Marieke Nijkamp Tackles Friendship and Mental Illness in ‘Before I Let Go’

Marieke Nijkamp Tackles Friendship and Mental Illness in ‘Before I Let Go’

Title: Before I Let Go Author: Marieke Nijkamp Genre: Young Adult, Magical Realism Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 368 pages Available: 2 January 2018   Corey is only gone from Lost Creek, Alaska for seven months before everything changes. It's not just the town that's changed---a fact she doesn't want to accept when she comes to visit---but [...]

A Terrifying Look into the Future in Louise Erdrich’s ‘Future Home of the Living God’

A Terrifying Look into the Future in Louise Erdrich’s ‘Future Home of the Living God’

Title: Future Home of the Living God Author: Louise Erdrich Genre: Dystopian Thriller  Publisher: Harper Collins Length: 288 pages Available: 14 November 2017 Available Now Everything is moving backward in Lousia Erdrich's latest novel, Future Home of the Living God. It's not just society's view of women, which echoes Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale, but climate change has taken full effect. There [...]

Dark Family Secrets Come To Light in Nicole Baart’s ‘Little Broken Things’

Dark Family Secrets Come To Light in Nicole Baart’s ‘Little Broken Things’

Title: Little Broken Things Author: Nicole Baart Genre: Women's Fiction  Publisher: Atria Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 368 pages Available: 21 November 2017 Available Now Key Lake, Minnesota, is as small town as small town gets. Everyone knows everybody else, and as much as teens promise they'll leave and never come back, they always do. At least Quinn Cruz, formerly Sanford, does. [...]

John Green takes on the realities of mental illness in ‘Turtles All the Way Down’

John Green takes on the realities of mental illness in ‘Turtles All the Way Down’

Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Publisher: Dutton Books Length: 304 pages Available: 10 October 2017 Available Now Aza Holmes isn't convinced she's the star in her own story. It's her best friend, Daisy, who shines brightly---and that's the way Aza likes it. Daisy's loud bravery is what Aza is able to hide [...]

Lives Unravel in Danya Kukafka’s ‘Girl in Snow’

Lives Unravel in Danya Kukafka’s ‘Girl in Snow’

Title: Girl in Snow Author: Danya Kukafka Genre: Literary Suspense Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 368 pages Available: 1 August 2017 Available Now Who are you when no one is watching? Cameron Whitley knows. At least he knew Lucinda, his 15-year-old classmate who's been recently murdered. Love and obsession are one in the same for Cameron. His [...]

Trust No One in B.A. Paris’ ‘The Breakdown’

Trust No One in B.A. Paris’ ‘The Breakdown’

Title: The Breakdown Author: B.A. Paris Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: St. Martin's Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 336 pages Available: 20 June 2017 Available Now It's a dark and stormy night, literally, at the opening of B.A. Paris' The Breakdown. Cass, a happily married woman who recently lost her mother to early onset dementia, takes a backroad home from a party and comes [...]

A tangled web of lies is woven in Erin Kelly’s ‘He Said/She Said’

A tangled web of lies is woven in Erin Kelly’s ‘He Said/She Said’

Title: He Said/She Said Author: Erin Kelly Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Minotaur Books (St. Martin's Press) Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 400 pages Available: 6 June 2017 Available Now   There is more than meets the eye in Erin Kelly's He Said/She Said. Layers of lies and secrets are woven together between characters, creating a story deeper, and more haunting than just another thriller [...]