The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian | Review

In The Sandcastle Girls, Chris Bohjalian weaves a “spellbinding tale…between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012—a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date.” ~Synopsis for Hardcover edition via Goodreads Book Description One woman’s journey into her family’s past reveals a shocking story that… More The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian | Review

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver | Review

Barbara Kingsolver never disappoints. Each book is different from the last. Each book feeds the reader’s soul in its unique way. Book Description Flight Behavior is a brilliant and suspenseful novel set in present day Appalachia; a breathtaking parable of catastrophe and denial that explores how the complexities we inevitably encounter in life lead us… More Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver | Review

Sandy’s Gift: Walking with the Light by William P. Dunn IV | Review

More than 15 million adults and their immediate families in America today must cope with a patient suffering from severe mental illness. In too many cases, these families cannot or do not know how to get help for their loved ones. Book Description More than 15 million adults and their immediate families in America today… More Sandy’s Gift: Walking with the Light by William P. Dunn IV | Review

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella | Review

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella was exactly the book I needed. After reading some heavy, dark novels, I wanted something light, somewhat serious, but altogether fun to read. SYNOPSIS: Part love story, part workplace dramedy, part witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world, this is New York Times… More My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella | Review

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture at Risk by JD Vance | Review

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “You will not read a more important book about America this year.“–The Economist “A riveting book.”–The Wall Street Journal “Essential reading.”—David Brooks, New York Times From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the… More Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture at Risk by JD Vance | Review