Lonely Castle in the Mirror is a touching magical realism story about mental health and friendships. The thought of returning to school makes Kokoro sick to her
Malice House is a well-written dark mystery where things go bump in the night. After leaving her marriage, with nowhere else to go, Haven Marbury moves into
A Familiar Stranger is a bumpy ride to say the least. Lillian Smith lives a boring life; she repeatedly says so herself. Lillian used to write obituaries for…
Elizabeth Strout returns with her sparse but beautiful prose in Lucy by the Sea, book four in the Amgash series. It’s the early days of 2020 when COVID-19 was
The Darkness of Others is a slow-burn thriller set in the early days of the pandemic in NYC. It opens with the gruesome death of a famed movie director.
This trilogy gets better with each book. The House with the Golden Door returns to Pompeii in 75 AD, four years before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, and follo
The Last Girl to Die is a chilling thriller set in a small town in Scotland. When sixteen-year-old Adriana Clark goes missing, her family hires a P.I…
I’ve enjoyed Taylor Jenkins Reid’s other books, but Carrie Soto is Back definitely takes the top place. This story follows Carrie Soto as she leaves retirement
Didn’t Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta truly is an odyssey of one trans woman’s life as she transitions from being incarcerated to being released.
Bad Fruit has a couple of bad apples and one girl just trying to survive them. It’s the summer holidays, and Lily is waiting for the fall when she’ll commenc…