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The School for Good Mothers

The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan is the author’s debut novel, a book about motherhood set in a slightly dystopian reality. I love a good dystopian novel, and the premise was intriguing to me. In the School for Good Mothers, Frida is recently separated from her husband and has joint custody of their …

The Maid

The Maid by Nita Prose first caught my eye a few months ago because an author I follow on twitter had read an early copy of it and recommended it. I was immediately drawn to it’s colorful book trailer (see the video embedded above) and the premise of a cozy murder mystery set in a …

Under the Whispering Door

Under the Whispering Door is the newest release by T.J. Klune. I read his previous novel House in the Cerulean Sea not too long ago and thought it was rather charming story, and so I was eager to revisit his writing. In Under the Whispering Door, a not-very-nice man named Wallace dies and has to …

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here is Jodi Picoult’s take on a novel about the pandemic. It opens on March 13, 2020, when cases of the virus had just started being reported in the United States. The main character of Diana is an ambitious and driven New Yorker who is working for Sotheby’s on art acquisitions. She …

The Wonder

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue was published quite a while ago, and it’s a book I’d been meaning to read at the time. With the adaptation of The Wonder coming out soon (starring Florence Pugh!), I felt it was now-or-never since I tend not to go back and read books after I’ve seen the movie …