November Road

November Road

November Road by Lou Berney follows Frank Guidry, a loyal lieutenant to Carlos Marcello, The Godfather of organized crime in New Orleans. Guidry, being only one man removed from Marcello himself, considers himself untouchable. Guidry runs an errand for Marcello in Dallas, TX and thinks nothing of it. Two weeks later when JFK is assassinated, [...]

The Great Alone

The Great Alone

 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah follows the Allbright family: Ernt, Cora and their thirteen year old daughter Leni in 1970's America. Ernt has just returned from Vietnam after being captured and tortured as a POW for six years. He comes back a changed man, becoming increasingly irritable and volatile. Cora, determined to hold onto [...]

Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly is a historical fiction novel that follows the stories from the perspectives of three different women and their experiences during World War II. The first woman we meet is Caroline Ferriday, an ex-Broadway actress working for the French consulate to get donations to orphanages in Paris. We follow her [...]