Secrets and Scandals Abound In Holly Peterson’s ‘It Happens in the Hamptons’ [REVIEW]

Couple swimming

Everything can be had for a price in Holly Peterson’s provocative new social satire, It Happens in the Hamptons.
(Photo by Eleazar, Flickr)

Quaint coastal cottages, powder soft sand, surf lessons on picturesque beaches, decadent gelato eaten with wooden spoons, pastel bicycles traversing narrow streets, lazy lunches at the club, and plenty of scantily clad bodies walking barefoot through tides as the sunset paints the sky orange. It’s summertime, and you’re invited to join the fun in Holly Peterson’s delicious new beach read, It Happens in the Hamptons.   Read more of this post

‘Night Blindness’ Encourages Readers To Reconcile Their Past [REVIEW]

Almost was a sunset kiss shot

Couple by the water at sunset (Photo by David Spencer, Flickr)

Many of us have memories of our youth that we would like to forget. Sometimes, however, time refuses to keep those thoughts silent and starts to prick our conscience with increasing regularity. As Jensen Reilly discovers in Susan Strecker’s debut novel, Night Blindness, in some cases those frequent reminders can become both overwhelming and debilitating. Read more of this post