The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick

Published: July 4th, 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins “The New York Times-bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook offers a timely novel featuring his most fascinating character yet, a Vietnam vet embarking on a quixotic crusade to track down his nemesis from the war. After sixty-eight-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical tests reveal a brain tumor that he readilyContinue reading “The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick”

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

Publication Date: August 13, 2013 Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Rating: ★★★★★ Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 pistol. But first he mustContinue reading “Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick”

Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick

Publication Date: May 31, 2016 Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Rating: ★★★★★ Didn’t you ever just simply want to…stop? Star athlete and straight-A student Nanette O’Hare has played the role of dutiful daughter for as long as she can remember. But one day, a beloved teacher gives her his worn copy of The BubblegumContinue reading “Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick”

Love May Fail by Matthew Quick

Publication Date: June 16, 2015 Publisher: Harper Rating: ★★★★★ Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, she finds herself back in South Jersey, a place that remains largely unchanged from the years of her unhappy youth. Lost and alone, looking for the goodness she believesContinue reading “Love May Fail by Matthew Quick”