#92- The House Girl

Recently, I have read several historical fiction novels with a very similar format; where is the past and present intertwine forming two distinct yet connected stories. After reading so many like this, I felt like the tactic was being overused, played out. It became boring to me. That is, until I read The House Girl. […]

#91- Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

Another book, I am finally getting around to reading after being told to read it ages ago. Girls in White Dresses is about three friends who try to navigate their twenties, climb the corporate ladders, and avoid heartbreak, all while attending countless engagement parties, wedding showers, weddings and baby showers. I am that annoying girl […]

#90- The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker

I am so, so glad that I read this book. It was recommended to me months ago by a co-worker and by my aunt. Upon finishing it, I immediately called them both to rave. The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is a beautiful story of a young woman, Julia who travels to her father’s homeland of […]

#81- The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

The Interestings tell the story of a group of teenagers growing up in the 70’s at a summer camp for kids gifted in the arts. The book follows them through college, marriage, family and middle age, asking the question, how does talent when your 15 manifests itself when you are 55? How far can a […]