Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Rating:           9 General Rating: Ng is an author to watch. Her writing is fabulous—the best I’ve seen recently. Favorite line: “Everything seems worse in the darkest hours of the night.” (So true!) Skip factor:  2%. I skipped little. Who should read:  While I believe this is more for women or young females, anyone who has experienced discrimination or who … Read more

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Rating:                              9 General Rating:  A thought-provoking read addressing racism, both blatant and subliminal. The author perfectly portrays a twenty-something African American and thirty-something white woman.   Skip factor:  2%. I skipped a minimal amount. There were times I couldn’t wait to see what … Read more

If You Tell by Gregg Olsen

Rating:           9 General Rating: Wow, wow, wow, this is the most enlightening non-fiction I’ve read. Reading this book was difficult but I highly recommend it.   Who should read:  Everyone. At the risk of showing my hurried, unorganized behavior, I’ll admit I did not know this was based on a true story until I had finished it. … Read more

Deconstructed by Liz Talley

Deconstructed by Liz Talley Rating:           9 General Rating:   A cute, easy read about a woman married to a cheater. Skip factor:   4% I skipped very little in this novel. Who should read:   Any woman who’s ever been cheated on or had a friend whose husband cheated. Girls who like beach reads … Read more