An engrossing read with a cast of vibrant and nuanced characters, it shed light on a history I know little about: the brave work women spies performed during WWI.
A compulsive and creative whodunit. It hooked me right away, and I enjoyed the great pacing throughout!
Warm and emotionally-engaging. I was needing a feel-good read, and it hit the spot.
A fun thriller that keeps you suspicious of its narrator up to the final twist.
What a story. This book has a beautiful and quiet build into heartbreaking chaos. It’s as illuminating and thought-provoking as it is poignant and shattering.
THIS BOOK. I’m in a haze after reading it. I want to hug it, and think about it, and then hug it some more. Definitely one of my favorite reads in a while.I loved YOU and HIDDEN BODIES. PROVIDENCE absolutely carries over Kepnes’ style…
Many laugh out loud moments! Compulsively fun with a poignant core message.
Fun and funny with lush descriptions that completely captured my imagination.
Fun and entertaining. I’m the mom of a soon-to-be kindergartener, so it probably hits me at the right stage of life. The story was set in my hometown, and I got an extra kick out of the references to places I knew.
Completely lived up to the hype for me. It’ll make you laugh out loud and then, two seconds later, boo-hoo cry. Beautifully done.
The storyline set in the past is particularly engrossing. My book club read this one, and it was also great for driving a lively and thoughtful conversation.
Sweet and engaging, propelled by the voices of two different and likable narrators.
I love character-driven suspense, and for me this book is top notch. Every character–the smaller side ones and especially the 4 POV people–is dynamic and interesting. Even those who are less likable have relatable qualities (or, at lea…
A fast and appealing read, with twists to keep you guessing.
Greer Macallister offers another vivid and engaging ride in this Mid-19th Century tale of the first female operative in the Pinkerton Detective Agency. Her clean prose stands out as it did in the marvelous THE MAGICIAN’S LIE, and I liked…
One of the best reads of 2017, the writing overflows with wit and insight, and the story is absolutely gripping.
PERSUASION is my favorite Jane Austen, and I’m a perpetual sucker for a good retelling. This one fit the bill nicely, with its crazy family dynamics, banter between friends, a swoon-worthy romance, and the ultimate hope of second chances…
A fun thriller with zany twists and an intriguing mystery at its core.
Poetic and heartbreaking. I’ve got a soft spot for gothic literature, and this hit the right buttons for me.
What a wonderful follow-up to the equally beautiful EVERYTHING WE KEEP! Emotionally engaging with twists and turns that keep you guessing, it’s a perfect cocktail of family drama, romance, and suspense. James is a complex protagonist, an…