When I started this book all I could think of was that the main character Joel reminded me of a cross between Ove (from A Man Called Ove) and Allan Karlsson (from the 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared) and both of those guys I loved, I truly and deeply loved. Its easiest to just start out saying that I give this novel 5 stars. It made me cry. Yes, I cried. I don’t know what it is that has been happening to me lately, I used to be so tough with my reviews.
Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane Published: May 28, 2019 by Scribner Dates Read: May 12, – May 19, 2019 Genre/Category: General Fiction (Adult) Read For: ARC from NetGalley for Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars Book synopsis: When Francis Gleason and Brian Stanhope join the NYPD in 1973 neither one could have imagined where their lives would lead, but they end up working in the same precinct and yet again living next door to each other outside the city. Though they were never really close friends, living in the same neighborhood can’t help but allow for their
Published: April 30, 2019 by Celadon Books Dates Read: May 6 – May 8, 2019 Genre/Category: General Fiction (Adult), Women’s Fiction Read For: ARC /NetGalley Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars 1950’s Shades of Cape May. That’s it, review over. Go home. No, seriously, I can‘t say that, there is some depth to this book and it’s certainly worth the read. Book Synopsis from Amazon: A mesmerizing debut novel by Chip Cheek, Cape May explores the social and sexual mores of 1950s America through the eyes of a newly married couple from the genteel south corrupted by sophisticated New England urbanites. Late
Published: April 30, 2019 by Crooked Lane Books Dates Read: April 30 – May 3, 2019 Genre/Category: Horror, Mystery & Thrillers Read For: ARC / NetGalley Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 4 1/2 stars Little Darlings. Oh, what did I just read? My head is still spinning. I need to talk to Melanie Golding ASAP and pick her brain! Book synopsis from Amazon: Everyone says Lauren Tranter is exhausted, that she needs rest. And they’re right; with newborn twins, Morgan and Riley, she’s never been more tired in her life. But she knows what she saw: that night, in her hospital room,
Published: April 16, 2019 by Crown Publishing Dates Read: April 10 – 13, 2019 Genre/Category: Coming of Age Fiction / Psychological Fiction Read For: NetGalley ARC ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars “Life is the thing you bring with you inside your own head.” There’s been a lot of buzz going around about this book, well before publication date, and fortunately I had the honor of reading it courtesy of NetGalley and Crown Publishing, and now I understand why. Normal People is the story of two people, Marianne and Connell, two high school seniors who pretend not to know each other