contemporary american

"Small Great Things"

my take: Whew. Almost quit on this one. Some of the content was so disturbing I wasn’t sure I wanted …

"August Snow"

my take: This was recommended by Nancy Pearl (Book Lust) recently. She mentioned that in these unsettling times in the …

"The Ramblers"

my take: As I was sorting through book piles, I came across this HARDCOVER book and asked hubby where & …

"The Book of Jonah"

my take: ┬áIn this is a modern re-telling of the Biblical book, Tarshish and Ninevah are replaced with New York …

"Our Souls at Night"

my take: I read this slim, quiet novel in two doses. It’s the tender love story of two aging, widowed …

"Fates and Furies"

my take: The title and the cover design give great clues about this read: it’s a wild ride. The Fates …

"Florence Gordon"

my take: A bit of a cross between Olive Kitteridge and Emily, Alone, Florence is a somewhat crotchety feminist whose …

"What Alice Forgot"

my take: When Alice, a 39 year old mother of three, falls off her spin bike and knocks her head …

"Landline"

my take: This was an impulse buy for me … I’d seen it and heard about it and decided to …