The Overstory Richard Powers - 512 p.

The Overstory Richard Powers - 512 p.

I found myself reaching for a tree identification guide as I read this rather mind-blowing novel. Looking up many a species was truly educational! I wanted to know what a chestnut tree looked like when I learned herein of their disappearance due to a widespread...
Good Luck with That Kristan Higgins - 480 p.

Good Luck with That Kristan Higgins - 480 p.

Is there any American woman alive who does not have an issue or two about her weight? You get points if you still manage to feel good about yourself at least some of the time, right? In GOOD LUCK WITH THAT, we meet 3 women who meet as teens attending a weight-loss...
Clock Dance Anne Tyler - 304 p.

Clock Dance Anne Tyler - 304 p.

When I think of Anne Tyler, I think of Baltimore, Maryland. That’s where so many of her books are set, and it’s also the city Tyler calls home. CLOCK DANCE, however, begins in Lark City, Pennsylvania, where we meet Willa Drake at the age of eleven. Later the...
Girl on the Leeside Kathleen Anne Kenney - 304 p.

Girl on the Leeside Kathleen Anne Kenney - 304 p.

If you have a poetic soul, or love Celtic literature and/or have a penchant for stories about orphans as I do, I hope you find time to settle down with GIRL ON THE LEESIDE by Kathleen Anne Kenney. Siobhan Doyle is the girl in question. Orphaned at the age of two under...
Winter Sisters Robin Oliveira - 416 p.

Winter Sisters Robin Oliveira - 416 p.

Though this historical suspense novel is set in 1879, in many ways it seems relevant to today’s #Me Too movement. I was dumbfounded to learn that the age of consent for females in New York State was ten years old at that time. Also eye-opening was how poorly the...

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