‘The Great Unexpected’ Is A Celebration of Life [REVIEW]

You’re never too old to get in step with a new friend. (Photo by Canva)

“Aging stinks. Especially if you have to do it alone. In a nursing home. And now they want to assign a roommate? Can life possibly get any worse? Oh yeah, did I mention the new guy is famous?” When two old men with nothing in common are made to share living quarters, will they become bitter enemies or fast friends? Find out in Dan Mooney’s delightful new novel, The Great Unexpected.  Read more of this post

Heather Gudenkauf’s ‘Before She Was Found’ Proves the Need to Pick Our Friends Wisely [REVIEW]

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A slumber party game has dangerous consequences in Heather Gudenkauf’s Before She Was Found. (Photo by Barta IV, Flickr)

Three young girlfriends. A sinister obsession. A chilling crime that rocks a quiet community to its core. In Heather Gudenkauf’s Before She Was Found, discover how some friendships prove treacherous.  Read more of this post

Phaedra Patrick’s ‘The Library of Lost and Found’ Is Charming and Addictive [REVIEW]

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Can one book change your life? (Photo by Suzy Hazelwood, Flickr)

A shy librarian. A mysterious book. Once she opens it, there is no going back to life as she has always known it. Discover the secrets buried in the pages of Phaedra Patrick’s delicious new novel, The Library of Lost and Found.  Read more of this post

Explore the Hidden Fears that Make Us Human in ‘Beautiful Bad’ [REVIEW]

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How could the perfect marriage go so horribly wrong? (Photo by Vee, Flickr)

There are so many things that make Maddie afraid. And yet, that isn’t the face she shows to the public. Most people look at her husband and child and think she has the perfect life. Yet perfection is usually only in the eye of the beholder. After all, even the most precious gems are liable to crack under the right amount of pressure. Find out what makes Maddie go off the rails in Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad.  Read more of this post