Looking to learn more about Afghanistan? Sparks Like Stars is a wonderful historical novel which will take you to Afghanistan in 1978 and 2008. A very timely read.
Everyone has secrets, it seems―and the fire may have brought down the Spires, but not everything burned was forgotten.
Pretty Oklahoma teenager Helen Nichols accepts an invitation from her cousin, rising movie actress Ginger Rogers, and her Aunt Lela, to try her luck in motion pictures. Her relatives, convinced that her looks and personality will ensure success, provide her with a new name and help her land a contract with RKO. As Phyllis Fraser, she swiftly discovers that Depression-era Hollywood’s surface glamor and glitter obscure the ceaseless struggle of the hopeful starlet.
From the Publisher: A funny, romantic, and big-hearted debut novel, The Rehearsals imagines what we might do if given a second chance at life and at love—and what it means to finally get both right.
My Sweet Girl by Amanda Jayatissa Published September 14, 2021by Berkley Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thriller DESCRIPTION Paloma thought her perfect life would begin once she was adopted and made it to America, but she’s about to find out that no matter how far you run, your past always catches up to you… Ever since she […]
Torn apart by grief, can two sisters rediscover joy in the memory of their mother’s love?
Can Cathy’s loving reminder of beautiful little family memories guide her children through the festive season—and on into a future without her?
The Stolen Lady: a novel of WWII and the Mona Lisa Laura Morelli Publication Date: September 21, 2021 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ France, 1939 At the dawn of World War II, Anne Guichard, a young archivist employed at the Louvre, arrives home to find her brother missing. While […]
In this rich and compassionate novel, An Observant Wife, Naomi Ragen continues the love story between newly observant California-girl Leah and ultra-Orthodox widower Yaakov from An Unorthodox Match.
1963: Reeling from the death of her mother and President Kennedy’s assassination, Catherine Gray shows up on Elizabeth Bentley’s doorstep demanding answers to the shocking mystery just uncovered about her family. What she doesn’t expect is for Bentley to ensnare her in her own story of becoming a controversial World War II spy and Cold War informer…
Her Perfect Life by Hank Phillippi Ryan September 14, 2021 by Forge Books Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thriller Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. The beloved television reporter has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, an adorable seven-year-old daughter, and the hashtag her loving fans created: #PerfectLily. To keep it, all she […]