The Kick-Ass Writer, by Chuck Wendig

July 10, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Genre: Non-Fiction | Writing Themes: Writing Fiction, Publishing, Social Media, Monkeys & Bees *Explicit* (In other words, he swears a lot) Wow, what to say about Chuck Wendig? He’s the […]

Through the Woods, by Emily Carroll

June 27, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Genre: Fiction | Horror | Graphic Novel Themes: Ghosts, Haunted woods, Murder A delicious trip through visual and lyrical craft. Carroll chills not only with words, but also with texture […]

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, by Hannah Tinti

June 27, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Genre: Fiction | Thriller Themes: On-the-run-thriller, Crime, Coming-of-age, Father-daughter relationships Sam Hawley is not a good person. He’s broken all the rules, and he’s got 12 gunshot wounds to prove […]

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline

June 13, 2017 // Tara May // 2 Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Genre: Science Fiction Themes: Virtual Reality, Utopias, Puzzles & Video Games What was once required reading at Oculus VR  is now primed for Hollywood, scheduled for release on the big screen […]

The Good Rain, by Timothy Egan

June 6, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Book Report by: Kelly Greenwood This book came to me as all good books should—with a friend pressing it into my hands and saying, “You have got to read this […]

Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty

May 30, 2017 // Tara May // 2 Comments // Posted in Book Reports
A cross between Desperate Housewives and Bad Moms, Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies is a delectable tale of moms (and dads—but mostly moms) behaving badly. With a plot twist à la The Hangover (the […]

Unbound

May 23, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
Unbound, by Steph Jagger Why do we have to wait for life to break us before we reinvent ourselves? What if we’re the ones holding the hammer, and all we […]

The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George

May 16, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George What Chocolat did for chocolate, The Little Paris Bookshop does for books—infusing them with love, magic, and mystery, not to mention the capacity to […]

The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu

May 3, 2017 // Tara May // No Comments // Posted in Book Reports
The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu We’re all so busy looking down at our feet (perhaps at our glowing screens), we forget to look up…and wonder what might be looking […]