Book Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two friends—once inseparable roommates—haven’t spoken in over a year. But there Lucy was, trying to make things right and return to their old rhythms. Perhaps Alice … More Book Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Book Review: The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #11)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In this story, Precious Ramotswe deals with issues of mistaken identity and great fortune against the beautiful backdrop of Botswana’s remote and striking Okavango Delta. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi head to a safari camp to carry out a delicate mission on behalf of a former guest who has left one … More Book Review: The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #11)

Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright — restless, stifled — makes an impulsive decision to marry wealthy American Bennett Van Cleve and leave her home and family behind. But stuffy, disapproving Baileyville, Kentucky, where her husband favours work over his wife and is dominated by his overbearing father, is not the … More Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Book Review: North to the Orient by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Synopsis from the back of the book: In 1931 Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh set off on a flight to the Orient by the Great Circle Route, and North to the Orient is the wonderful result—Mrs. Lindbergh’s beautifully written account of the trip, her own experiences as a novice radio operator and occasional co-pilot, and … More Book Review: North to the Orient by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Book Review: The Two Mrs. Abbotts by D.E. Stevenson (A Miss Buncle Novel #3)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Much has changed in Wandlebury since Barbara Buncle (now Barbara Abbott) first moved to the charming English village. But as the mistress of her own home with two small children to look after, Barbara finds that she has distressingly little time to keep up with the goings-on of her friends and … More Book Review: The Two Mrs. Abbotts by D.E. Stevenson (A Miss Buncle Novel #3)

Book Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don’t know how to … More Book Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Book Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor … More Book Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Book Review: The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie’s reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history? The periodic table is one of … More Book Review: The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago. At the height of the … More Book Review: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott