#PreFridayReads: Lady Julia Grey Mystery Series by Deanna Raybourn

#PreFridayReads: Lady Julia Grey Mystery Series by Deanna Raybourn

By Katie Rose Guest Pryal Over the past few weeks, I’ve read all five novels in the Lady Julia Grey mystery series by Deanna Raybourn: Silent in the Grave, Silent in the Sanctuary, Silent in the Moor, Dark Road to Darjeeling, and The Dark Enquiry. (There are four...
#PreFridayReads: This Bright Beauty by Emily Cavanagh

#PreFridayReads: This Bright Beauty by Emily Cavanagh

By Orly Konig I had the pleasure of reading advance copies of both of Emily Cavanagh’s books. Her debut released last year and I thoroughly enjoyed it, so was extra excited to get my hands on her second book, This Bright Beauty. This was one of those books that I was...
#PreFridayReads: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

#PreFridayReads: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

by Susan Bishop Crispell It’s probably no surprise that one of my favorite literary styles is magical realism. And there’s no one doing it better right now than Anna-Marie McLemore. Her debut novel, The Weight of Feathers, is nothing short of stunning....
#PreFridayReads: This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

#PreFridayReads: This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

by Karen Karbo Most workplace novels written by women are about the challenges of juggling work and motherhood. I’m all for this; I could write my own workplace novel about the time I latched my infant daughter onto one boob, churned out a magazine piece that...
#PreFridayReads: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

#PreFridayReads: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

by Jacqueline Sheehan For reasons that I can’t explain, I approached Liane Moriarty’s new novel, Truly Madly Guilty, with the same reticence that I had with Big Little Lies when I first cracked it open. When I first encountered Big Little Lies, I expected...
#PreFridayReads: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

#PreFridayReads: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

by Nicole Baart I have a confession: it took me a long time to work up the courage to read The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. It was on my “must read” pile for months, but I kept avoiding it. I knew that it would be a hard read. One that would challenge me and make me...