In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence Block

Hardcover, 288 pages Expected publication: December 6th 2016 by Pegasus Books Short stories hold a power that longer works of fiction do not have the advantage of: they can pack a hard punch that’ll knock your socks off in mere minutes, spilling uplifting joy, heart-wrenching pain or newly provoked thought from readers all in one … More In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence Block

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Hardcover, 480 pages Published June 21st 2016 by Viking “If this book accomplishes anything it will be to have exposed a number of myths about the American dream, to have disabused readers of the notion that upward mobility is a function of the founders’ ingenious plan…” Nancy Isenberg’s White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of … More White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

The Empress of Tempera by Alex Dolan

I received an advance-read copy of this book from the publisher, Diversion Publishing, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Paperback, 282 pages Expected publication: September 13th 2016 by Diversion Publishing The Empress of Tempera is the tale of Paire Anjou, a 20-year-old Maine native running from her past turned art student in New … More The Empress of Tempera by Alex Dolan

Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr.

Hardcover, 368 pages Published August 2nd 2016 by Simon & Schuster           “He was a thirty-two-year-old, college-educated father drowning his family in debt but energized by a simple prospect: proving to Phoebe that he alone, not a New York banker or some handsome young physician, was the winning play still.”            Oh, … More Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr.