Books

BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Title: The Silent PatientAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication: February 5, 2019Publisher: Celadon BooksGenre: Psychological Thriller/MysteryPages: 297 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girls with No Names by Serena Burdick

Title: The Girls with No NamesAuthor: Serena BurdickPublication: January 7, 2020Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Not far from Luella and Effie Tildon’s large family mansion in Inwood looms the House of Mercy, a work house for wayward girls. The sisters grow up under its shadow with …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Title: Before We Were YoursAuthor: Lisa WingatePublication: June 6, 2017Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Pretenders by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The PretendersAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: December 10, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery/ThrillerPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In this conclusion to The Similars duology, Emma must figure out who she really is, decide between two boys with the same face, and stop a dangerous plan based on revenge. Emma …

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BOOK REVIEW: Heroes Wear Stethoscopes by J.M. Spade

Title: Heroes Wear StethoscopesAuthor: J.M. SpadePublication: December 14, 2019Publisher: Self-PublishedGenre: Medical FictionPages: 360 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kate has worked as a nurse in the emergency room for over twenty years, is married to a successful orthopedic surgeon, and is raising three teenagers. When she starts experiencing personality changes, such as …

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BOOK REVIEW: Good Girls Lie J.T. Ellison

Title: Good Girls LieAuthor: J.T. EllisonPublication: December 30, 2017Publisher: HarlequinGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 464 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Goode girls don’t lie… Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters …

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BOOK TO MOVIE: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

I had seen this book around but never read it.  I don’t know why it is something that I would read.  Maybe it was the cover of the book that put me off.  A woman with oversized glasses and that is it.  However, when I saw the trailer for the …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

Title: The Bromance Book ClubAuthor: Lyssa Kay AdamsPublication: November 9, 2019Publisher: Penguin GroupGenre: RomancePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The first rule of book club:You don’t talk about book club. Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott’s marriage is in major league trouble. He’s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea …

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