The Dazzling Truth by Helen Cullen

Publisher: Harlequin Books Publication Date: August 18, 2020Rating: ★★★★ In the courtyards of Trinity College, Dublin, in 1978, aspiring actress Maeve meets pottery student Murtagh Moone. As their relationship progresses, marriage and motherhood come in quick succession, but for Maeve, with the joy of children also comes the struggle to hold on to the truestContinue reading “The Dazzling Truth by Helen Cullen”

The Cul-de-Sac War by Melissa Ferguson

Publication Date: November 10, 2020Publisher: Thomas Nelson BooksRating: ★★★ Bree Leake doesn’t want to be tied down. She’s had more jobs than she can count, and she plans to move as soon as the curtains fall on her less-than-minor stage role at The Barter—the oldest live performance theater in the US. But just when it’sContinue reading “The Cul-de-Sac War by Melissa Ferguson”

A House is a Body by Shruti Swamy

Publication Date: August 11, 2020Publisher: Algonquin BooksRating: ★★★ Dreams collide with reality, modernity with antiquity, and myth with identity in the twelve arresting stories of A House Is a Body. In “Earthly Pleasures,” a young painter living alone in San Francisco begins a secret romance with one of India’s biggest celebrities, and desire and egoContinue reading “A House is a Body by Shruti Swamy”

The Friendship List by Susan Mallery

Publication Date: August 4, 2020Publisher: Harlequin BooksRating: ★★★★ Single mom Ellen Fox couldn’t be more content—until she overhears her son saying he can’t go to his dream college because she needs him too much. If she wants him to live his best life, she has to convince him she’s living hers. So Unity Leandre, herContinue reading “The Friendship List by Susan Mallery”

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

Publication Date: July 7, 2020Publisher: MacMillan AudioRating: ★★★★ There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story. As the day ofContinue reading “Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust”