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Apples Never Fall

Apples Never Fall is the newest release from Liane Moriarty, a family drama with a little mystery woven in. Liane Moriarty has been a big name lately with the success of the adaptations of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers. Apples Never Fall opens after the matriarch of the Delaney family has seemingly gone …

The Night Watchman

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich was recently awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, landing it firmly on my to-read list. It’s a story seeped in Erdrich’s own family history, based on her grandfather’s experiences resisting the dispossession of Native American lands from the U.S. government. In addition to the response to the Termination …

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 Last Thing He Told Me

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave is Reese Witherspoon’s latest book club pick. Reese’s Book Club picks tend to be faster paced, breezier reads, which I was in the mood for, so I thought I’d give this a read, and I’m happy to report that this book didn’t disappoint. The Last Thing …

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. …