January 13, 2020

Not on the matcha bandwagon yet? Check out Sweet Melissa's favorite brand to make at home! CLICK & GIVE IT A TRY!

January 7, 2020

Our book club is reading “Dear Wife” by Kimberly Belle and one of us was up way-too-late reading it last night — truly the sign of a good book! A psychological thriller, filled with many twists and turns what more could you want? READ ON

November 20, 2019

After Hallmark and Lifetime holiday movies, what better way to get into the holiday spirit than cozying up with some cocoa (with a little Bailey’s) and a good (if a bit cheesy) holiday book? We’re reading “Christmas Camp” in our book club. Join us! 

August 28, 2019

Summer's almost done (say it isn't so!) but there's still time to catch up on some summer reading during the long weekend. What to read? Here, our top ten favorite books that we read during Summer 2019. We've ranked them from top to bottom. No matter where they fall, they're all great! Get reading....

June 25, 2019

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Unfortunately, their publishing houses merged and they now must work together as executive assistants to the two CEO's of the company. Since they find each other intolerable, the two engage in passive aggressive behavio...

June 12, 2019

The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani

Jaya is a New York journalist who has suffered her third miscarriage and has found herself in a struggling marriage and emotionally drained. Desperate to relieve her anguish, she goes to India to uncover the answers of her family's past. When she arrives, she...

May 15, 2019

Waiting for Eden by Elliot Ackerman

At under 200 pages, Ackerman shows you that you need not make your stories long for them to be emotionally impactful. Eden Malcom is in a hospital bed, unable to speak or move. His wife spends each day with him in the hospital with their daughter... a daughter that...

April 13, 2019

Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

Known as the Amazing Telemachus Family, each family member has a special skill from moving objects with their mind, the ability to predict the future, a human lie detector...and a con man who has the sleight of hand ability being used by the CIA. Decades later this famil...

March 26, 2019

 

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Chula & Cassandra are sisters that grow up in a more protected gated community, although they are still surrounded my unsafe elements outside of their neighborhood walls. They are well-cared for, adored by their mother, and given everything they ne...

February 26, 2019

 

The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang

Kang uses her own background in medicine, working as a practicing physician on the side, and crafts the incredible story of a girl born with two hearts in 1850. Cora, born out of wedlock to a wealthy socialite and nameless immigrant, is the stuff that legends are ma...

January 30, 2019

 

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Radium was one of those things that had been an additive in many household products because people thought radium had health benefits. In this story, Kate Moore does an incredible exploration of the women who were most affected by the use of radium in a radium-dial fac...

January 23, 2019

Something Like Happy by Eva Woods

Annie has been mourning a terrible loss and is in a negative place where she just feels stuck. When she meets Polly, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, she finds that this woman just won’t take no for an answer to friendship and is determined to make the most...

January 17, 2019

Think a clutter-free home will make you feel better? Organization expert Marie Kondo agrees, and shows you how to do it in her iconic manual, "The Life--Changing Magic of Tidying up."

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January 15, 2019

Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood

In 1948, Sally Horner is desperate to get into the cool club with a group of girls from school. As part of her initiation process, she has to steal a notebook at a local drugstore. When a man with the F.B.I. sees her take this notebook, he tells her that she must pay f...

January 9, 2019

For You: Baby Teeth by Zojo Stage

Looking for beautiful storytelling? This gorgeous coming-of-age story is about what it means to be family and how the most unlikely people can be a part of that despite all racial and societal barriers. Set in the '60's, the spitfire child narrator captured my heart....

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