It’s exquisitely difficult for this book lover to narrow down her favorite books out of the 104 I read in 2018. I certainly don’t feel myself qualified to call any book “The Best.” Instead, here are the ten books I’ve talked most about this year, the ones I’ve raved about to anyone who will listen. These are the books that swept me away, the ones I keep thinking about months later.
I became a John Hart fan a couple years ago when I discovered his 2016 release, Redemption Road (highly recommended) so I’ve been eagerly anticipating his latest book. John Hart is known as a writer of “literary” crime novels, with the requisite plot twists of a thriller but with writing and characters a step or… Continue reading The Hush by John Hart
This is Emily Giffin’s latest, to be released June 26, 2018. I’ve enjoyed several of her novels over the years so I was thrilled to get an eARC from netgalley. The story follows Nina, living the high society life in Nashville with her uber-wealthy and successful husband and their 18-year-old son Finch. But her perfect… Continue reading All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin
I feel like I’ve been waiting for this novel for three years. That’s when I read my first Marisa de los Santos novel (The Precious One) and followed it with Belong To Me, which swiftly took its place in my Top Ten Books Of All Time (and if you haven’t read that novel please stop… Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Be Your Blue Sky by Marisa de los Santos
Remember The Devil Wears Prada? I have to admit that while I do remember the movie (with Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway) I never read the book. Once I looked up the year it was published, I understood why: in 2006 I had a baby, graduated from medical school, and started my internship. Suffice it… Continue reading Book Review: When Life Gives You LuLuLemons by Lauren Weisberger