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

Award Winning / Karen / Women's Fiction

Eight Hundred Grapes: A Novel by Laura Dave

The best way to describe Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave – interesting. Interesting characters, interesting location, interesting plot line, etc. Even the title is interesting – eight hundred grapes (according to the author) is the number of grapes needed to make a bottle of wine. This is the story of thirty-year-old Georgia Ford, a woman … Continue reading

Historical Fiction / Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Women's Fiction

Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams

If you are a fan of all things Kennedy and/or the 1960s in general, then Tiny Little Thing will simply delight you. Christina “Tiny” Hardcastle is all set to finally cash in on her dreams for the perfect future. Her attractive, wealthy, well-connected husband Frank is running (and will probable win) a Senate seat, and she … Continue reading