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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 …

The Push

I was really impressed by The Push by Ashley Audrain. It wasn’t a book I was expecting to like, much less one that I’d be eager to recommend to others. I actually only read it because one of my book clubs put it on the docket, and I wanted to be able to participate. I …

Conversations with Friends

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney came out back in 2017, but I’ve been curious about it ever since Normal People gained such popularity. I didn’t like Normal People, but plenty of other people did (or at least they liked the Hulu adaptation of it). I guess I was just wondering how I’d feel about …

The Book of Two Ways

Jodi Picoult’s The Book of Two Ways drew me in with its premise involving Egyptology, long-lost love and multiple timelines. It’s one of those books that I knew right off the bat that I was a good reader for. In the story, the main character, Dawn, navigates two possible timelines for herself. There’s one where …

News of the World

News of the World by Paulette Jiles was published back in 2017, but it’s a book I’ve been wanting to read for a while. It’s an uncomplicated and enjoyable read that transports you Reconstruction-era Texas with an easy swagger and charming drawl. For historical fiction fans, it works in a lot of detail about the …