The Unhoneymooners

Cori’s Pick:  The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren I’m at a weird point in the year where I just keep telling myself everything is fine.  We’re all okay.  It’s fine.  I must not be totally convinced though because I’ve read about 5 cheesy romance books back-to-back, which is not ‘normal’ for me but hey, right on…

My Oxford Year

Cori’s Pick: My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan Did you read the JoJo Moyes Me Before You trilogy?  Did you love it?  If so, I highly recommend you snatch up Julia Whelan’s tasty debut (April, 2018), sit back and prepare to laugh and perhaps shed a tear – no spoilers here, but for me, the…

Love on Lexington Avenue

Cori’s Pick: Love on Lexington Avenue by Lauren Layne I’ve been reading some more ‘literary’ fiction lately and was feeling like I needed to change it up a bit.  I picked up this book without realizing it was the second book of The Central Park Pact Series, so I read the series out of order. …

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World

Sara’s Pick: Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman This is a hysterical look at parenting from the author of A Man Called Ove. Writing with the same bemused look at life as Dave Barry, Backman discusses the first few years of his son’s life adventures with his bumbling efforts…

Dear Girls

Cori’s Pick: Dear Girls by Ali Wong Comedian Ali Wong has gifted us this book of unfiltered letters to her young daughters and I think we all need to thank her.  Full disclosure: it’s vulgar in places and at times it made me blush, but it’s totally real and I loved it!  She talks about…

Penguin Problems

Dallas’ Pick: Penguin Problems by: Jory John Oh my goodness, this is probably the funniest children’s book I have ever read! The title is what made me pick up this book to begin with; it is just fun to say. As I began to read it and learn about this penguin that has such a…

The Garden of Small Beginnings

Sara’s Pick: The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman A young widow who illustrates books for a living is asked to take a gardening class in preparation for illustrating a new book for her publishing house. She includes her 2 young daughters and her sister and meets an eclectic group of people who soon…

Be Frank with Me

Cori’s Pick: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson The debut novel of Julia Claiborne Johnson, her well-developed and quirky characters left me hungry to read anything and everything else she (hopefully) releases.  This is the story of an eccentric woman and her son, and how a newly acquired assistant-turned-nanny gets wrapped into their…