Adult Fiction book review

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

I picked up this book because I had been hearing quite a bit of buzz about it on social media. Like any good librarian, I have to read something for myself, especially when everyone seems to have read it or want to read it. I think it's a great first novel by Jessica Knoll, even… Continue reading Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Adult Fiction book review

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

This is a fabulous story set in the 1960's in the rural South. Jane is a newlywed, fresh out of college and eager to start her first "professional" job as a social worker. As she becomes increasingly involved in the daily lives of her poverty stricken clients, both white and black families, her wealthy pediatrician… Continue reading Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

Adult Fiction book review

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

This book will be published January 19, 2016 This was a light-hearted, witty, and delightful novel, without any deep plot twists or drawn out back stories as so many novels have. I really didn't want it to end, because I enjoyed the characters so much. Bibliophiles, such as myself, will very much enjoy the literary… Continue reading The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

Adult Fiction book review

Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

Like Mary Kubica's previous novel, The Good Girl, I also enjoyed this story. It included quite a bit of psychological suspense and was a bit crazy at times with unreliable narrators. The story switched back and forth between a homeless young girl called Willow with a baby she called Ruby, Heidi, and Chris. Heidi, another… Continue reading Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

Adult Fiction book review

The Fold by Peter Clines

I'm normally not one to pick out a science fiction novel to read. However, this one looked pretty intriguing. Mike, a high school English teacher, is just an average guy enjoying the connections he makes with his students and coworkers. Then he gets a job offer from his friend Reggie which is too inviting to… Continue reading The Fold by Peter Clines

Adult Fiction book review

Early One Morning by Virginia Baily

This is a beautiful story which takes place in Rome during WWII. Chiara, a 27 year old who cares for an older sister suffering from epilepsy, happens to be out early one morning as Jewish families are being loaded onto trains to concentration camps. In an instant she catches the eye of a young mother… Continue reading Early One Morning by Virginia Baily