Karen / Nonfiction / Travel Writing

1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz

OK, let’s begin with #1. (Ha, just kidding!) Seriously, this is an enormous treat for armchair travelers as well as seasoned globetrotters. The content is first organized by continent and then further breakdowns. After that, each place has a description, a color photograph, and then a “must do” section. There is a thematic index if … Continue reading

Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

Talk about the unexpected! The Mother-in-Law is one of those novels that with every chapter, you never know what is about to happen. Told in dual narratives between mother-in-law Diana and her daughter-in-law Lucy, as well as dual timelines, you can never tell what the next page will bring. The novel starts off with a … Continue reading