Caeli Wolfson Widger explores the darker side of biotechnology in ‘Mother of Invention’

Title: Mother of Invention  Author: Caeli Wolfson Widger Genre: Speculative Fiction Publisher: Little A Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 363 pages Available: 22 May 2018 "It's no longer a question of whether women can do it all. It's just assumed that we will. It's assumed that we can be great careerists and mothers and spouses and still magically … Continue reading Caeli Wolfson Widger explores the darker side of biotechnology in ‘Mother of Invention’

Therese Bohman examines the battle between society and feminism in ‘Eventide’

Title: Eventide Author: Therese Bohman Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Other Press Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 208 pages Available:10 April 2018 "She had constantly felt as if she were trying to con everyone, to bluff her way to a title, as if she would inevitably be exposed, sooner or later." Karolina Andersson is a newly-single 40-something art professor at … Continue reading Therese Bohman examines the battle between society and feminism in ‘Eventide’

Genevieve Sly Crane gives readers an unflinching look into ‘Sorority’ life

Title: Sorority Author: Genevieve Sly Crane Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Scout Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 288 pages Available: 1 May 2018 "After all, she reasons, the best things in life are painful to acquire: beauty, her mother's love. And sisterhood." While Sorority is dripping with all of the staples of Greek campus life---from eating disorders to hazing---Genevive Sly Crane has created anything … Continue reading Genevieve Sly Crane gives readers an unflinching look into ‘Sorority’ life

A quiet storm brews in Lauren K. Denton’s ‘Hurricane Season’

Title: Hurricane Season Author: Lauren K. Denton Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 352 pages Available: 3 April 2018 The relationship between sister is a complicated one. For many siblings, their sister is their exact opposite: literal night and day differences. At least this is true for me and my sister: she’s fair … Continue reading A quiet storm brews in Lauren K. Denton’s ‘Hurricane Season’

Fun and intrigue in K.C. Archer’s ‘School for Psychics’

Title: School for Psychics Author: K.C. Archer Genre: Paranormal Thriller Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 368 pages Available: 3 April 2018 Psychological thrillers and literary fiction are usually the corners of the bookstores I live in. So when I saw the cover of School for Psychics by K.C. Archer, I assumed it fell into the same category. … Continue reading Fun and intrigue in K.C. Archer’s ‘School for Psychics’

Lars Kepler creates the perfect serial killer in ‘The Sandman’

Title: The Sandman Author: Lars Kepler Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Knopf Length: 464 pages Available: 6 March 2018 "His name is Mikael Kohler-Frost. He went missing thirteen years ago and was officially declared dead six years later." Detective Joona Linna is back in Lars Kepler's The Sandman, the fourth installment of the series. He never thought that, despite serial killer Jurek … Continue reading Lars Kepler creates the perfect serial killer in ‘The Sandman’

Lisa Halliday explores privilage and art in ‘Asymmetry’

Title: Asymmetry Author: Lisa Halliday Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 288 pages Available: 6 February 2018 "It perhaps might be said--if anyone dared--that the most worthless literature of the world has been that which has been written by the men of one nation concerning the men of another." Alice is an editor for a … Continue reading Lisa Halliday explores privilage and art in ‘Asymmetry’