The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir (3.5/5)

Trigger Warning: if you are the victim of sexual violence, you may want to look at trigger warnings posted on goodreads before picking up this book (if added here these warnings would spoil the plot for some other readers).  Esther “Essie” Ann Hicks is the 17 year old daughter of an evangelical preacher and stars alongside […]

Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach (4/5)

Dead Letters is another Book of the Month*  pick that was a quick and fun read. Mysterious and thrilling, the book revolves around the disappearance of the protagonist’s twin sister. Having run away from her dysfunctional family to Paris, Ava Antipova, is forced back to her family vineyard in New York, when she learns of […]