‘Allie and Bea’ Make Us Believe in the Power of Friendship [REVIEW]

Catherine Ryan Hyde's ALLIE AND BEA

An unlikely duo, Allie and Bea are destined to become as unforgettable as Thelma and Louise.
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A senior citizen down on her luck. A teenage girl with nowhere else to turn. Two people at opposite ends of life find themselves in the worst situations possible. But out of their dismay, an unlikely friendship is born. Meet Allie and Bea, the two remarkable heroines of Catherine Ryan Hyde’s triumphant new novel. Read more of this post

Debut Novelist Fiona Barton Shocks Readers in ‘The Widow’ [REVIEW]

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When a man is accused of abducting a child, the public wants to know, “How much does the wife really know?” Find out in Fiona Barton’s THE WIDOW. (Photo by eflon, Flickr)

Four lives are irrevocably intertwined when a husband is accused of abducting a young child in Fiona Barton’s The Widow. As the story unfolds everywhere in the news, two significant questions dance on everyone’s lips: “How could the wife not know what her husband was doing? And how much does she really know that she isn’t saying?” Read more of this post