World War Z by Max Brooks

A client charged with a pretty unpleasant crime once called me PollyAnna and asked that I be removed from his case. While I can frequently be blunt and, at times, very loud - I am all sunshine and rainbows and kittens on the inside. I believe that people are inherently good. I think the world… Continue reading World War Z by Max Brooks

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One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This book was excellent. TJR writes a special kind of book, and One True Loves was no exception. Emma and Sam are friends in high school. Emma then meets Jesse and falls instantly in love. Sam has a crush, but Jesse is it for Emma. When Jesse disappears 10 years later Emma is destroyed. And… Continue reading One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Cracked Up To Be by Courtney Summers

Courtney Summers is brilliant. Truly in a league of her own. From her characters to her stories to her writing style - she has created something wonderful. The story - super-popular cheerleader Parker did something bad. And now she's punishing herself. That's it. But Parker does it with style. And Summers gives it heart. But… Continue reading Cracked Up To Be by Courtney Summers

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

4 stars So this was a fun little whodunit. A definite beach/summer read. Kate is a lawyer and a single mom. Super hardworking - and feeling like a failure at the mom gig. Amelia is her athletic, brainy, teenaged daughter - attending a posh private school. After Amelia dies at school Kate is desperate to… Continue reading Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight