VP’s early fall reads (bc no one can live on memoir alone)


WOMEN’S/SISTERHOOD: The Second Chance Supper Club by Nicole Meier. Lake Union, Sept 2019. “Two estranged sisters reunite in an emotional novel of family, forgiveness, lost hope, and new beginnings.” ( VP BOOK REVIEW PICK. REVIEW COMING SOON!)

PARENTING: Grown and Flown: The Book by Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington. Flatiron Books, Sept 2019. “Grown and Flown is a one-stop resource for parenting teenagers, leading up to—and through—high school and those first years of independence. It covers everything from the monumental (how to let your kids go) to the mundane (how to shop for a dorm room).”

SUSPENSE: All His Pretty Girls by Charly Cox. Hera Books, Oct 2019. “Detective Alyssa Wyatt is hunting a serial killer. She doesn’t know that he’s hunting her — The launch of a dark, gripping, completely unputdownable crime thriller series, All His Pretty Girls introduces Albuquerque detective Alyssa Wyatt. Fans of Kendra Elliot, Melinda Leigh and Angela Marsons will be utterly engrossed.

WOMEN’S/SISTERHOOD: The Whisper Network by Chandler Baker. Flatiron Books, July 2019. “When they find out [their boss] is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, [Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita] aren’t willing to let it go. This time, they’ve decided enough is enough. [Their] decision to take a stand sets in motion a catastrophic shift in the office. Lies will be uncovered. Secrets will be exposed. And not everyone will survive. All of their lives—as women, colleagues, mothers, wives, friends, even adversaries—will change dramatically as a result.

ROMANCE: The Cactus by Sarah Haywood. Harlequin, May 2019. “In this charming and poignant debut, one woman’s unconventional journey to finding love means learning to embrace the unexpected.

THRILLER: Follow Me by Kathleen Barber. Simon & Schuster, Feb 2020. “Unbeknownst to [Audrey], her move has brought her within striking distance of someone who’s obsessively followed her social media presence for years—from her first WordPress blog to her most recent Instagram Story. No longer content to simply follow her carefully curated life from a distance, he consults the dark web for advice on how to make Audrey his and his alone. In his quest to win her heart, nothing is off-limits—and nothing is private.


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