Week of 7/29: Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Synopsis (via Goodreads):   Goodbye, Vitamin is the wry, beautifully observed story of a woman at a crossroads, as Ruth and her friends attempt to shore up her father’s career; she and her mother obsess over the ambiguous health benefits – in the absence of a cure – of dried jellyfish supplements and vitamin pills;…

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Week of 1/21: The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

  Synopsis (via Goodreads): For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her…

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Week of 1/14: The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith

  Synopsis (via Goodreads): Dinitia Smith’s spellbinding novel recounts George Eliot’s honeymoon in Venice in June 1880 following her marriage to a handsome young man twenty years her junior. When she agreed to marry John Walter Cross, Eliot was recovering from the death of George Henry Lewes, her beloved companion of twenty-six years. Eliot was…

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Week of 1/7: Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica

  Synopsis (via Goodreads):   In downtown Chicago, Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her roommate Quinn Collins to question how well she really knew her friend. Meanwhile, in a small town an hour outside Chicago, a mysterious woman…

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About the Author

Hey there, bookish friends. Before I start posting my reviews, I figured you should get to know me a little better. The best characters are those with some depth and backstory, so here’s a little about me and my reading preferences… Favorite Author: Ernest Hemingway Super original and totally unique, right? As cliche as it may…

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