Author Spotlight: Kieran Scott

Kieran Scott (also known by her pen name Kate Brian) is an author I was obsessed with in high school. The Private series drew me in like nothing else, and once I discovered that Kate Brian was a pen name, I started looking at the work of Kieran Scott under her own name

When We Caught Fire

Set against the backdrop of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire, When We Caught Fire is a historical romance with a love triangle, an impending wedding, a lot of talk about “society” and a great ominous foreboding sense about the whole thing.

For Better and Worse

I love a good murder, but could I execute the perfect one and get away with it? Probably not. But Natalie and Will are going to try

Author Spotlight: Lysa Terkeurst

It’s a new year and maybe a new you, or a new version of you, or you’re just trying to make some changes. We all do it, even if we don’t realize it.

What Waits in the Woods

It’s a little spooky, kind of scary, makes me never want to camp ever, and wow, I’m glad I read it. 

Roomies

I’ve never been big on “romances” or even “rom-coms” but wow am I addicted to Christina Lauren books right now

Dear Committee Members

I’m a big fan of the idea of satire, but I find myself reluctant to seek it out. When I heard Julie Schumacher on the Folger Library podcast discussing her latest book, The Shakespeare Requirement, though, my interest was peaked.