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Helen and Holly Hit the Books

High brow reading for your low brow life!

Our book ranking system is on a scale of 1 to 5 Reading Nerds, with 5 being the highest rating.

1 Reading Nerd = 1 Star 潃儭

Our Latest Reads…

Dear Child

by: Romy Hausmann Goodreads description: Gone Girl meets Room in this page-turning thriller from one of Germany’s hottest new talents In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena’s life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects his […]

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

by: V.E. Schwab Goodreads Description: A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling […]

The Stationery Shop

by: Marjan Kamali Goodreads description: A poignant, heartfelt new novel by the award-nominated author of Together Tea that explores loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate. Roya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr. Fakhris neighborhood stationery shop, stocked with books and pens and bottles […]

The Talented Miss Farwell

by Emily Gray Tedrowe Goodreads description: At the end of the 1990s, with the art market finally recovered from its disastrous collapse, Miss Rebecca Farwell has made a killing at Christies in New York City, selling a portion of her extraordinary art collection for a rumored 900 percent profit. Dressed in couture YSL, drinking the […]

The Woman Before Wallis

by: Bryn Turnbull Goodreads description: For fans of The Paris Wife and The Crown, this stunning novel tells the true story of the American divorc矇e who captured Prince Edwards heart before he abdicated his throne for Wallis Simpson. In the summer of 1926, when Thelma Morgan marries Viscount Duke Furness after a whirlwind romance, shes immersed in a […]

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