In The Nanny, we meet The Holt Family. They are the richest, most important family in a small town, or at least they were in the 1980's.
The book also captured the 70's well, and gave me that groovy vibe I was so hoping for when I picked it up.
There's always such an interesting tension between the poor and the rich. Especially when there is a huge discrepancy between the two--and especially when the poor can only survive by working for the very rich. The East End is Jason Allen's debut novel. Previously, he has published a work of poetry, A Meditation on Fire.... Continue Reading →
Narcissists are so fascinating, really. We just love to hate them. Especially from afar. Because if you actually have to deal with one on a regular basis, it is exhausting and frustrating. I picked up The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda because I loved Best Day Ever, just the ramblings of a crazed narcissist. They... Continue Reading →
I went on a girl's trip with my sister this past weekend. And it was glorious. And I read about 2.5 books--and that was just on the plane ride there and back. Yes, flying to San Francisco from Chicago is definitely not a short flight. And I'm fortunate to have a Kindle pre-loaded with all... Continue Reading →