An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks

A NYC makeup artist who needs more money signs up for a university study on ethics and morality. Jessica becomes Subject 52 and easily advances to the “next round,” in which she is asked to do more for psychiatrist Dr. Lydia Shields – she’s told what to wear,...

The Secret Place by Tana French

I’ve been enjoying books by Irish crime writer Tana French and didn’t realize I was reading them “out of order” for her Dublin Murder Squad series, but that doesn’t matter. Fans can jump in at any book and have an enjoyable read. This book takes place at a boarding...

In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner

I wish more people would read this author. Even though he is considered Young Adult, his writing is spectacular. In the Wild Light, his fourth book, centers on two best friends, Cash and Delaney, who receive scholarships to attend an exclusive boarding school, a far...

Billy Summers by Stephen King

Stop what you are doing and read this new Stephen King novel ASAP. It is one of his best! Billy Summers is a departure from the King of the past and doesn’t feature gore, horror or supernatural references, save for a few Easter Eggs for longtime Constant Readers....

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

It’s 1939 in France and Vianne doesn’t believe the Nazis will invade France, but she and her daughter are forced to live with a German captain who takes over their home while Vianne’s husband is fighting on the front. This book tells an often-forgotten side of World...

The Bone Code by Kathy Reichs

This is the 20th novel by Kathy Reichs, who writes about fictional forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan – the character featured in the television series “Bones.” This book is about unidentified bodies found in South Carolina that eerily echo an unsolved case...