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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 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”

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”

Where the Crawdad Sing – Delia Owens

Title: Where the Crawdad Sing Author: Delia Owens Genre: Mystery Plot: Kya has grown up in the swamps of North Carolina. The local townspeople of Barkley Cove call her the Marsh Girl, and trashy. Her mother left her family when she was young. Slowly her siblings left until it was only her and her fatherContinue reading “Where the Crawdad Sing – Delia Owens”

The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo

Title: The Night Tiger Author: Yangsze Choo Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Plot: Ji Lin is helping her mother pay off her mother’s mahjong debts in British colony Malaya (now Malaysia). She has an apprenticeship with a dressmaker and works part time at a dance hall. One of her dance partners drops something after a dance.Continue reading “The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo”

The Lady’s Mine – Francine Rivers

Title: The Lady’s Mine Author: Francine Rivers Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Kathryn Walsh has just moved out to Calvada, California during the gold rush. Her mother and step father disinherited her after her latest debacle, joining the feminists. But her late uncle, on her father’s side, left her mother some property in Calvada. Kathryn’s motherContinue reading “The Lady’s Mine – Francine Rivers”

A Flicker in the Dark – Stacy Willinghan

This is an early release I picked from Book of the Month. It’s going to be released January 11. Title: A Flicker in the Dark Author: Stacy Willinghan Genre: Thriller Plot: Dr. Chole Briggs is a physiologist who’s finally starting to feel comfortable with her life. When Chole was 12, her family was turned upsideContinue reading “A Flicker in the Dark – Stacy Willinghan”

The Woman in the Green Dress – Tea Cooper

Title: The Woman in the Green Dress Author: Tea Cooper Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Fleur has just received the news that her husband, Hugh Richards. has died on Armistice Day of WW1. A Mr. Littlyton has informed her that Fluer’s inherited all of Hugh’s properties and money. She’s slow to accept the inheritance because sheContinue reading “The Woman in the Green Dress – Tea Cooper”

Once There Were Wolves – Charlotte McConaghy

Title: Once There Were Wolves Author: Charlotte McConaghy Genre: Literary Fiction, Mystery Plot: Inti arrives in Scotland with her team and their wolves. Their aim is to reintroduce them to the area. The locals are ranchers and are against the wolves in fear they’ll eat their livestock. Inti picks a fight with one of theContinue reading “Once There Were Wolves – Charlotte McConaghy”