“Three Pines wasn’t on any tourist map, being too far from any main or even secondary road. Like Narnia, it was generally found unexpectedly and with a degree of surprise that such an elderly village should have been hiding in this valley all along. Anyone fortunate enough to find it once usually found their way back.”

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A fun and engaging look at the historical real life natural disaster when Mount St. Helen’s erupted.

Welcome to LA? Nineties’ Hollywood gets an Italian makeover in this poignant and ruefully funny coming-of-age novel featuring a teenage girl who’s on shaky ground—in more ways than one.

Books I read the month of August

In this dazzling debut novel about love and betrayal, a young couple moves to New York City in search of success-only to learn that the lives they dream of may come with dangerous strings attached.

“You have always been loved, deeply, absolutely,”

“America says it loves science, but it sure as hell doesn’t want to pay for it.” – Hope Jahren

Hiding from a killer… Could her sanctuary be the most dangerous place of all?

Bedazzling, addictive, and wildly clever, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a heart-pounding mystery that perfectly captures the intellect and eccentricity of the bookstore milieu and will keep you guessing until the very last page.​

Young Jane Young is a smart, funny, and moving novel about what it means to be a woman of any age, and captures not just the mood of our recent highly charged political season, but also the double standards alive and well in every aspect of life for women.