The Villa by Rachel Hawkins

A broken marriage, recovering health, and writer’s block. Emily has known better days. When her best friend of decades, Chess, coaxes her to take a vacation to Italy with her, Emily gives in. Villa Aestas has a dark history and is also the inspiration for one of the best horror novels written. As Emily’s interestContinue reading “The Villa by Rachel Hawkins”

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto will not let her blood, sweat, and tears of decades go to waste. When her tennis record of the most number of Grand Slam titles is about to be broken by Nicki Chan, Carrie decides to hit a pause on her retirement and get back in the game for one last time. ThisContinue reading “Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey

In this second instalment of Sujata Massey’s Perveen Mistry Investigates series, we find Perveen embroiled in a case of conflicting interests. Sent on behalf of the British government, she is compelled to resolve the differences between the dowager queen and the mother of the future ruler of Satapur about the schooling of the prince. ButContinue reading “The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey”

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Emmett Farmer’s days are spent working at his family farm, all the while striving to keep the symptoms of his illness from taking over. But when a letter comes for him, he finds himself sent off to be a binder’s apprentice. In a world where the art of binding – taking away people’s painful memoriesContinue reading “The Binding by Bridget Collins”

Harsha: The Fearless Warrior of Thanesar by Rajat Pillai

Rajat Pillai’s historical fiction is a portrait of Harshavardhan, a young warrior who gets thrust into a position of great responsibility well before his age. Born into a loving, royal family, Harsha doesn’t realize what it takes to lead a kingdom and keep warring forces at bay until he is forced to confront the lossContinue reading “Harsha: The Fearless Warrior of Thanesar by Rajat Pillai”