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The Care and Management of Lies
The Care and Management of Lies shows the comfort of love and friendship during the dark days of World War I. Best friends Thea Brissendon and Kezia M...more
Jun 27, 2014
May 14, 2014
The Book of Unknown Americans
Alma and Arturo Rivera traveled from Mexico to settle in a run-down apartment building in Delaware, and furnished it with items found on the side of t...more
Jul 26, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
Searching for Cecy: Reflections on Alzheimer's
I was fortunate to receive this beautiful collection of poetry and artwork as a "first read". I intended to just read a couple of poems when it came i...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship
Gail Caldwell has written a moving memoir about her friendship with Caroline Knapp, and the grief that followed her death. The two women, both talente...more
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
Restless in Carolina (Southern Discomfort #3)
Bridget Pickwick Buchanan's family is selling the family estate, and this tree-hugging widow wants to make sure they find an environmentally friendly...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Love Anthony
Olivia Donatelli is trying to make a new life for herself on Nantucket after her autistic son Anthony died, and her husband separated from her. She's...more
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Dream Lake (Friday Harbor, #3)
I was happy to receive this advance copy of the newest Friday Harbor romance because I have enjoyed the others in the series. The youngest Nolan broth...more
May 23, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
The headmaster of a private school in Vermont watches a video of some drunken students involved in sexual acts. A freshman girl in the video is only f...more
Dec 30, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Jeanne Baret pretended to be a young man to work as an assistant to botanist Philibert Commerson on a voyage around the world in 1765. Dressed in men'...more
Jan 30, 2012
Dec 07, 2011
Winter: Five Windows on the Season
This book was written in conjunction with five 2011 Massey Lectures broadcast in Canada by the CBC. I was happy to receive it as a "First Read." The a...more
Dec 12, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
Rainshadow Road (Friday Harbor, #2)
I had been introduced to some of the characters in this book when I read Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor so I was delighted to receive this book as a "...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
A Town Called Ruby Prairie (Ruby Prairie, #1)
Charlotte Carter, recently widowed, decided to open a home for foster children. She searched for the perfect town and decided on Ruby Prairie, a small...more
Nov 06, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
Where You Left Me
Where You Left Me is a beautiful memoir written by Jennifer Gardner Trulson who lost her husband in the attack on September 11, 2001 at the World Trad...more
Sep 10, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Eighteen Acres
Eighteen Acres tells the story about three women in important positions in Washington D.C. that are trying to balance their demanding careers with the...more
Oct 17, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles, #1)
Jeffrey Archer has written a wonderful multigenerational story which takes place between the two World Wars. It is the first book in the Clifton trilo...more
Aug 30, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
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