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Olive Kitteridge: Summary & Analysis

By Elizabeth Strout

Here’s the quick synopsis and chapter by chapter summary for Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. Table of Contents Quick Plot Synopsis Chapter-by-Chapter Summary For a non-spoiler version of the plot summary, see The Bibliofile’s review of Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Quick(ish) Plot Synopsis Olive Kitteridge is told as …

                 

The Family Upstairs

By Lisa Jewell, A compelling mystery about a woman who inherits a house with a dark past

I’m kicking off the new year (and new decade!) with a quick mystery novel from Lisa Jewell, The Family Upstairs, which was released in November 2019 in the U.S. Hope everyone had a fun and festive holiday season, with lots of yummy food and good books. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here …

                 

The Starless Sea

By Erin Morgenstern, A story about an underground sanctuary for stories and storytellers

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern has been one of this year’s most anticipated releases, largely due to the popularity of Morgenstern’s first novel, The Night Circus. I didn’t love the Night Circus as much as some other people, but I was really curious about what Morgenstern would dream up in her second novel. Plot …

           

The Ninth House

By Leigh Bardugo, A fantasy novel set in a world where Yale secret societies practice arcane magic

The Ninth House, by Leigh Bardugo, was released earlier this month. The book is unconnected to Barugo’s very successful “Grishaverse” world. Instead, it’s the first in a planned series of books about the protagonist, Galaxy “Alex” Stern. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. Alex Stern is …

                 

The Institute

By Stephen King, A thriller about a telekinetic kid who is kidnapped by a sinister organization

Stephen King has released a new novel, this time focusing on a sinister organization called The Institute and the abduction of a young boy with telekinetic abilities. I was never particularly curious about Stephen King until I watched the Castle Rock adaptation. After that, I read the Outsider, which I thought was just okay, but …