Check Out // Accidental Lawyer by Kim Hamilton

Set in the brilliant and diverse city of Baltimore, Accidental Lawyer, is a humorous, often irreverent portrayal of the dubious practice of personal injury law. Jessica Snow has a crisp new law degree, a grinding ambition, and a pesky moral compass that is often at odds with her new job as an ambulance chaser. Her face and name appear on billboards and buses throughout the city, and if that isn’t enough to embarrass her mother, there’s a television commercial in the works.

Book Review // The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.

Discussion // I’m the Book Club Reject

Sitting quietly in the corner of the library, or coffee shop, or wherever the latest local book club decides to meet and reminisce over this week’s reading, that is me eavesdropping on the book chat. Yes. Me. Eavesdropping.

Excerpt // When Blood Reigns by Barbara Cyster

Marked for death, Alexis accompanies her lover, Yeron, and four survivors of a zombie invasion on a search for the renegades who created a chemical that induces a zombie-like state.

Book Review // If I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie

Michael Christie’s novel, If I Fall, If I Die, takes an everyday topic, agoraphobia, and translates this issue into a story that everyone can relate to; especially when one is protecting their child from what they beleive to be pain and suffering, the outside.

It’s Book Club Day 11/20/2014

Today’s the day… the From Left to Write Book Club discusses J by Howard Jacobson. Ailinn and Kevern live in a world that has been rocked by an unknown apocalyptic event. Destined to be together, are they the hope for a new future? Please read the From Left to Write Book Club post, and find…

It’s Book Club Day 9/30/2014

Today’s the day! The From Left to Write online book club shares another riveting story, Barracuda. Barrcuda is a novel by Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas, that focuses on family, decisions we make, and ultimately the person that one can become. Please read the From Left to Write Book Club post, and find the links to many…

It’s Book Club Day 9/16/2014

Today’s the day! Time to sit back and read thought provoking posts regarding this month’s book over at From Left to Write. The latest book for discussion, The Underground Girls of Kabul. The Underground Girls of Kabul is truly a deep discussion in understanding the bacha posh practice (raising young girls as boys) through the…

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The publisher’s synopsis:  It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.  Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play…