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The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding.  But, Chess has plans of her own.  She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie.  To console her daughter, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

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Bufflehead Sisters by Patricia J. DeLois

Janet had always wanted a sister, but her mother’s many miscarriages had prevented any siblings to be a part of her family.  Until one day, Janet met Sophie.  They became fast friends and were inseparable; calling themselves sisters.  Janet regales us with the story of their friendship and a fierce bond that held them together… Continue reading Bufflehead Sisters by Patricia J. DeLois

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Lisey’s Story

Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story is about a widow whose celebratory husband passed away; leaving behind a studio full of papers, unpublished manuscripts, and clues leading her to his past. As Lisey Landon struggles to remember Scott’s troubling childhood, she is left to deal with the remnants of his psycho fans...

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The Things We Do For Love

I think I found my new favorite author. Kristin Hannah made me laugh, and cry, and laugh some more. Amidst grief and suffering, her words connected fluidly allowing the reader to dive deep into the characters souls...

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The Weird Sisters

This book is a story about three sisters seeking redemption, responsibility, and love. Using their mother’s illness as the excuse they were looking for to return home, they find themselves in a small college town where they discover comfort in each other amidst their animosity toward the other