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

Domestic Fiction / Karen / Women's Fiction

The Secrets of Lake Road by Karen Katchur

Secrets, secrets and more secrets. Karen Katchur’s debut novel, The Secrets of Lake Road, is full of secrets. New secrets, old secrets, boring secrets, deadly secrets. If it sounds like a bit much, well, it isn’t. This author makes it all work. The main voice in this novel is 12-year-old Caroline who is at her grandmother’s … Continue reading

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

Her by Harriet Lane

Her is a slow moving psychological thriller that leaves more questions than answers. The book begins with successful, poised, well off artist Nina catching sight of exhausted, poor, overwhelmed Emma. A flood of very bad memories hits Nina, but she befriends Emma (who does not recognize her) anyway. Of course, Nina’s way of befriending Emma is … Continue reading

Domestic Fiction / Karen / Women's Fiction

The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe by Mary Simses

This novel is just as sweet as the title suggests. Ellen Bradford has a wonderful life in Manhattan. She has a great career as an attorney and has a prominent,politically connected fiance. When asked to fulfill her grandmother’s dying wish to deliver a letter to her first love, Chet, Ellen travels to Beacon, Maine assuming … Continue reading

Christian Fiction / Domestic Fiction / Karen / Women's Fiction

Moon Over Edisto by Beth Webb Hart

Moon Over Edisto is a quiet southern story about a very dysfunctional family. Years earlier, Julia Bennett’s father leaves his family for a younger woman. Now, you’ve heard this story before, I’m sure. But there’s a twist in this novel – the younger woman he leaves her for is none other than Julia’s best friend and … Continue reading