BOOK BLURBS: When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

SYNOPSIS: When Breath Becomes Air is a non-fiction autobiographical book written by Paul Kalanithi. It is a memoir about his life and illness, battling stage IV metastatic lung cancer. In his last year of neurosurgical residency at Stanford University, Dr. Paul Kalanithi experiences negative changes in his health. Rapid weight loss, and severe back and chest pains begin to raise concern for him and his … Continue reading BOOK BLURBS: When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

BOOK BLURBS : The Cry – Helen Fitzgerald

SYNOPSIS: When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the world.  Lies, rumours and guilt snowball, causing the parents, Joanna and Alistair, to slowly turn against each other.  Finally Joanna starts thinking the unthinkable: could the … Continue reading BOOK BLURBS : The Cry – Helen Fitzgerald

BOOK BLURBS: Mommy By Mistake – Rowan Coleman

SYNOPSIS: When a spur-of-the-moment romantic weekend in Venice has an unexpected outcome, Natalie Curzon thinks she's ready to take on single motherhood. But while it's love at first sight between Natalie and baby Freddie, being on leave from the office, alone all day with her baby and her post-pregnancy hormones, makes her feel trapped in … Continue reading BOOK BLURBS: Mommy By Mistake – Rowan Coleman

BOOK BLURBS: The Good Daughter – Karin Slaughter

SYNOPSIS: One ran. One stayed. But who is...the good daughter?  Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's childhoods were destroyed by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father – a notorious defence attorney – devastated. And it left the family consumed by secrets from that shocking … Continue reading BOOK BLURBS: The Good Daughter – Karin Slaughter

BOOK BLURBS: The Stolen Marriage – Diane Chamberlain

SYNOPSIS: In 1944, Tess DeMello abruptly ends her engagement to the love of her life, marries a mysterious stranger and moves to Hickory, North Carolina. Tess's new husband, Henry Kraft, is a secretive man who often stays out all night and Tess quickly comes to realize that she is now trapped in a strange and … Continue reading BOOK BLURBS: The Stolen Marriage – Diane Chamberlain