Book Review: What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan

The plane begin to lift. As Lina's center of gravity changed, she was pressed flat against her chair. Outside, the ground slipped from view. They were gaining speed, and soon they would be far away. Far enough to cross time zones, the concept of which still made Lina's head spin. In China, a person's day … Continue reading Book Review: What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan

Book Review: Playing with Matches by Hannah Orenstein

Sasha, a twentysomething recent college graduate in New York City, lands a job with Bliss, an elite matchmaking service, after an impassioned speech about love and love gone wrong. Her experience with relationships began as she watched her parents marriage implode at a young age, though she now realizes the chance for success is low … Continue reading Book Review: Playing with Matches by Hannah Orenstein

Subscription Box Review: Bad People Book Club

For the past three months I have had the privilege of partnering with the fabulous ladies of the Bad People Book Club to share in their monthly mailings. I'm so excited to tell you all about the unique experience you will get if you choose to subscribe. Every month you will receive a box filled … Continue reading Subscription Box Review: Bad People Book Club

Book Review: Who is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

"The intelligence services have roles for women," he said. "You understand electronics. You speak Spanish and French." "How do you know that?" He kept smiling at me, as if I had to ask a rhetorical question. "You've been looking at my school records?" I said. "My boss was concerned about the Maryland Youth Center," he … Continue reading Book Review: Who is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

Book Review: An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

In her heart, the past was not another time, but another place that still existed. It was just that she had taken a wrong turn. One day, she would figure it out and she would go back to the house where she has lived, and it would not be lost to the violence of time, … Continue reading Book Review: An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

Book Review: The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

In the newest release from author Amy E. Reichart we are brought into the world of Gina, her daughter May and her mother Lorraine and the different manifestations of grief, loss and love that serve to unite a family that appears first divided by their experiences. Gina and May are struggling with how to move … Continue reading Book Review: The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

Book Review: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Baba pointed to the sky, and Amar looked, past the stars and past the lighter patch of the Milky Way, past the moon, and maybe God was there and maybe God wasn't, but when Baba said to him, "I don't think He created us just to leave some of us behind," Amar believed him. Amar … Continue reading Book Review: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza