John Grisham’s ‘The Guardians’ Reminds Us to Appreciate the Freedom We Sometimes Take For Granted [REVIEW]

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An innocent man is in prison in John Grisham’s latest, The Guardian. (Photo by Canva)

A lawyer who becomes a victim. A client who becomes a suspect. A plea for help that can either save an innocent man or raise the body count. Find out which way the tide will turn in John Grisham’s latest number-one bestseller, The Guardians. Read more of this post

Secrets Abound in Jess Montgomery’s Second Novel, ‘The Hollows’ [REVIEW]

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An old woman meets her demise when she follows old tracks through the Appalachian hills. (Photo by Canva)

A new murder. An old asylum. And the women who will do their best to dig up the truth behind a frightening myth. Return to Kinship, Ohio in Jess Montgomery’s follow-up tale to her dazzling debut.
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Two Women Prove Their Mettle in Jess Montgomery’s ‘The Widows’ [REVIEW]

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One of Ohio’s old coal mining facilities located in the Glouster area in northern Athens County. (Photo courtesy Southeast Ohio History Center)

One man. Two women. A lifetime of secrets. Step back in time nearly a century to a small town where nothing is what it seems and everyone is suspect. Meet Jess Montgomery’s The Widows.
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Closure Isn’t So Easy to Come By in David Baldacci’s ‘A Minute To Midnight’ [REVIEW]

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To keep her job, a woman must return to her hometown and face the night her life changed forever. (Photo by Canva)

We all have that one pivotal moment in our lives where we realize nothing will ever be the same again. For one FBI agent, it was the night her sister was abducted and she was nearly killed herself. Now she must return to the scene of the crime and face the demons of her past if she is ever going to have a future. But what happens when she encounters an evil more dangerous than she ever dreamed? Find out in David Baldacci’s second Atlee Pine thriller, A Minute to Midnight.
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Discover Why ‘Notre-Dame’ Became the Heart of Paris [REVIEW]

Ken Follett in front of Notre-Dame de Paris

Ken Follett in front of Notre-Dame de Paris. (Photo by The Follett Office Ltd.)

Notre-Dame de Paris is perhaps the most iconic cathedral in the world. For centuries, it has been at the epicenter of history—for believers and nonbelievers alike. So when it caught flame on April 15, 2019, images of this burning monument dealt a devastating blow to people around the globe. Now author Ken Follett, perhaps best known for his mega-bestseller The Pillars of the Earth, a novel about the construction of a fictitious cathedral, delivers Notre-Dame, a concise but captivating volume about the meaning and history of this beloved architectural gem and why it still captures our imaginations after all these years. Read more of this post