Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Mystery / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

I can truthfully say I have read my favorite book of 2017, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. This novel (by the way, first novel by the author) has it all! It is clever, charming, disturbing, funny, and full of mystery throughout. The quick overview – this book is about two 10-year-old girls in 1976, … Continue reading

Award Winning / Domestic Fiction / Fiction / Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller / Women's Fiction

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Truly Madly Guilty, Moriarty’s newest, has probably the least shock value as her others. I do not mean there is no shock value, just not as much as usual. It all starts with a barbeque. A simple, summer pleasure that happens all over the world every day. Friends get together, someone cooks, someone brings drinks, … Continue reading

Karen / Literary Fiction / Mainstream Fiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

It is a difficult to determine if Alice Hoffman’s newest novel, Faithful, is a teen novel with an adult theme or an adult novel that feels like a teen read. When the novel begins, the main character, Shelby Richmond, is a typical teen that has just had her life completely upended when tragedy strikes. This … Continue reading