#FridayReads and Debut Spotlight: TAKE ME APART

For today’s #FridayReads and debut spotlight, we’re reading Sara Sligar’s TAKE ME APART, a fresh and seductive psychological suspense debut. This novel–about family, art, and mental illness–stars emotionally raw thirty-something Kate who relocates from NYC for a position archiving famous photographer Miranda Brand’s life. While reviewing Miranda’s personal files, she becomes more curious about her […]

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What to Read After Tiger King

By now many of you have experienced the wacky, wild ride that is Netflix’s Tiger King documentary. But fret not, we’ve got the perfect reads to pair with your new obsession. #WeekendReads The New York Times recommends STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE: A Return to the American West To Investigate My Attempted Murder – and Solve […]

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Genre For All/Forthcoming #FridayReads Spotlight: THE SWITCH

In today’s Genre For All/Forthcoming #FridayReads mashup, I am thrilled to share my feel-good pick of the year, Beth O’Leary’s THE SWITCH. Last year, Beth O’Leary burst onto the scene with her debut THE FLATSHARE, which was just. So. Friggin’. Good! It earned multiple starred reviews, was RUSA’s Romance Reading List winner, a LibraryReads pick […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: DEAD WEST

Fan favorite private detective Nils Shapiro heads to LA for this week’s #FridayReads: Matt Goldman’s DEAD WEST. Nils Shapiro accepts what appears to be an easy, lucrative job: find out if Beverly Mayer’s grandson is foolishly throwing away his trust fund in Hollywood, especially now, in the wake of his fiancée’s tragic death. However, that […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: HOLLYWOOD PARK

For today’s #FridayReads, we’re diving into Mikel Jollett’s tumultuous, raw, and triumphant memoir, HOLLYWOOD PARK. HOLLYWOOD PARK is a remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country’s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Yet, ultimately, his is a story […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: TAKE ME APART

Dive into this week’s Forthcoming #FridayReads pick: Sara Sligar’s psychological suspense debut, TAKE ME APART. A famed photographer passed away mysteriously at the height of her career, and decades later her son hires ex-journalist Kate to archive his mother’s work. As Kate pieces together a portrait of an artist buckling under the pressures of ambition, […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS

Forthcoming #FridayReads: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS

Explore the legends of Hawai’ian gods and an engrossing family saga in this week’s Forthcoming #FridayRead: Kawai Strong Washburn’s debut, SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS–a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation. A young family is vacationing when their seven-year-old son falls overboard (seriously worst nightmare material). BUT a shark appears, cradling the […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

A mother and her 5-year-old daughter must hide from the Nazis in German-occupied Poland during World War II in Jennifer Rosner’s heart-rending fiction debut, THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS. Shira, the daughter, is a musical prodigy, and in order to keep her quiet and hidden in the barn of a Non-Jewish family, her mother Róza invents […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: BEHELD

Forthcoming #FridayReads: BEHELD

For this #FridayReads, we travel to colonial Plymouth, Massachusetts, where the town’s first murder is shaking the fledging colony to its core, in TaraShea Nesbit’s BEHELD. It begins with a killing. Ten years after the Mayflower struck shore on rocky, unfamiliar soil, Plymouth is not the land its residents had imagined. Seemingly established on a […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER

Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER

A young woman confronts ancient forces in the depths of the bayou in Andy Davidson’s gorgeous, moody, horrifying novel, THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER. Miranda Crabtree has spent a quiet life ferrying contraband for a mad preacher and his declining band of followers to make ends meet and to protect an old witch and a secret child […]

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