Sunburn by Laura Lippman

Title: Sunburn Author: Laura Lippman Genre: Thriller Release Date: February 20, 2018 Obtained: Bound Galley from Publisher Publisher: William Morrow Synopsis (from book): “One is playing a long game. But which one? They meet at a local tavern in the small town of Belleville, Delaware. Polly is set on heading west. Adam says he’s also passing through. Yet she stays…

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As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner

Title: As Bright As Heaven Author: Susan Meissner Genre: Historical Fiction Publish Date: February 6, 2018 Obtained: Book of the Month January Selection/Netgalley Synopsis: Thomas and Pauline Bright are offered the opportunity to move from the Pennsylvania country to Philadelphia so Thomas can study to become an undertaker. They uproot their entire family: daughters Evie, Maggie and Willa. The Bright…

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The Great Alone

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Title: The Great Alone Author: Kristin Hannah Genre: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction Publish Date: February 6, 2018 Obtained: Bound Galley from Publisher Synopsis: Ernt Allbright returned from the Vietnam as a POW not right. He can’t hold down a job and has nightmares. Eventually he inherits a piece of land in Alaska, and he travels there with his wife, Cora,…

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How To Stop Time

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Title: How to Stop Time Author: Matt Haig Publish Date: February 6, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy Obtained: Publisher/Goodreads Giveaway Synopsis: Tom Hazard has seen so much history. Born in the late 16th century, he has a rare condition that allows him to age much slower than an average person. But now, in the 21st century, he just wants to live…

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Little Broken Things

Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

Title: Little Broken Things Author: Nicole Baart Published: November 21, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Obtained: Amazon Purchase Synopsis: Quinn and her older sister, Nora, haven’t stayed in contact in their adulthood. But one day, Nora texts Quinn to meet her and drops a little girl into Quinn’s life with the instructions to keep her safe and keep her a secret. Quinn…

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Force of Nature

Force of Nature by Jane Harper (Aaron Falk #2): A Book Review

Title: Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) Author: Jane Harper Publish Date: February 6, 2018 Genre: Crime/Thriller Obtained: Goodreads Giveaway Synopsis: Aaron Falk is back, this time investigating the disappearance of a woman who disappeared in the wilderness while on a retreat with a handful of coworkers. Five women entered the bush and only four walked out. The search is…

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Radium Girls

Radium Girls: A Nonfiction Book Review

Title: Radium Girls – The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women Author: Kate Moore Published: May 2, 2017 Genre: Nonfiction Obtained: Amazon eBook Synopsis: This is the incredible true story of countless women effected by radium poisoning in the early 20th century. Radium was a newly discovered element, and many believed it to have curative powers. So none of the…

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The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen: A Book Review

Title: The Wife Between Us Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Published: January 9th (Happy Birthday to Me!!) Genre: Thriller Obtained: Book of the Month December Selection Synopsis (from book): When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will assume you…

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Demon Interrupted

Demon Interrupted by Elliot Parker: A Book Review

Title: Demon Interrupted Author: Elliot Parker Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Urban Fantasy Obtained: Author eARC Synopsis (from book): Evangeline Lawson can find anything, except freedom. A descendant of St. Anthony of Padua, the Patron Saint of lost articles, she has the supernatural ability to locate any mission object, car keys, missing dogs, children, as well as nuclear missiles, secret…

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The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor: A Book Review

Title: The Chalk Man Author: C.J. Tudor Publish Date: January 9, 2018 (Happy Birthday to Me!!) Genre: Thriller/Horror Obtained: Netgalley eARC/Book of the Month Synopsis: In 1986, Ed and his friends play a secret code. It involves the chalk man, drawn around town. Until, one day, someone leaves them chalk men leading to a dismembered body. That’s when everything changes. Cut…

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