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Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta: Book Review

Is it time for Tom Perrotta to move on? And can a novel that trades on white privilege get away with it if it pretends to be in on the joke?

September 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mildred Pierce, by James Cain: Book Review

Mildred Pierce is an independent woman trying to get ahead in a society that doesn’t give women many chances. Along the way she must deal with tragedy, romance, and one hell of a conceited daughter.

September 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware: Book Review

Four friends with a deadly secret return to their old stomping grounds when a body is found on the beach. While there, they must deal with the consequences of all their lies in this novel from the author of The Woman in Cabin 10.

September 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins: Book Review

The author of The Girl on the Train tries her hand at another complex psychological mystery full of twists and turns. Can she pull it off a second time?

August 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy: Book Review

Twenty years after winning the Man Booker Prize for her debut novel, Arundhati Roy returns to fiction with a sprawling tale of India, its people, and its politics in all its complex glory.

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Race in America: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas: Book Review

Racial tensions erupt in the wake of a police shooting, and the only witness must decide whether or not to go public. Can she make a difference, or will she only end up making herself and her family a target for more violence?

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

All Grown Up, by Jami Attenberg: #BookReview

A failed artist struggles to grow up and put the pieces of her life back together as her family faces an emotional ordeal she isn’t mature enough to handle.

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment