Review: How to Write A Novel by Melanie Sumner

Review: How to Write a Novel by Melanie Sumner Source: Digital galley courtesy of Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group/Vintage via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected publication: August 4, 2015 by Vintage Verdict: Very Good Book Description: Aristotle “Aris” Thibodeau, age 12.5, is writing the Great American Novel. According to Write a Novel in Thirty Days! it shouldn’t be that hard—all she needs […]

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Review: Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor

Review: Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor Source: Digital galley courtesy of Penguin Canada via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected publication: July 14, 2015 by Penguin Canada Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Ada Concannon’s first day in America is a success. She’s the new maid for the respected but eccentric Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts. Despite the differences in age and class, […]

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Review: The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig

Review: The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig Source: Digital galley courtesy of St. Martin’s Press via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected publication: July 21, 2015 by St. Martin’s Press Verdict: Okay/Good Book Description: Raised in a poor yet genteel household, Rachel Woodley is working in France as a governess when she receives news that her mother has died, suddenly. Grief-stricken, she […]

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