Castle of Water

Cori’s Pick: Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge Castle of Water is Dane Huckelbridge’s debut novel.  Originally published in April 2017, somehow this unassuming little book didn’t cross my radar until August, and I was immediately intrigued. If I had to categorize this book, it would be adventure meets drama, meets romance, meets comedy…perhaps this…

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…

Father’s Day

Sara’s Pick: Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy Orphaned when her parents are killed in a car accident, six-year-old Harvey discovers her lone relative is an uncle, a recovering alcoholic and disabled felon. With the aid of Wanda, an unconventional social worker, Jason is convinced to take in Harvey and the novel then moves back and…