It’s never too early to start thinking of the next season and all of the wonderful books that are set to be released! So for this edition of Reads on My Radar, I’m focusing on Fall Releases. *** This post contains affiliate links. The links in this post to Amazon are affiliate links which means … More Reads on My Radar Vol 2: Fall Release Edition!
Here are three mini reviews for you today! *** This post contains affiliate links. The links to Amazon are affiliate links which means that if you click the link and make a purchase, then I receive a small commission. *** The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin My copy came from: Borrowed from … More Mini Review Time!
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When Commander Thomas Pitt is ordered to protect a young woman visiting London from Spain, he cannot see why this is a job for Special Branch. When she disappears in the dead of night from Angel Court, however, he is faced with a dangerous mystery. Sofia preached new, and some … More Book Review: The Angel Court Affair by Anne Perry (A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel #30)
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An epic and inspiring novel about one woman’s survival in the hardscrabble Italian countryside, oppressed by both a patriarchal society and by Mussolini’s iron-fist rule, but determined to protect her family throughout the war–by any means possible. A sweeping saga about womanhood, loyalty, war, religion, family, motherhood, and marriage, The … More ARC Review: The Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In her most ambitious work to date, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker — the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startlingly intimate and rich, Norma Jeane tells … More Book Review: Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When her grandmother’s will wrenches Sara back home from New Orleans, she learns more about Margaret Van Buren in the wake of her death than she ever did in life. After her last remaining family member dies, Sara Jenkins goes home to The Hideaway, her grandmother Mags’s ramshackle B&B in … More Book Review: The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The early summer of 1909 finds Emily Cabot eagerly anticipating a relaxing vacation with her family. Before they can depart, however, she receives news that her brother, Alden, has been involved in a shooting death at the Selig Polyscope silent movie studios on Chicago’s northwest side. She races to investigate, … More ARC Review: Death at the Selig Studios by Frances McNamara (Emily Cabot Mysteries #7)
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark – and the child they may have had. Based on a real story – in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families … More ARC Review: The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true. People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly … More Book Review: Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Official Synopsis from Goodreads: On a snowy day in December 1946, Lane Winslow—a former British intelligence agent who’s escaped to the rural Canadian community of King’s Cove in pursuit of a tranquil life—is introduced to the local hot springs. While there she overhears nearby patrons speaking Russian. When one of those patrons is found … More Book Review: Death in A Darkening Mist by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow Mysteries #2)