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Unruly girls unite under Too Fat, Too Loud, Too Slutty

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud by Anne Helen Petersen

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 20 June 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing boundaries of what it means to be an ‘acceptable’ woman. You know the type: the woman who won’t shut up, who’s…

Book Review – The Cabin by Natasha Preston

The Cabin by Natasha Preston

Title: The Cabin Author: Natasha Preston ISBN: 9781492618553 No. of Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult; Mystery Origins: Sourcebooks Fire Release Date: 6 September 2016 Synopsis: “A weekend partying at a remote cabin is just what Mackenzie needs. She can’t wait to let loose with her friends. But a crazy night of fun leaves two of…

Book Review – Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Title: Behind Closed Doors Author: B. A. Paris ISBN: 9781250121004 No. of Pages: 304 Genre: Suspense/Thriller Origins: St. Martin’s Press Release Date: 9 August 2016 Synopsis: “Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’d…

Book Review – Listen to Me by Hannah Pittard

Listen to Me by Hannah Pittard

Title: Listen to Me Author: Hannah Pittard ISBN: 9780544714441 No. of Pages: 208 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: 5 July 2016 Synopsis: “Mark and Maggie’s annual drive east to visit family has gotten off to a rocky start. By the time they’re on the road, it’s late, a storm is brewing,…

Book Review – The Perfect Neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen

The Perfect Neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen

Title: The Perfect Neighbors Author: Sarah Pekkanen ISBN: 9781501106491 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: Washington Square Press Release Date: 5 July 2016 Synopsis: “How well do you ever really know the family next door? Bucolic Newport Cove, where spontaneous block parties occur on balmy nights and all of the streets are named…

Book Review – Arcadia by Iain Pears

Arcadia by Iain Pears

Title: Arcadia Author: Iain Pears ISBN: 9781101946824 No. of Pages: 528 Genre: Fantasy Origins: Alfred A. Knopf Release Date: 9 February 2016 Synopsis: “Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future—or the past? In 1960s Oxford, Professor Henry Lytten is attempting to write a fantasy novel that forgoes the magic…

Book Review – Things You Won’t Say by Sarah Pekkanen

Things You Won't Say by Sarah Pekannen

Title: Things You Won’t Say Author: Sarah Pekkanen ISBN: 9781451673555 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: Washington Square Press Release Date: 26 May 2015 Synopsis: “Every morning, as her husband Mike straps on his SIG Sauer and pulls on his heavy Magnum boots, Jamie Anderson tenses up. Then comes the call she has…

Book Review – The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor

The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor

Title: The Daylight Marriage Author: Heidi Pitlor ISBN: 9781616203689 No. of Pages: 256 Genre: Mystery Origins: Algonquin Books Release Date: 5 May 2015 Synopsis: “Hannah was the kind of woman who turned heads. Tall and graceful, naturally pretty, often impulsive, always spirited, the upper class girl who picked, of all men, Lovell-the introverted climate scientist,…

Book Review – The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

Title: The Knockoff Author: Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza ISBN: 9780385539586 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: Doubleday Release Date: 19 May 2015 Synopsis: “An outrageously stylish, wickedly funny novel of fashion in the digital age, The Knockoff is the story of Imogen Tate, editor in chief of Glossy magazine, who finds her…

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