Meet Me in the Margins by Melissa Ferguson

Synopsis "Savannah Cade is a low-level editor at Pennington Publishing, a prestigious publisher producing only the highest of highbrow titles. And while editing the latest edition of The Anthology of Medieval Didactic Poetry may be her day job, she has two secrets she's hiding. One: She's writing a romance novel. Two: She's discovered the Book … Continue reading Meet Me in the Margins by Melissa Ferguson

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Synopsis "Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, … Continue reading Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel by Elizabeth George

Synopsis "As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful - and prolific - novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. This is a subject she knows well, having taught creative writing both nationally and internationally … Continue reading Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel by Elizabeth George

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Synopsis "This charming classic, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a freelance writing living in New York City, and a used-book dealer in London. Through the years, though never meeting and separated both geographically and culturally, they share a winsome, sentimental friendship based on their common love for … Continue reading 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee

Synopsis "Maizy has never been to Last Chance, Minnesota...until now. Her mom's plan is to stay for just a couple of weeks, while Maizy's grandfather gets better. But plans change, and as Maizy spends more time in last Chance (where she and her family are the only Asian Americans) and at the Golden Palace - … Continue reading Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee

Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries #3) by Martha Wells

Synopsis "Sci-fi's favorite antisocial AI is back on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask questions about where Dr. Mensah's SecUnit is. And Murderbot would rather those questions went away. For good." -Synopsis from inside front cover Review Cover image from StoryGraph Rogue … Continue reading Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries #3) by Martha Wells

Minor in Possession (J.P. Beaumont #8) by J.A. Jance

Synopsis "All manner of sinners and sufferers come to the rehab ranch in Arizona when they hit rock bottom. For Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont, there is a deeper level of Hell there: being forced to room with teenage drug dealer Joey Rothman. An all-around punk, Joey deserves neither pity nor tears - until he is … Continue reading Minor in Possession (J.P. Beaumont #8) by J.A. Jance

My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith

Synopsis "Paul Stuart, a renowned food writer, finds himself at loose ends after his longtime girlfriend leaves him for her personal trainer. To cheer him up, Paul's editor, Gloria, encourages him to finish his latest cookbook on-site in Tuscany, hoping that a change of scenery (plus the occasional truffled pasta and glass of red wine) … Continue reading My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith

The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri

Synopsis "Our connection to nature is deeply rooted in the history of our evolution. And yet, we have less contact with green space now than ever, and our stress and anxiety levels are at an all-time high. The Secret Therapy of Trees helps us rediscover the restorative value of our natural environment and presents the … Continue reading The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri