Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

What I love about Little Fires Everywhere by Celest Ng is the author’s deft use of multiple points of view because the reader sees the events from adult and teen perspectives. Differences between how each character sees the world of their planned community,...

Fatal Recall by Carol J. Post

Fatal Recall by award-winning author Carol J. Post accelerates quickly. It roars through tense action as killers track a woman who knows too much. The killers, unaware she has amnesia, intend to kill her before she regains her memory. The story is set in the...

The Tree of Life by Timothy Browne

Not since Robin Cook’s Coma, has a medical thriller created such frightening and believable suspense. The Tree of Life is set in Turkey after the cradle of civilization is rocked by a devastating earthquake. Rushing into the disaster zone are Doctors Nicklaus...

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate My rating: 5 of 5 stars Part history, part horror, part inspiration, the story Before We Were Yours explores the true-life crimes of the Memphis Tennesse Children’s Home Society whose unregulated adoption practices tore...

I Wanna Be Sedated: 30 Writers on Parenting Teenagers

An excellent gift for parents of teens and pre-teens, I Wanna Be Sedated: 30 Writers on Parenting Teenagers made me laugh and weep. SOMETIMES YOU LAUGH For a much-needed laugh, read W. Bruce Cameron’s “Teenagers Owner Manual.” His book 8 Simple Rules...

Martini Afternoons by Beverly Fortenberry

When widowed retirees Edi and Eli decide to fight boredom and loneliness in sleepy Bexley, Indiana, they turn to mischief, causing great changes to their community. It all begins because Edi misses her late husband Henry and their Martini Afternoons. I suspect author...