THE WITCH ELM / Tana French

I’ve been a fan of Tana French’s Dublin Murder Squad books for years, so I was intrigued when this new standalone novel was published and incredibly glad to find out it did not disappoint. A sort of sideways gothic, The Witch Elm features a mysterious house, a secret from the past, an unreliable narrator, and a plot that squirms along until the final deadly twist….


VOX / Christina Dalcher

If you absolutely cannot wait for the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale or love dystopian fiction, Vox by Christina Dalcher is the book for you. Vox begins in an America where women are only allowed to speak 100 words per day, counted down by word counters strapped to their wrists. Women can no longer hold jobs,…



After Zelda is institutionalized, and Scott goes to Hollywood full time, he does not live his life in isolation.  This is a fictional re-telling of the great romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and gossip columnist Sheilah Graham told from her point of view.   Despite his money woes and his drinking, they were together until the day he died in her apartment.    …