Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: On a foggy summer night, eleven people–ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter–depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs–the painter–and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful … More Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

ARC Review: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty, now married to gifted lace reader Towner Whitney, investigates a 25-year-old triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed one Halloween night. Aided by Callie Cahill, the daughter of one of the victims who … More ARC Review: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

ARC Review: Corrupt Me by Jillian Quinn (Philly Corruption #1)

Genre: New Adult, Romance Setting: Modern day Philadelphia *** I received an eARC copy of Corrupt Me from the author, Jillian Quinn, in exchange for an honest review *** Review: Fun and surprising, but not really my genre to read. Corrupt Me is written by one of my fellow blogger buddies, Jill, who blogs at … More ARC Review: Corrupt Me by Jillian Quinn (Philly Corruption #1)

ARC Review: The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From bestselling author A.J. Banner comes a dazzling new novel of psychological suspense in the vein of S.J. Watson’s Before I Go to Sleep and Mary Kubica’s The Good Girl that questions just how much we can trust the people around us. Thirty-four-year-old marine biologist Kyra Winthrop remembers nothing about the … More ARC Review: The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner

Book Review: Confessions of a Queen B* by Crista McHugh (The Queen B* #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Alexis Wyndham is the other type of Queen B—the Queen Bitch. After years of being the subject of ridicule, she revels in her ability to make the in-crowd cower via the exposés on her blog, The Eastline Spy. Now that she’s carved out her place in the high school hierarchy, she … More Book Review: Confessions of a Queen B* by Crista McHugh (The Queen B* #1)

ARC Review: The Famished Road by Ben Okri

Official Synopsis from Amazon: In the decade since it won the Booker Prize, Ben Okri’s Famished Road has become a classic. Like Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children or Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, it combines brilliant narrative technique with a fresh vision to create an essential work of world literature. The narrator, Azaro, … More ARC Review: The Famished Road by Ben Okri

Book Review: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Official Synopsis from Amazon: The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under — maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther’s breakdown with such intensity that Esther’s insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an … More Book Review: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Official Synopsis from Amazon: Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t … More Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

ARC Review: The Whole Town’s Talking by Fannie Flagg

Official Synopsis: The bestselling author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is at her superb best in this fun-loving, moving novel about what it means to be truly alive. Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it’s called, … More ARC Review: The Whole Town’s Talking by Fannie Flagg