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The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

Synopsis "During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they’ve chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands—the perfect place to get away and unwind by… Continue reading The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

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The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty

Synopsis "Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one she let get away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life… Continue reading The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty

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People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd

Synopsis "To her adoring fans, Emmy Jackson, aka @the_mamabare, is the honest “Instamum” who always tells it like it is. To her skeptical husband, a washed-up novelist who knows just how creative Emmy can be with the truth, she is a breadwinning powerhouse chillingly brilliant at monetizing the intimate details of their family life. To one… Continue reading People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd

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Deep Dark (Tracers #10) by Laura Griffin

Synopsis "The moment detective Reed Novak steps onto the crime scene, he knows the case is going to rock his world. A beautiful young woman murdered at home. No sign of forced entry. No motive. She’s obviously not the killer’s first victim, and Reed’s instincts tell him she won’t be his last. Reed’s first clue… Continue reading Deep Dark (Tracers #10) by Laura Griffin

Book Review · Books · Graphic Novel

This Was Our Pact: A Graphic Novel by Ryan Andrews

Synopsis "It's the night of the annual Autumn Equinox Festival, when the town gathers to float paper lanterns down the river. Legend has it that after drifting out of sight, they'll soar off to the Milky Way and turn into brilliant stars, but could that actually be true? This year, Ben and his classmates are… Continue reading This Was Our Pact: A Graphic Novel by Ryan Andrews

Book Review · Books · Non-Fiction

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews

Synopsis "Home Work is the second installment of Julie Andrews's memoirs, beginning with her arrival in Hollywood to make her screen debut in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins, followed closely by The Sound of Music. The result is an astonishing rise to fame as those now-classic films brought Andrews almost overnight success. It was the beginning… Continue reading Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews

Book Review · Books · Diverse Books · Graphic Novel

I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib

Synopsis "Malaka's upbringing will look familiar to anyone who grew up in the pre-internet era, but her particular story is a heartfelt tribute to the American immigrants who have invested their future in the promise of the American dream. The daughter of parents with unfulfilled dreams themselves, Malaka navigates her childhood chasing her parents' ideals,… Continue reading I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib

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The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Synopsis "On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a magazine, or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the… Continue reading The Guest List by Lucy Foley

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Piece of My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke

Synopsis "Laurie Moran and her fiance, Alex Buckley, the former host of her investigative television show Under Suspicion, are just days away from their midsummer wedding when Alex's seven-year-old nephew, John, vanishes from the beach. Witnesses recall Johnny playing in the water and collecting shells near an ice cream shack, but when his new sitter… Continue reading Piece of My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke