Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs
Nov22

Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs

Description When Tsara Adelman leaves her husband and two young children for a weekend to visit her estranged uncle, she little dreams he is holding several local children captive on his lavish estate. Mike Westbrook, father of one of the boys, kidnaps her to trade her life for the children’s. Soon Tsara and Mike are fleeing through New Hampshire’s mountain wilderness pursued by two rogue cops with murder on their minds....

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Second Helpings at the Serve You Right Café by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs
Nov22

Second Helpings at the Serve You Right Café by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs

Description What if the world didn’t want you to go straight? Out on parole after almost ten years in prison, Emet First is repairing his shattered life. He has friends, a job, and his first date in a decade. The young woman, Mercedes Finch, is lovely but wounded. When her deranged brother learns about Emet’s past, he will stop at nothing to destroy him–and suddenly Emet has everything to lose. Review I received a...

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Undertow by Michael Buckley
Mar26

Undertow by Michael Buckley

From the Publisher: Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to help the...

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At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
Mar26

At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

From the Publisher: In this new novel from the author of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. At the Water’s Edge is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s personal awakening as she experiences the devastations of World War II in a Scottish Highlands village. Madeline Hyde, a young socialite from Philadelphia, reluctantly follows...

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Dept of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Apr25

Dept of Speculation by Jenny Offill

This book is the story of a marriage as told through the eyes of the wife. It found it annoying and disjointed. I felt like I was seeing the world through the eyes of a mentally disturbed individual. It looks like I am in the minority in my opinion of this book. Maybe it is just not my cup of tea, but I would not recommend it.

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The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh
Apr21

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh

This book is billed as a mystery and while it does have an intriguing mystery woven throughout it is more a story of family and it’s meaning. I think all families have their dark secrets and this book explores one family’s secrets through the eyes of a young girl and her mother (When she was young and before she disappeared). It is a great read! The story grabbed me right away and kept me interested until the end. I am...

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