Book Review: The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Book Review: The It Girl by Ruth Ware

When a Ruth Ware books lands on my doorstep, I get excited. I’ve read every single one of her books published, and really enjoyed all of them. Because she’s writing in such a crowded genre, I’ll recognize certain tactics of suspense, or a stretch in...
Book Review: The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

Book Review: The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

The blurb on the cover of Jennifer Weiner’s latest book The Summer Place reads “The undisputed boss of the beach read” (The New York Times), and based on the drawing of a woman lazily floating around in a hot pink inflatable doughnut on the water,...
Book Review: The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

Book Review: The Lost Chapter by Caroline Bishop

Another book about books – my favourite! Although I should mention that the titular book is a plot device, rather than a major theme. But this reference certainly piqued my interest, which shot this novel to the top of an otherwise teetering pile of historical...
Book Review: The Candy House by Jennifer Egan

Book Review: The Candy House by Jennifer Egan

Right off the bat, just want to warn you all this book is NOT about candy, or treats of any kind (disappointing, I know). The Candy House by Jennifer Egan is a warning wrapped in multiple layers of story. The candy house in the title is referring to a few different...