Book Cover of D: A Tale of Two Worlds by Michel Faber

D: A Tale of Two Worlds by Michel Faber

This is an inventive adventure fantasy book that I recommend for Narnia fans. One morning, Dhikilo “Dicky” wakes up to learn that all the Ds have vanished from the language, signs and even animals around her. She enlists the help of an old professor, who may know the...
Book Cover of Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda

Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda

This is a fun beach read about a neighborhood that used to be such a quiet place. A year after the murder of the Truetts, residents are trapped and unable to sell their homes. But then Ruby, whose conviction was overturned, comes back and moves back in with Harper...
Book Cover of The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes

The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes

During World War II, 17-year-old Juliet receives a letter from her brother and learns that he is missing in action. She becomes an Army nurse to travel to the front lines to find him and finds herself in extreme violence and chaos. This is a wonderful young adult...
Book Cover of The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Alex and Poppy meet cute in college, and become friends on a shared ride back to their hometown in Ohio. Over the years, their friendship deepens, and part of that deepening is their ‘Summer Trip,’ taken on a budget in college, but grown more elaborate as Poppy gets...
Book Cover of Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce

Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce

It's 1950, and postwar Britain is still a grim place, when spinster teacher Margery Benson storms out of her teaching job and begins planning a trip to New Patagonia in search of a golden beetle never before seen. As her companion, she has Enid Pretty, who is not...
Book Cover of The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

Rose and Fern are twins, and as close as two sisters can be. The story is told using Rose's diary about their disturbing childhood with a mother who is clearly a sociopath, alternating with Fern's sunnier day to day life as a librarian with certain sensory processing...
Book Cover of The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Once a promising young literary author, Jacob Finch Bonner is teaching in a low residency MFA program at a small Vermont college when he encounters an obnoxious student who claims to have a plot so surefire that it will make him rich and famous.  A few years later,...
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