Book Review: On Folly Beach

Karen White's On Folly Beach intertwines the stories of two families across multiple generations as they grapple with the consequences of war. In 2009, Emmy focuses on solving a WWII era personal mystery after discovering notes written in the margins of books. In 1942, Maggie, Lulu and Cat live in a world deeply affected by the bombing [...]

Book Review: The Secrets We Kept

Whoa, this is one unputdownable page turner of a novel. The plot just pulls you in, the characters keep you there, and the setting is so flawlessly described you can practically smell the cigarette smoke and hear the clacking typewriters. I had no clue there was such a history regarding literature and the CIA. I’m [...]

Room to Breathe Book Review

Fellow book addicts, I have such a great thing to share. An author posted about it and now I'm so excited. Have you heard of Amazon First Reads? You can get a Kindle ebook for free before it comes out with your Prime membership! I'm over the moon about this. I love books, clearly, and [...]

Never Have I Ever Book Review

I discovered Southern lit author Joshilyn Jackson several years ago, and have since read everything she's written (with the exception of a short story on my Amazon wish list, hint hint, family!). I love her writing style and how each character and world is so intricately developed. The plots and characters stay with you long [...]

Book Review: Shark Club

Shark Club is a delightful and informative read! With an up close look at sharks and a peek into the world of those who care for them, this book reveals a community (and it’s rival) that I knew little about. All of this information is woven into the plot seamlessly. The plot has great flow [...]

Book Review: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

Abbi Waxman may just be my favorite new-to-me author this year. Each of her novels, including this latest release, has a thoroughly developed cast of likable characters. I love delving into their world, and this one is just as exceptional as the last two. In fact, it’s the same world with new characters. It’s so [...]