Laura doesn't always get the chance to review the great books she reads, so here she recommends five you shouldn't miss from 2017.
Brace yourself -- it’s nearly Thanksgiving, aka prime time for dysfunctional families! And whether you’re on a plane back to your hometown, hosting friends for a potluck, or ordering pizza and not answering your phone, the holiday season often leads to reflection, resentment, and recrimination as old family dramas flare up again. We can’t promise you that the holidays will be happy, but we can offer you some new, entertaining reading about even more dysfunctional families that may make you feel a bit better about what’s in store for you. (Best read while consuming an entire pumpkin pie directly out [...]
October is the perfect month to dive right into delightfully scary books! Whether your tastes run more to psychological suspense, amateur sleuths hunting killers, or supernatural dread, these terrifying new thrillers will deliver all the chills you can handle. Get in the Halloween spirit with these frightening books -- if you dare! The Crow Garden Author: Alison Littlewood After his father commits suicide, Nathaniel Kerner abandons his lucrative consulting practice to become a doctor at the Crakethorne Asylum, but the asylum’s owner seems more interested in fiddling around with phrenology and skulls than taking care of his patients. One such [...]