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Ask Again, Yes

By Mary Beth Keane, An intimate and insightful family drama

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane is an intimate story of two childhood friends and their relationship in the face of an unforgivable act that threatens to tear their families apart. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. Peter Stanhope and Kate Gleason are childhood friends …

                    

The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein, A tearjerker about a race car driver and his dog

I always plan on reading books before the movie comes out, but this time I actually did it, yay! The movie adaptation of Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing n the Rain is being released on August 9th. I love Marley & Me, another movie about dogs and life (plus Jennifer Aniston is awesome in …

                    

Nine Perfect Strangers

By Liane Moriarty, Nine people at a very odd getaway

A friend of mine wanted to read Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty, so I offered to read it with her. I read The Husband’s Secret by the same author a long time ago, but I hadn’t been particularly enthusiastic about it, so hadn’t been planning on revisiting Moriarty’s writing. But Big Little Lies has …

                 

A Place for Us

By Fatima Farheen Mirza, A powerful and well-crafted, but uneven family saga

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza has been the belle of the ball lately, adorned in a gilded gold and violet cover and making the rounds with Sarah Jessica Parker in a full-out promotional blitz, complete with stylish matching totes. Parker chose the book for her inaugural release for SJP for Hogarth, a …