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The Nature of Fragile Things – Susan Meissner

Title: The Nature of Fragile Things Author: Susan Meissner Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Sophie Whalen is a recent immigrant from Ireland. She’s desperate to leave her deplorable position in NYC so she answers a mail order bride request in the newspaper in San Francisco. Soon she meets Martin and his daughter Kat. Sophie grows toContinue reading “The Nature of Fragile Things – Susan Meissner”

The Wilderwomen – Ruth Emmie Lang

Title: The Wilderwomen Author: Ruth Emmie Lang Genre: Fantasy, Realistic Fiction Plot: Zadie and Finn’s mom went missing five years ago. Zadie was eighteen and started her own life. Finn was twelve and sent to foster care with a good family. Both girls had unique abilities. Zadie has premonitions and Finn has echos (she canContinue reading “The Wilderwomen – Ruth Emmie Lang”

The Spanish Daughter – Lorena Hughes

Title: The Spanish Daughter Author: Lorena Hughes Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: María Purificación is the oldest of four children, and the only truly legitimate child in the early 1900’s.He left her in Spain when she was a child to run a cacao plantation in Ecuador. Her father recently died and María Purificación has been askedContinue reading “The Spanish Daughter – Lorena Hughes”

Adam – Ted Dekker

Title: Adam Author: Ted Dekker Genre: Thriller Plot: Daniel Clark is a behavioral psychologist for the FBI. He’s helping the FBI catch a serial killer called Eve. They’re so close to catching Eve when Daniel is shot in the head. Miraculously, Daniel survives. Right before he’s shot, he sees Eve. But he can’t remember whatContinue reading “Adam – Ted Dekker”

Dazzle the Dinosaur – Marcus Pfister

Title: Dazzle the Dinosaur Author and Illustrator: Marcus Pfister Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Dazzle and and Maia are little dinosaurs who are the best of friends. But Dazzle has always stood out from the other dinosaurs. He has a sail on his back that shines and glitters. One day Maia and Dazzle areContinue reading “Dazzle the Dinosaur – Marcus Pfister”

The Invisible String – Patrice Karst

Title: The Invisible String Author: Patrice Karst Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (new version), Geoff Stevenson (old version) Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Jeremy and Liza go wake up their mom because they miss someone who’s far away. Their mom explains that everyone’s connected by an invisible string made of love. It can stretch as farContinue reading “The Invisible String – Patrice Karst”

Darling Girl – Liz Michalski

Title: Darling Girl Author: Liz Michalski Genre: Fantasy Plot: Jane Darling is the granddaughter of Wendy Darling. The same Wendy who went to Neverland. In the present day, she’s the owner of a skincare company. Everything changes when she gets a call from her daughter, Eden, who’s been in a coma for 10 years. WhenContinue reading “Darling Girl – Liz Michalski”

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

Title: All the Light We Cannot See Author: Anthony Doerr Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Marie-Laurie is a 12 year old blind girl in 1942 in Paris. Her father works at the Museum of Natural History. They both flea to Saint Malo when the Nazis occupy Paris. They find shelter with Marie-Laurie’s great uncle Etienne. HerContinue reading “All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr”

Daisy Darker – Alice Feeney

This is an early release book I got from Book of the Month. It’ll be available on August 30. Title: Daisy Darker Author: Alice Feeney Genre: Thriller Plot: Daisy Darker is the youngest of three girls. She was born with a heart defect. Her family thinks she’s broken because of it. Everyone except her grandma.Continue reading “Daisy Darker – Alice Feeney”

The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb

Title: The Unquiet Grave Author: Sharyn McCrumb Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Zona is a young woman in the late 1800’s. She’s a flirt and too trustworthy. At a young age she marries Erasmus “Trout” Shue, a man she barely knows and won’t share much of his past. Her mother cautions against it, but Zona won’tContinue reading “The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb”