Jee reviews #psychologicalthriller ‘The Family Upstairs’ by Lisa Jewell @lisajewelluk #TheFamilyUpstairs @atriabooks #NetGalley @netgalley #eARC

Title/Author: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell Publisher: Atria Books In a nutshell (Publisher): From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another page-turning look inside one family’s past as buried secrets threaten to come to light. Be careful who you let in. Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work…

Jee’s Author Feature: Interview with National Book Award Finalist, Julia Phillips, on Kamchatka and her inspiration behind ‘Disappearing Earth’ #NationalBestSeller #NationalBookAwardFinalist #debutAuthor #AuthorInterview @jkbphillips #DisappearingEarth @AAKnopf

Julia Phillips is the author of Disappearing Earth, a National Bestseller and a National Book Award Finalist. Her debut is being published in thirteen countries and has been named one of the best books of 2019 so far by Vanity Fair, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly. And many sang its praises: Tayari Jones, ‘An “astonishing…

Jee reviews ‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow #UnpopularOpinion #eARC #NetGalley #RedHook @HachetteUS #HistoricalFantasy #MagicalRealism

Title/Author: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow Publisher: Redhook In a nutshell (Publisher): In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself….

Jee reviews ‘Cilka’s Journey’ by Heather Morris #CilkasJourney #HeatherMorris @StMartinsPress #Netgalley #eARC #HistoricalFiction

Title/Author: Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris In a nutshell (Publisher): Her beauty saved her — and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in 1942, where the commandant immediately notices how beautiful she is. Forcibly separated from the other women prisoners, Cilka learns quickly that power,…

Jee’s ‘BLOGGERS RECOMMEND’: Spooktacular Halloween Reads from #bookbloggers @NSFordWriter @Highlander27 @WS_BookClub @NickRevws @Stephen1308 @tarheelreader @SarcasticEnigma @rosieamber1 @Shalini_G26 #HalloweenReads #SpookyReads

It’s my favorite celebration of the year (besides Christmas, that is!) – HALLOOOOOWEEEN! Time for some spooky reads! I don’t have many to recommend, so I sought the help of some of my favorite bloggers and asked them to recommend their favorite chilly, scary, eerie reads. (THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING ME OUT, YOU…

Jee reviews ‘The Water Dancer’ #TheWaterDancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates #TaNehisiCoates @RandomHouse #RandomHouse @OprahsBookClub #NetGalley #eARC #magicalRealism #fictionFantasy #historicalFiction

Title/Author: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coats Publisher: One World/Random House In a nutshell (Publisher): OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom. “This potent book about America’s most disgraceful sin…

My Highs & Lows at the Decatur Book Festival 2019 #DBF2019 @DBookFestival Special shout-out to @jkbphillips @kirajanewrites @ndennis_benn @pdjeliclark @DevisLaskar Thank you for making my day!

Once again, we had a blast at the Decatur Book Festival! Special thanks to the organizers, volunteers and everyone who had helped keep the festival clean and safe for visitors! ❤️ So, here are my highs and lows at the DBF 2019. THE HIGHS Meeting authors So of course one of the highlights for me…