Thrill For the Week: The Maid’s Diary by Loreth Anne White

Over the years, there has been plenty of hype for Loreth Anne White books, and while I have been interested in discovering what that hype was all about, The Maid's Diary is my first, and again, I seem to have started with the wrong one. I enjoyed this one; however, that overthinker prevented me from… Continue reading Thrill For the Week: The Maid’s Diary by Loreth Anne White

Salvage This World and Rivers by Michael Farris Smith

Michael Farris Smith knows how to write Southern-gothic stories set in a dystopian future where climate change has ravaged the Gulf Coast. He delves into the harsh and unforgiving landscape that has shaped the characters and has a way of creating a vivid sense of place by painting a stark and bleak picture. He sets… Continue reading Salvage This World and Rivers by Michael Farris Smith

Spring Reading: Hello Beautiful By Ann Napolitano

Well, Hello, Beautiful story. I have one excellent book hanger with some sadness over leaving the fictional world of William and the Padavano Sisters. I find myself staring off into space, thinking about them and their lives. Ann Napolitano has written something beautiful and created something special with this tender, emotionally layered, honest portrayal of… Continue reading Spring Reading: Hello Beautiful By Ann Napolitano

Go as a River by Shelley

Lindsay's Two Cents 2023 Favourites List! Beautiful captivating words. Heartbreaking and heartwarming. Endearing, resilient, unforgettable characters. Vivid, palpable atmosphere. Thought provoking, life changing decisions. Victoria Nash becomes the homemaker after losing her mother at a young age. She takes on all domestic duties within the household of her father, brother and uncle on top of… Continue reading Go as a River by Shelley

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather

Heather McGhee gives us an eye-opening, easy-to-read, compelling, fresh look and something different to consider besides the treatment and discrimination against people of color. She challenges the idea that racism is a zero-sum game by examining the hidden cost of racism to everyone. Drawing on her personal experiences and extensive research, she argues while giving… Continue reading The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather

The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

What is going on between the covers Gabe and Pippa moved to a house backing onto a seaside cliff known as The Drop. Over the last year of living there, Gabe has talked several people out of jumping off the cliff and has become somewhat of a local celebrity for doing so. One morning Gabe… Continue reading The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth