Book Review

The Lost Apothecary

Author: Sarah PennerPublisher: Affirm Press Nella is an apothecary In London 1791, just as her mother was. Nella’s mother dispensed tonics, oils and elixirs to help women in all that…





Book Review – Silverview

Author: John le Carre – Publisher: Peguin – Published posthumously, this is the 26th novel from John le Carre, a former British Intelligence officer who became a world renowned author….


Book Review – The Sentence

Author: Louise ErdrichPublisher: Corsair Tookie is an Ojibwe woman, living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a self-described “ugly woman”, inside and out who enjoyed lying. She has also just gotten…


Book Review – Oh William!

Author: Elizabeth Strout – Publisher: Penguin – I have read a couple books by Elizabeth Strout, namely Olive Kitteridge and Olive, Again, both of which I really liked. One book…



Book Review – The Lincoln Highway

Author: Amor Towles Publisher: Penguin The Lincoln Highway was one of America’s first transcontinental highways which connected New York (Times Square to be exact) to San Francisco. It originally passed…


Book Review – Apples Never Fall

Author: Liane Moriarty – Publisher: Macmillan Australia – Stan and Joy Delaney have been married for almost 50 years. They worked together running a tennis school and raising their four…





Book Review – Malibu Rising

Author: Taylor Jenkins ReidPublisher: Hutchinson London Malibu Rising kept showing up on the list of books to read this summer. I kept putting it off because the last couple reviews…


Book Review – Not a Happy Family

Author: Shari LapenaPublisher: Bantam Press The Merton house is a mansion. Located in the Hudson Valley of New York, “on its vast expanse of lawn, presented like a cake on…



Book Review – False Witness

Author: Karin Slaughter – Publisher: Harper Collins – Callie is fourteen and babysits for Trevor since Trevor’s parents, Buddy and Linda, are busy working. Callie’s older sister, Leigh, previously babysat…