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The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane

The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See– 384 pages ARC courtesy of author Book Blurb: Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate—the […]

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All The Best People

All The Best People by Sonja Yoerg

All The Best People by Sonja Yoerg – 368 pages Book Blurb: Vermont, 1972. Carole LaPorte has a satisfying, ordinary life. She cares for her children, balances the books for the family’s auto shop and laughs when her husband slow dances her across the kitchen floor. Her tragic childhood might have happened to someone else. […]

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The Mother's Promise

The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth

The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth– 368 pages ARC courtesy of Netgalley and St. Martin’s Press Book Blurb: Alice and her daughter Zoe have been a family of two all their lives. Zoe has always struggled with crippling social anxiety and her mother has been her constant and fierce protector. With no family to speak […]

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the-mothers

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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Cruel Beautiful World

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt – 354 pages ARC from Algonquin Publishing Book Blurb: It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away with a much older man to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte. As […]

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the book that matters most

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood– 354 pages Book Blurb: Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal […]

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Faithful

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Faithful by Alice Hoffman – 272 pages ARC from Simon & Schuster Book Blurb: Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when […]

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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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