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

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

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