Category Archives: William Morrow

Review: A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel

Hardcover: 416 pages Publisher: William Morrow (September 23, 2014) ISBN: 9780062284068 Source: Publisher In 2006, Reggie Shaw, a Utah college student, was involved in a brutal car crash that instantly killed two men. The accident wasn’t caused by inclement weather or adverse road conditions. It occurred because Reggie Shaw’s attention was elsewhere: on his cell […]

Review: The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic by Hazel Gaynor

Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; First Edition edition (April 1, 2014) ISBN-10: 0062316869 Source: Publisher Fourteen individuals from a small Irish village left their loved ones behind as they embarked on a journey to New York City via the RMS Titanic. A new, better life was awaiting each of them upon their arrival.  One of these individuals is Maggie […]

Review: After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: William Morrow (February 11, 2014) ISBN-10: 0062083392 Source: Publisher Felix Brewer sustains his family, including wife Bambi and three daughters, via a lucrative, yet not necessarily legal, business. Facing jail time, he disappears without a trace leaving his family and stripper mistress, Julie, in his wake.  Despite his lucrative business, Felix’s […]

Review: Starter House by Sonja Condit

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (December 31, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062283057 Source:  Publisher When Lacey and Eric, a young expectant couple, began their home-shopping journey, Lacey knew exactly what she wanted in a house.  Growing up with unstable living arrangements and a flighty mother, she wanted more for her unborn child. When she saw “the house,” she […]

Review: Cut to the Bone: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass

Series: Body Farm Novel Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: William Morrow (September 24, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062262300 Source: Publisher It’s the summer of 1992.  Dr. Bill Brockton is the head of the University of Tennessee’s Anthropology Department.  After having his credibility tested while on the stand, Brockton is desperate to find a gauge for estimating a victim’s […]

Review: The Whole Golden World by Kristina Riggle

Paperback: 448 pages Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (November 5, 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0062206459 Source: Publisher Rain and her husband, TJ, a popular high school teacher, are struggling with infertility.  Each month Rain if faced with defeat at the news she isn’t pregnant.   She thought that this was going to be the most difficult challenge she and […]

Review: Help for the Haunted by John Searles

Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: William Morrow (September 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 0060779632 Source: Publisher Sylvie Mason’s parents don’t have traditional occupations. Instead, they are demonologists, helping those haunted from spirits beyond seek peace.  It was pretty normal for them to receive calls late at night, but one night, they receive a more pressing call. They wake […]

Review: Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich

Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: William Morrow (July 9, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062224840 Source: Publisher Holly is a thirty-two year old widow. After her husband’s death, food was her only source of comfort. She didn’t plan on getting as large but without anyone to stop her, she frequently binge-eats rather than dealing with her loss. Logan Montgomery […]

Review: The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank

Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: William Morrow; First Edition edition (June 11, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062132466 Source: Publisher Leslie Anne Greene Carter is just about to turn sixty. She married young to Wesley and a majority of her life has been devoted to being a good wife and a doting mother. In their Atlanta social circle, she […]

My Latest Obsession: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Typically, I reserve Fridays to review particularly terrifying and chilling books as part of my Frightful Friday feature. This Friday I thought I’d change things up a bit and instead showcase a book that I’ve become obsessed with as of late, The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. I can’t tell […]