One Italian Summer – Rebecca Serle

Genre: Fiction, RomancePublisher: Atria BooksPages: 253Release Date: March 1, 2022 When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom, but her best friend and first phone call. She had all the answers and now, when Katy needs her the most, she is gone. To make matters worse, their planned mother-daughter trip … Continue reading One Italian Summer – Rebecca Serle

Monthly TBR | February 2021

Hello everyone! If you read my January Wrap-Up post you'll know of my plans to read one Robin Hobb and one Diana Gabaldon book a month. That goal is in jeopardy because I didn't like Dragonfly in Amber as much as I thought I would, so I'm not adding Voyager to my official TBR. I'm … Continue reading Monthly TBR | February 2021

Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

Genre: Science Fiction  Publisher: Knopf Pages: 336 Release Date: September 9, 2014 Set in the days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. One snowy night … Continue reading Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

My Dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russell

Genre: Fiction Pages: 374 Publisher: William Morrow Release Date: March 10, 2020 Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer. 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa … Continue reading My Dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russell

We All Fall Down – Daniel Kalla

Genre: Fiction Publisher: Simon Schuster Pages: 384 Release Date: March 26, 2019 Not since Pandemic have we seen a thriller like this from bestselling author Daniel Kalla: The plague has hit Italy. Can Dr. Alana Vaughn find the source in time to save the world? No person is left unscathed, no family untouched. Death grows … Continue reading We All Fall Down – Daniel Kalla

Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams

Genre: Fiction, Contemporary  Publisher: Scout Press Pages: 320 Release Date: March 19, 2019 Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman … Continue reading Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams

A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath #2) – Ellen Hopkins

Genre: Fiction Publisher: Atria Books In this gripping follow-up to Love Lies Beneath, #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’s “fabulous, sex-filled masterpiece of mystery and romance” (Library Journal, starred review), the honeymoon ends for Tara Lattimore when her husband’s ex-girlfriend is murdered, and she becomes a prime suspect. Tara thought she was finally settling … Continue reading A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath #2) – Ellen Hopkins

The Power – Naomi Alderman

Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction Publisher: Viking In The Power the world is a recognisable place: there's a rich Nigerian kid who lounges around the family pool; a foster girl whose religious parents hide their true nature; a local American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But something vital has changed, causing their … Continue reading The Power – Naomi Alderman

The Rending and the Nest – Kaethe Schwehn

Genre: Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Publisher: Bloomsbury USA A chilling yet redemptive post-apocalyptic debut that examines community, motherhood, faith, and the importance of telling one’s own story. When ninety-five percent of the world’s population disappears for no apparent reason, Mira does what she can to create some semblance of a life: She cobbles together a haphazard community named Zion, … Continue reading The Rending and the Nest – Kaethe Schwehn

Waiting on Wednesday #46

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post created by Breaking the Spine that features anticipated books. When Elise Perez meets Jamey Hyde on a desolate winter afternoon, fate implodes, and neither of their lives will ever be the same. Although they are next-door neighbors in New Haven, they come from different worlds. Elise grew up in a … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday #46