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Catherine Drake’s debut novel The Treehouse on Dog River Road published on May 10, 2022. Catherine lives with her husband in Stowe, Vermont. She fell in love with Vermont when she moved there shortly after her wedding and is still starry-…

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Susan Speranza’s new book Ice Out published May 24, 2022. Susan was born in New York City, grew up on Long Island, and for a time worked in Manhattan, enjoying the hectic pace and cultural amenities of the City. Eventually, however, …

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I look forward to making my summer reading list every year. People frequently have more time to read in the summer months, and I get a lot of requests for recommendations during that time period. I have combed through tons of books to find the ones …

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Book guru extraordinaire Elizabeth Barnhill recently joined me on my podcast to talk about the books we feel make great book club selections. In this blog post, I list the books that we recommend with brief publisher summaries for each book. To lear…

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Robin Farrar Maass’s new book The Walled Garden publishes May 17, 2022. Robin is a lifelong reader and writer who fell in love with England when she was twenty-two. She enjoys tending her messy wants-to-be-English garden, painting waterco…

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Book mavens Pamela Klinger-Horn and Mary Webber O’Malley recently joined me on my podcast to talk about their recommended reads for Summer 2022. They both culled through tons of titles to find those that they believe are the best of the summer…

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Connie Hertzberg Mayo’s new book The Sharp Edge of Mercy was published on May 6, 2022. Mayo came to Massachusetts to get a Literature degree from Tufts University and never left. She first learned about Thompson Island shortly after graduation…

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The historical fiction genre is booming and provides readers with an escape from today's world and a glimpse into a different time period in history. Novels set during World War II remain particularly popular; there are still so many stories to be t…

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Anna Salton Eisen’s new book Pillar Of Salt: A Daughter’s Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust published on April 26, 2022.  Anna was a founding member and the first president of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. S…

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Colleen Hubbard’s new novel Housebreaking published April 19, 2022. A native of New England, Colleen Hubbard now lives in the U.K. with her family. She wrote her debut novel, Housebreaking, while on maternity leave from her…

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