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Scrappy, Little Nobody

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick– Audio Version Book Blurb: Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Twilight, and Into the Woods, Anna Kendrick was unusually small, weird, and “10 percent defiant”. With her razor-sharp wit, Anna recounts the absurdities she’s experienced on her […]

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My Fat Dad: A Memoir

My Fat Dad: A Memoir by Dawn Lerman

My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love and Family by Dawn Lerman – 336 pages Book Blurb: Dawn Lerman spent her childhood constantly hungry. She craved good food as her father, 450 pounds at his heaviest, pursued endless fad diets, from Atkins to Pritikin to all sorts of freeze-dried, saccharin-laced concoctions, and insisted the […]

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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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Lucia, Lucia

Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani

Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani – 260 pages Book Blurb: It is 1950 in glittering, vibrant New York City. Lucia Sartori is the beautiful twenty-five-year-old daughter of a prosperous Italian grocer in Greenwich Village. The postwar boom is ripe with opportunities for talented girls with ambition, and Lucia becomes an apprentice to an up-and-coming designer […]

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Before The Fall

Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

Before The Fall by Noah Hawley– 400 pages ARC courtesy of NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing Book Blurb: On a foggy summer night, eleven people—ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter—depart Martha’s Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are […]

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