Clair de Lune by Jetta Carleton

Clair de Lune by Jetta Carleton Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: It’s a long-lost novel – how could I not be intrigued? I also recommend: The House at Riverton by Kate Morton Summary from GoodReads: The time: 1941, at the cusp of America’s entry into World War II. The […]

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Losing Clementine by Ashley Ream

Losing Clementine by Ashley Ream Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: There’s something about the name Clementine – it always hooks me. I also recommend: The Murderer’s Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers Summary from GoodReads: A fresh, fun, totally addictive debut–by turns hilarious and tragic–by a gifted new writer, Losing Clementine […]

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The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Dubois Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: Required reading for my American Lit class. Summary from GoodReads: First published in 1903, this extraordinary work not only recorded and explained history, it helped to alter its course. Written after Du Bois had […]

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Allegiance by Cayla Kluver

Allegiance by Cayla Kluver Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: I thoroughly enjoyed Legacy by Cayla Kluver. I also recommend: The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson Summary from GoodReads: He couldn’t help his past any more than he could help the way those intense, deep blue eyes […]

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Pure by Julianna Baggott

Pure by Julianna Baggott Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: Fantastic cover. I also recommend: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood Summary from GoodReads: We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her […]

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Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison

Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: I love reading about Russia and the Romanovs I also recommend: The Romanov Bride by Robert Alexander Summary from GoodReads: St. Petersburg, 1917. After Rasputin’s body is pulled from the icy waters of the Neva River, his eighteen-year-old daughter, Masha, […]

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Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear

Among the Mad by  Jacqueline Winspear Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: I’m a huge fan of Maisie Dobbs. I also recommend: The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear Summary from GoodReads: t’s Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man […]

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New Girl by Paige Harbison

New Girl by Paige Harbison Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: The blurb talks about Rebecca and I’m a sucker for boarding school stories. I also recommend: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins Summary from GoodReads: They call me ‘New Girl‘… Ever since I arrived at exclusive, prestigious Manderly Academy, that’s […]

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