The Seekers

“Miller Tavern has always had a reputation for being haunted. Very bad things happened here, homicidal crazy people…Serial killers before that was a thing.”—from The Seekers Keri is a true crime writer hired to lend gravitas to a ghost hunter show called Truth Seekers. Carl, a young Hollywood A-lister, buysContinue Reading

Daisy Jones & the Six

Daisy Jones & The Six is the best non-thriller that I have read this year! Set in the turbulent late 1970s Sunset Boulevard band scene, The Six is a five member middle-of-road rock band who are effectively forced by their label to add a sexy new lead singer, Daisy Jones. Continue Reading

My Favorite Half-Night Stand

My Favorite Half-Night Stand tells the story of moving beyond the friend zone. Reid, Chris, Alex, Ed and Millie are best friends and colleagues. They are all scientists and teachers at University of California Santa Barbara. When their college schedules a black tie dinner with President Obama, they worry aboutContinue Reading

Lowdown

Lowdown, a romantic thriller set in the world of New York City’s mafia families, has the best first paragraph I’ve read in a long time: “The first seven years you’re in the can, all you can think about is revenge. The next seven years you crave freedom and things youContinue Reading

Relatively Normal

It’s that time of year when you look around at your assembled family during your holiday party and decide they look Relatively Normal.  At least they will, after you read this laugh-out-loud book. Cat runs an event planning company in New York City. She meets and becomes engaged to Ethan,Continue Reading

Solace Island

Solace Island is where Maggie and Luke go to get over their broken hearts in this cute romance. Maggie is unceremoniously dumped by her fiance of five years the night of her bachelorette party. She gives him two weeks to buy her out of their business and leaves town. MaggieContinue Reading

Martinis and Memories

Martinis and Memories is the strong and empowering finale of the Martini Club trilogy. “Smart girls don’t fall for the same bull**** twice.” However, when Bel’s husband, Euan, walks into her burlesque, the Martini Club, she worries what his motivation is. Does he feel he should get a cut ofContinue Reading

Meet Me at the Museum

I adore epistolary novels. I feel like I am the “fly on the wall” in the writers’ life. Meet Me at the Museum is one of the best of that style of novel that I have read.  Tina has recently lost her best friend.  She is past 60 and thinkingContinue Reading