Theft by Finding by David Sedaris

In brief: David Sedaris' diaries in all their glory. 'Nuff said. The good: It's raw, funny, crazy, quirky…all of the things. He's an astute observer who overhears and gets into the most random of scenarios…I love it all. The not-so-good: I can never get enough David Sedaris. Why I chose it: Thank you to Hachette... Continue Reading →

Greatest Hits by Laura Barnett

In brief: Today is the day that Cass Wheeler reflects on her career in music, choosing the 16 tracks that define her. It's a reflection on her life, the good, bad, painful and beautiful. The good: The emotion. The writing. The songs. Everything! The not-so-good: Cass's pain is tangible at times…I've never felt so much... Continue Reading →

The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor

In brief: After Maeve was bitten by a shark, she turned sharks into her career and passion. Now she's 30 and back home again. When she runs into her ex-fiancé's daughter on the beach, it brings up old memories. Old or new? Stay or go? The good: It's fun and quirky. The not-so-good: The ending... Continue Reading →

Dear Banjo by Sasha Wasley

In brief: Willow (aka "Banjo") and Tom were inseparable growing up. But one move on one day separated them perhaps forever, until Willow's return to the family station Paterson Downs. Now Willow confronts the letters Tom wrote her all those years ago – can they move on or should they move back? The good: Absolutely... Continue Reading →

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