Publisher: Random House


Miller’s Valley – Anna Quindlen

Miller’s Valley – Anna Quindlen

I have only read one of Anna Quindlen’s books before, Black and Blue, way back in 1998 and remember loving it. I was excited to get a chance to read Miller’s Valley, as I have heard amazing thing about Quindlen’s books in the intervening years. Sadly I just could not connect with the narrator, Mimi […]

Posted March 31, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

Alice & Oliver – Charles Bock

Alice & Oliver – Charles Bock

I think I need to stop requesting stories set in New York City. I tend to find that the characters spend so much time acting cool, that it turns me off of them. Alice & Oliver did have that issue and without the medical crisis plotline I would have not […]

Posted March 28, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

My Name Is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout

My Name Is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout

I have been wanting to read an Elizabeth Strout novel for a while now. I have had her book Olive Kitteridge for over a year and have not read it yet. So when I saw her newest novel My Name Is Lucy Barton on Netgalley, I immediately requested it. This examines […]

Posted December 30, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment