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The Mothers by Brit Bennett

The Mothers by Brit Bennett– 278 pages – Audio Book Blurb: It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother’s recent suicide, she takes up with the local pastor’s son. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former football star whose injury has reduced him […]

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Harmony

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst –288 pages Book Blurb: How far will a mother go to save her family? The Hammond family is living in DC, where everything seems to be going just fine, until it becomes clear that the oldest daughter, Tilly, is developing abnormally–a mix of off-the-charts genius and social incompetence. Once Tilly–whose condition […]

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A House For Happy Mothers

A House For Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi

A House For Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi–328 pages ARC courtesy of author Book Blurb: In trendy Silicon Valley, Priya has everything she needs—a loving husband, a career, and a home—but the one thing she wants most is the child she’s unable to have. In a Southern Indian village, Asha doesn’t have much—raising two children […]

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Washing The Dead

Washing The Dead by Michelle Brafman

Washing The Dead by Michelle Brafman- 340 pages Book Blurb:   Three generations of women confront family secrets in this exquisitely wrought debut novel that examines the experience of religious community, the perilous emotional path to adulthood, and the power of sacred rituals to repair damaged bonds between mothers and daughters. My Review: 4 stars […]

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After The Fall

After The Fall by Charity Norman

After The Fall by Charity Norman- 357 pages Book Blurb:   In the quiet of a New Zealand winter’s night, a rescue helicopter is sent to airlift a five-year-old boy with severe internal injuries. He’s fallen from the upstairs veranda of an isolated farmhouse, and his condition is critical. At first, Finn’s fall looks like […]

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