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Book Review: The Waiting Room by Emily Bleeker

Ever since her husband’s death collided with the birth of her daughter, postpartum depression has taken hold of Veronica Shelton. She can’t sleep, can’t work, and can’t bear to touch her beautiful baby girl. Her emotional state is whispering lies in Veronica’s ear: You’re a bad mother. Your baby would be better off without you. But not… Continue reading Book Review: The Waiting Room by Emily Bleeker

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Book Review: Cryptofauna by Patrick Canning

Could be his job as a janitor at an insane asylum, could be the meaninglessness of existence, could be the unwanted cilantro on his tacos. Whatever the reason, Jim has elected to commit suicide. But before he can do the deed, a mysterious resident at work equips him with a dog and a bag of… Continue reading Book Review: Cryptofauna by Patrick Canning

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Book Review: The Wrong’un by Catherine Evans

Meet the Newells, a big family of good lookers and hard grafters.  From their sleepy working class backwater, the siblings break into Oxford academia, London’s high life, the glossy world of magazine publishing and the stratospheric riches of New York’s hedge funds.  Then there’s Paddy, the wrong’un in their midst, who prefers life’s dark underbelly. … Continue reading Book Review: The Wrong’un by Catherine Evans

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Book Spotlight: Gazelle in the Shadows by Michelle Peach

In the mid 90s, Elizabeth Booth, a young British college student studying Arabic at Durham University, travels to Damascus to immerse herself in the Syrian language. Taken aback by the generosity and kindness of the people there, she easy slips into a life in the ancient city. She has friends, her studies, and even a… Continue reading Book Spotlight: Gazelle in the Shadows by Michelle Peach

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Book Review: Us Against You by Frederik Backman

After everything that the citizens of Beartown have gone through, they are struck yet another blow when they hear that their beloved local hockey team will soon be disbanded. What makes it worse is the obvious satisfaction that all the former Beartown players, who now play for a rival team in Hed, take in that… Continue reading Book Review: Us Against You by Frederik Backman

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Book Review: The Thinnest Air by Minka Kent

A woman’s disappearance exposes a life of secrets in a twisting novel of psychological suspense from the author of The Memory Watcher. Meredith Price is the luckiest woman alive. Her husband, Andrew, is a charming and successful financial broker. She has two lovely stepchildren and is living in affluence in a mountain resort town. After… Continue reading Book Review: The Thinnest Air by Minka Kent

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Book Review: Foe by Iain Reid

We don’t get visitors. Not out here. We never have. In Iain Reid’s second haunting, philosophical puzzle of a novel, set in the near-future, Junior and Henrietta live a comfortable, solitary life on their farm, far from the city lights, but in close quarters with each other. One day, a stranger from the city arrives… Continue reading Book Review: Foe by Iain Reid