There is a profound connection between place and plot. Sometimes, the setting of a story can be so influential that it in a way, it is the main character. This is evident in Paul Kayaian’s marvelous collection of short stories, Day Rates, Night Sweats, and Often Barcelona in Between.
How many books have you read this summer? Whatever the number may be, there is always room for one more on the bookshelf! With that in mind, check out these four books that readers in the community can’t stop talking about! Each is certainly worthy of being added to your TBR pile.
There is something special about the coming-of-age genre. As a reader, it’s thought-provoking and relatable to witness the highs and lows of growth in a character’s life. No matter who we are or where we come from, we all come of age in our own way – making it the ultimate commonality. So, if you are seeking an empathetic story that speaks to fundamental aspects of the human experience, check out these three highly acclaimed coming-of-age novels.
Support independent authors this summer by adding these books to your TBR! There is a vast world of indie books to explore, and there is no better time than right now amidst the warm, sunny days of July and August to sit back and relax with a good book. So, check out this curated list of both fiction and non-fiction works that have attracted approval and high praise from readers and critics.
The Long Takeout is a creative, thoughtful work of fiction. In nine short stories, author Elijah Douresseau chronicles captivating tales that reflect the interconnection between food, culture, and self-discovery.
In celebration of the World Cup kicking off in Qatar, I’m excited to share this enthralling new novel. Hero’s Journey is Lisa Marie Meadows’ new book about a professional soccer player with a jaded past who must confront his demons when life throws him a major curve. It’s a true literary triumph filled with pertinent symbolism and countless life lessons. It needs to be on your list this holiday season!
Relic Rupture is the captivating first book of the Benchmark Legacy Series. If you haven’t heard about it yet, it’s time to add this book to your list. It’s a thoughtful examination of life that addresses the heartrending struggles of human nature. These elaborate concepts are brought to the surface through a spellbinding mystery of time travel and the opportunity to redo life’s choices. It begs the question, what would you do differently if you had the chance?
Fall is in the air! With the Autumn Equinox days away, it’s prime time to stock up your library with heartwarming romances, inspiring fiction, and British mysteries. Check out the list below for cozy fall reads!