Book Review of The Boys’ Club by Erica Katz

The Boys' Club by Erica Katz 416 pages ISBN: 9780062961488 Published: 8/4/20 by Harper Genre: Contemporary Fiction ★★★ B&N | Book Depository *click on photos to view original source* Sweetbitter meets The Firm in this buzzy, page-turning debut novel—already optioned to Netflix—about sex and power in the halls of corporate America. Alex Vogel has always been a high…

Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver 369 pages ISBN: 9780593135235 Published 3/3/20 by Ballantine Books Genre: Contemporary ★★★★ B&N | Amazon Thank you to Goodreads for the finished giveaway copy. Thank you to NetGalley and Ballantine Books for the early digital copy. Goodreads synopsis: Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They'd been…

Book Review: All Adults Here by Emma Straub

All Adults Here by Emma Straub 368 pages ISBN: 9781594634967 Published: 5/4/20 by Riverhead Books Genre: Contemporary ★★★★ B&N | Amazon Goodreads synopsis: When Astrid Strick witnesses a school bus accident in the center of town, it jostles loose a repressed memory from her young parenting days decades earlier. Suddenly, Astrid realizes she was not…

Genre Spotlight | Contemporary Fiction

I know you've all been dying to know what the next genre spotlight was going to be. I'm sure you expected something fun like epic fantasy or science fiction. Maybe next time. Today, I'm here to discuss the importance of contemporary fiction. I know some people consider this genre "too close to home," but I…

ARC Book Review: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Thank you to Scribner and NetGalley for allowing me to read a digital copy of this in exchange for an honest review.  Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane 390 pages Published 5/28/19 by Scribner ISBN: 9781982106980 (Hardcover) Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★☆ Amazon | B&N | Goodreads Goodreads Synopsis: How much can a family forgive? A…

Book Review: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 193 pages Published January 12, 2016 by Random House ISBN: 9781400067695 Genre: Contemporary/Literary Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Amazon | B&N | Goodreads SYNOPSIS:  Lucy Barton is in the hospital for what was supposed to be a very simple procedure. Complications arise, and she is stuck in the hospital…