Book review: This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf

Summary: Eve Knox was found 25 years ago by her sister and her best friend in a cave in the small town of Grotto. Maggie, Eve’s best friend, and her sister, Nola, have been haunted their entire lives by this discovery. There was never enough evidence to arrest any suspects. Eve is now a detective …

Book Review: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: Mallory Blessing is dying. Mallory’s son, Link, is given instructions to call a phone number in a drawer. Jake McCloud answers they phone. How does Mallory know Jake McCloud? Jake McCloud is the husband of Ursula DeGournsey, who is a Presidential candidate. What follows this introduction is the story of the relationship between Mallory …

Book review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Summary: Julia and Will are the picture perfect couple. Will is a television star and Julia owns a magazine. The wedding is planned at an island off the coast of Ireland. Throughout the weekend, many unspoken feelings, past issues, and secrets surface and then someone is found dead. What happens to lead up to this? …

Audible book review: The Getaway by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Summary: After an unsuccessful political campaign from her employer, Chloe is in desperate need of a break. Chloe spots a flyer for a lakeside retreat outside of Washington DC. Chloe completes a rather invasive questionnaire and is picked up and whisked away to the remote lakeside home. Chloe’s host, Sebastian, welcomes her, but Chloe begins …

Book Review: The First Wife by Jill Childs

Summary: After a major loss in Sophie’s life, she heads to visit her childhood friend at an isolated beach house. Sophie and Caroline were inseparable as children, but they only stayed in contact through email recently. Caroline has changed very much and now Sophie wonders what is going on in her personal life. Caroline’s young …

Book review: The Chain by Adrian McKinty

Summary: Rachel is a divorced mom who has had her share of problems. One morning when her daughter waits for the bus, she is kidnapped. Rachel is contacted by a stranger telling her that the only way she will get her daughter back is by kidnapping another child within 24 hours. If the person after …

A Personal List of Books About Racism to Read in 2020

The last week has been turbulent for Americans. But wait.........hasn’t this been going on forever?! If you think this is new, think again. Racism has been a struggle in America before this land we stand on was called America. Many people wonder what they can do right now. There was an incredible peaceful protest in …

Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

Summary: One morning, a man shows up at Pete Riley’s door to explain to him that his son was switched at birth. Apparently Theo was switched with Mike Lambert’s son. Pete and Maddie are confused and devastated at what happened when the two boys were switched in the neonatal intensive care unit. Once the families …

Book review: The End of Her by Shari Lapena

Summary: Stephanie and Patrick are struggling with twin girls with colic. The sleep deprivation begins to become extremely grueling for the couple, so when Erica appears in their lives, Stephanie and Patrick are not sure what her intentions are. As Shari Lapena’s books normally go, there are several perspectives that the story is told from. …