Category Archives: Plume

Review: The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio

Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Plume (May 28, 2013) ISBN-10: 0452298393 Source: Publisher The beginning of the Second World War is eminent. Flora, an amateur botanist, works in her family’s bakery in New York City. Times are tough; her father is often approached by those he owes money to. So, when she is approached by a […]

Review: The Lion Is in by Delia Ephron

Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Plume; Reprint edition (January 29, 2013) ISBN-10: 0452298938 Source: Publisher Three women are on the run. Tracee is a kleptomaniac, running from a life spiraling out of control. Her best friend, Lana, is alcoholic who just happened to be with Tracee when she decided to bolt. She stole a great deal […]

Mx3 Review: The Coffee Table Book of Doom by Steven Appleby & Art Lester

Reading level: Ages 18 and up Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Plume; Original edition (September 25, 2012) ISBN-10: 0452298660 Source: Publisher Perhaps by the time you read this book some of the Doom scenarios included will no longer be global threats. Maybe the human race will have acted together to contain greenhouse gas production and tree […]

Review: The Bungalow by Sarah Jio

Paperback:320 pages Publisher:Plume; 1 edition (December 27, 2011) ISBN-10: 0452297672 Source: Publisher The summer of 1942, young Anne Calloway sets off to the Pacific island of Bora-Bora to serve as a nurse for the Army Nurse Corps.  She’s engaged to get married; this venture is her last bit of adventure before becoming a married woman.  […]

Review: The Violets of March by Sarah Jio

Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Plume (April 26, 2011) ISBN-10: 9780452297036 Source: Publisher   At one point in her life, Emily Wilson had everything she wanted: a bestselling novel, a handsome and wonderful husband, a bright outlook on her future.  Ten years later, however, things have changed.  While her novel was successful, it didn’t come from […]