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Malibu Rising

Malibu Rising is Taylor Jenkins Reid’s newest novel, released a few days ago on June 1st. Continuing Reid’s trend of writing about famous, gorgeous people, Malibu Rising is about a set of famous, attractive siblings that throw the trendiest party of the year … where someone starts the fire that culminates in the Malibu fire …

The Good Sister

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth is a family drama slash mystery novel that’s narrated from the point of view of two twin sisters, Rose and Fern Castle, who were raised by an unstable mother. When the book opens, they are both adults in their late twenties, and Rose is having difficulty conceiving a child. …

A Spark of Light

I was originally started reading A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult when it first came out, but then I got distracted by other books. However, after reading A Book of Two Ways, I’ve been wanting to revisit Picoult’s works. Even though I had mixed feelings about Two Ways, the writing was solid enough that …

The Lost Apothecary

The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner drew me in with its gorgeous cover and tantalizing premise. I normally do quite a bit of research on books — reading reviews, trying to get a sense of the plot, etc. — before mentally committing to reading something. But with The Lost Apothecary, I decided to take a …

The Four Winds

In Kristin Hannah’s recently released The Four Winds (published February 2, 2020), Elsa is a woman trying to raise two children on a Texas farm as they watch the lands dry out and as relentless dust storms ravage everything in sight. All around them, people pack up and leave for greener lands and jobs out …