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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…

The Displacements

By: Bruce Holsinger An adrenaline-fueled story of lives upended and transformed by an unprecedented catastrophe. To all appearances, the Larsen-Hall family has everything: healthy children, a stable marriage, a lucrative career for Brantley, and the means for Daphne to pursue her art full-time. Their deluxe new Miami life has just clicked into place when Luna–the […]

The Paris Apartment

By: Lucy Foley Jess needs a fresh start. Shes broke and alone, and shes just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didnt sound thrilled when she asked if she could crash with him for a bit, but he didnt say no, and surely everything will look better from Paris. Only […]

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 daughters lacrosse game when a pickup truck begins tailgating them, on a dark stretch of road. Suddenly two men jump from the […]

When We Were Bright and Beautiful

By: Jillian Medoff Goodreads description: You can have everything, and still not have enough.  Cassie Quinn may only be twenty-three, but she knows a few things. One: money can’t buy happiness, but it’s certainly better to have it. Two: family matters most. Three: her younger brother Billy is not a rapist. When Billy, a junior […]

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 […]

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