Book Review: The Revolution of Marina M by Janet Fitch

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the mega-bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman. St. Petersburg, New Year’s Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints … More Book Review: The Revolution of Marina M by Janet Fitch

ARC Review: A Well-Timed Murder by Tracee de Hahn (An Agnes Luthi Mystery #2)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Swiss-American police officer Agnes Lüthi is on leave in Lausanne, Switzerland, recovering from injuries she sustained in her last case, when an old colleague invites her to the world’s premier watch and jewelry trade show at the grand Messe Basel Exhibition Hall. Little does Agnes know, another friend of hers, … More ARC Review: A Well-Timed Murder by Tracee de Hahn (An Agnes Luthi Mystery #2)

ARC Review: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her college—and her new boss—in this whip-smart modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic Persuasion. Anne Corey is about to get schooled. An English professor in California, she’s determined to score a position on the … More ARC Review: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

Book Review: The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott (A Book Collector Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared—making headlines across the world—only to show up eleven days later at a spa under an assumed name. During those eleven days, did she have time to write a play? Jordan Kelly needs a new job and a new place to live. She’s back in Harrison … More Book Review: The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott (A Book Collector Mystery #1)

Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other—for no one but … More Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

ARC Review: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife. Hollywood, 1914. Frances Marion, a young … More ARC Review: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty. In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. Looking for a way out, she seeks employment … More ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The ship has been like a world within itself, a vast floating city outside of normal rules. But the longer the journey continues, the more confined it is starting to feel, deck upon deck, passenger upon passenger, all of them churning around each other without anywhere to go… 1939: Europe … More ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys