Leavitt spins several different storylines in Cruel Beautiful World spread over fifty or so years. The interconnectedness between the characters and their stories reveal how, sometimes, the best way to live your life is to make peace with your past and follow your heart into your future. … More The Foxy Bibliophile – May 2017
I highly recommend these titles to anyone who loves compelling mysteries that bait and then blindside. Teachers will especially enjoy these books. They will recognize the foibles of colleagues, the follies of students, and the two-faces of the power-hungry suits.
My fiction selections include one from a debut novelist and another from an established, award-winning writer. Both engaging reads left me with reading hangovers. You know–that state of post-reading wonderment where even days later, the characters and their stories, those told and those left untold, linger in the reader’s imagination? Interestingly to this reader, both novels … More The Foxy Bibliophile- March 2017
I’ve been a little behind on my reading due to my surgery in January and subsequent recovery, but as soon as I felt up to it, I read a couple of books you may be interested in. (NO SPOILERS AHEAD–No worries.)
I may be a grown-ass woman, but I have the sense of humor of a fourteen year-old boy. So when the church book club chose Jonathan Tropper’s THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, I decided to give the club a go, especially after reading the hilarious opening chapters.