Dark Chocolate Demise (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #7) by Jenn McKinlay

Synopsis "Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it's never been as dead as this. The first annual Old Town Zombie Walk is announced, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror-themed desserts to the hungry hordes. But fun turns … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Demise (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #7) by Jenn McKinlay

A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

Synopsis "Memorial Day, 1938: New York socialite Lily Dane has just returned with her family to the idyllic oceanfront community of Seaview, Rhode Island, expecting another placid summer season among the familiar traditions and friendships that sustained her after heartbreak. That is, until the Greenwald's decide to take up residence in Seaview. Budgie and Nick … Continue reading A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

Flying Witch by Chihiro Ishizuka (Volume 10)

Synopsis "As summer continues, Makoto takes a trip back home to Kanagawa. However, her time there won't be all fun and games. She and her friends have to solve the mystery of a temple that appears to be cursed with constant daily rain. Before long, they find the culprits, but a communication issue may just … Continue reading Flying Witch by Chihiro Ishizuka (Volume 10)

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