Tag Archive: family life

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

April 27, 2019 11:22 am By Leave your thoughts

The End of Loneliness, Benedict Wells, Penguin Books - A mournful, tragic family saga written by German novelist Benedict Wells and translated by Charlotte Collins, “The End of Loneliness” follows lives of three children during a 30-year period beginning in 1980 after their parents die in an automobile accident.

The Chef's Secret by Crystal King

The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King

December 19, 2018 3:00 pm By Leave your thoughts

The Chef's Secret, Crystal King, Touchstone - Crystal King’s historical novel, “The Chef’s Secret,” is a fictional story based on a true character, Bartolomeo Scappi, who served as the Vatican chef during the 16th century Italian Renaissance.

The Lying King by Alex Beard

The Lying King by Alex Beard

September 5, 2018 12:06 pm By Leave your thoughts

The Lying King, Alex Beard, Greenleaf Book Group - This thin and nicely illustrated volume looks like a children’s book, but the tale inside “The Lying King” offers a timely and uncanny resemblance to our current adult times.

Guilt by Amanda Robson

Guilt by Amanda Robson

April 18, 2018 8:59 am By Leave your thoughts

Guilt, Amanda Robson, Avon - Miranda and Zara Cunningham are twins, different in both looks and personality. Zara is a flighty, outgoing and artistic soul with a history of self-harm. Miranda, more stable and grounded, worries for her sister.

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira

Winter Sister by Robin Oliveria

April 2, 2018 5:33 pm By Leave your thoughts

Winter Sisters, Robin Oliveira, Random House - Robin Oliveira’s haunting thriller, “Winter Sisters,” loosely based on a 19th-century historic snowstorm that buried Albany, New York, also shines light on early 20th-Century age-of-consent and sexual-assault laws.

Limelight by Amy Poeppel

Limelight by Amy Poeppel

March 5, 2018 7:52 pm By Leave your thoughts

Book Review: Limelight, Amy Poeppel, Atria Books - Allison Brinkley, who has just moved from Dallas to New York City, gets a dose of big-city driving when she crashes into an unoccupied BMW while retrieving her child at school.