The Truth About Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell

The Truth About Melody Browne is the first novel I read by Lisa Jewell. I thought it was going to be more of a murder mystery/thriller, but it had a quieter suspense. Melody Browne goes to a hypnotist’s performance, and while there is selected to go on stage and is hypnotized to perform as aContinue reading “The Truth About Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell”

Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie

Fifty Words for Rain is at once achingly sad and poetically beautiful. I love a heart-wrenching plot and complex characters, and Asha Lemmie delivers in one sweep with her debut novel. Prepare to get lost in the range of emotions you’ll feel at every turn. Whether it’s friendship, siblinghood, parenthood, hope, or survival, there isContinue reading “Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie”

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

CW/TW: depression, suicide, death Nora Seed is trapped – in the Midnight Library. Matt Haig’s latest novel The Midnight Library tells the story of a woman named Nora, who finds herself in the ultimate position between choice and fear of the unknown. After a series of events leaves Nora feeling despondent, unwanted, and more aloneContinue reading “The Midnight Library by Matt Haig”