This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff – New Title Tuesday

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff, this week's New Title Tuesday, could seem like a risky topic.  Set during the economic and employment aftermath of the 2008 financial meltdown, there's a chance it could trigger that familiar pit-of-the-stomach-loss that infected businesses and households across the country.  But in Medoff's hands, the harsh reality is tempered … Continue reading This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff – New Title Tuesday

New Title Tuesday, So Much Blue by Percival Everett

OK, this New Title Tuesday recommendation, So Much Blue by Percival Everett, is an absolute must-read!  It's one part modern-midlife crisis, one part funny social commentary on class and academia, one part secret-solving, and one part thrill-ride in El Salvador of 1979. Publisher's Summary: Kevin Pace is working on a painting that he won’t allow anyone … Continue reading New Title Tuesday, So Much Blue by Percival Everett

Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple

The New Title Tuesday recommendation, Maria Semple’s Today Will Be Different, is laugh-out-loud funny and lives up to the standard she established in her most recent run-away bestseller, Where’d You Go Bernadette? Summary:  Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She will have … Continue reading Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple