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

The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

Now that is my kind of romance story, and I loved everything about it. Romance is really dead here. Ashley Poston shows us a different side to romance, the more practical side, the kind that isn't all about being charming, sweet, enduring, and perfect, making this the ideal romance for this non-romantic. What is going… Continue reading The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

In The Garden of Spite by Camilla Bruce

Camilla Bruce explores the life and crimes of a female serial killer, Belle Gunness, the Black Widow of La Porte, famous for being the first female serial killer in America. She takes what is known about Belle's real crimes, imagines what Belle's life might be like, and weaves a compelling fictional story in an attempt… Continue reading In The Garden of Spite by Camilla Bruce