Suddenly two men jump from the […]

August 2022 Tidbit

To celebrate our 2-Year Anniversary (what?!?), we are having a giveaway. The winner will receive a collection of 5 of our favorite books, a $25 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, and a few “literary” surcies. To win, please send us your favorite literary joke or riddle via Facebook, Instagram or email. The best joke […]