Kristy Woodson Harvey’s The Secret to Southern Charm: Too Good to be Kept a Secret

Quick—someone get me a tissue, a hug, and a big ol’ glass of sweet tea. The Murphy women of Kristy Woodson Harvey’s Peachtree Bluff series are back, and they are bringing along all of the feelings. Following last summer’s stunning Slightly South of Simple, The Secret to Southern Charm transports us back to the quaint … More Kristy Woodson Harvey’s The Secret to Southern Charm: Too Good to be Kept a Secret

Bookish Chat: Laura Dave Talks Writing, Reading, and Hello, Sunshine

Last month, I raved about Laura Dave’s delicious new novel, Hello, Sunshine, a tale of a celebrity chef whose life, marriage, and career implode when everything about her is revealed to be a lie. This novel, Dave’s fifth, is topping must-read lists left and right and is without a doubt one of my favorite books … More Bookish Chat: Laura Dave Talks Writing, Reading, and Hello, Sunshine

Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave: Say Hello to Your Next Favorite Read

It’s amazing how much the world has changed thanks to social media. On the one hand, it connects us, allows us to keep in touch with people we otherwise wouldn’t see in decades, and—oh, I don’t know—maybe gives us an excuse to dress our dogs up in goofy outfits because it’s not weird if it’s … More Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave: Say Hello to Your Next Favorite Read

The Good Widow: The Darkly Thrilling Read of the Summer

There’s nothing like the feeling of picking up a new book, thinking you’ll read a chapter or two, and suddenly realizing you’ve been sucked into a time warp because five hours have gone by and you still haven’t moved, eaten, or even taken a shower, and although your stomach is grumbling, you still can’t get … More The Good Widow: The Darkly Thrilling Read of the Summer

Meg Cabot’s “Royal Wedding”: RSVP for a Royally Delicious Read

I haven’t slept in days and it’s all Meg Cabot’s fault. Her latest novel, Royal Wedding, is just too good. How could I let something as trivial as sleep get in the way of finishing it? Royal Wedding—the 11th Princess Diaries novel and the first for adults—reunites us with Mia Thermopolis, who many of us … More Meg Cabot’s “Royal Wedding”: RSVP for a Royally Delicious Read

Must Love Dogs: Bark and Roll Forever — A Summer Must-Read

When it comes to Claire Cook’s books, I have this tendency to shut out the rest of the world from the minute I start page one, and I’m pretty much unable to do anything but read, read, read until I finish the last word. The voice, the characters and the plot are so engaging that … More Must Love Dogs: Bark and Roll Forever — A Summer Must-Read