Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev In Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev, Yash Raje has a problem. While he has been on top of the world, running for governor of California, he has been too driven to take care of his inner self. While this has led to great success, when tragedy strikes, he is emotionally unprepared. India Dashwood...
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid In Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Nina Riva has been holding her family together for far too long. While she and her three siblings have all risen to more fame than anyone could predict there are still shadows of their mother, famous crooning father, and tragedy that keep the four together. On the...
Pumpkin by Julie Murphy In Pumpkin by Julie Murphy, Waylon Brewer is gay and fat. Just about to graduate high school, he is biding his time until he can ditch his small town of Clover City, TX, and trade it for the big city lights of Austin, TX. When he, as a joke, is nominated for Prom Queen, he has...
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Rating - 4.75 out of 5 In Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, an ordinary apartment showing is taken hostage. A bank robber finds themselves in an impossible position and holds everyone up to look for a solution. Meanwhile,  the apartment seers are all stuck together amplifying their own personal dramas. In a story that’s about one...
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab Rating - 5 out of 5 The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab is about a girl who doesn’t leave a mark. After making a deal with the devil for a different life, Addie is not remembered wherever she goes. Addie lives through some of the world's most exciting...
Memorial by Bryan Washington Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Memorial by Bryan Washington is about Benson and Mike who are a couple living in Houston, TX that have been together for 6 years. Except, they’re not sure why they’re together anymore. Mike, who is Japanese, is called back to Japan to care for his dying father just as his mother...
The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins Rating - 4 out of 5 In The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins, a retelling of Jane Eyre, Jane is an orphan with a checkered past looking for a new beginning. She finds one in Thornfield Estates, a high-class neighborhood, unlike any she has lived in before. She soon becomes entangled with Eddie Rochester, a...
Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan Rating - 3.88 out of 5 In Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan, Lucie Churchill loves Capri but does not like George Zao. The heiress finds his ways too disarming, his knowledge too deep and his mother too Asian. As a half-caucasian, half-American Born Chinese, he reflects back a part of herself that she has...