Jane Recommends Book Picks for April 2023

Jane Recommends Book Picks for April 2023

April Showers are bringing us glorious books! Bedside Reading is launching our new “poolside” program…We’re recommending books for everyone and placing many of them at fabulous hotels across the North America!

Hotel partners include: Acqualina Resort & Residences, Conrad Los Angeles, Conrad New York Downtown, Conrad New York Midtown, Ritz-Carlton Cleveland, Shangri-La Vancouver, BC, Napa Valley Lodge, Yountville, CA, The Pierre New York,  The Benjamin Royal Sonesta Hotel, NY, and so many others. BedsideReading.com/hotel-partners


The Blue Butterfly by Leslie Johansen Nack – Historical Fiction
The true-life story of Marion Davies’ thirty-four year relationship with William Randolph Hearst including harrowing family excesses and a secret love affair with Charlie Chaplin.

Death in the Cloud by E.J. Simon – Thriller
US nuclear missiles are minutes from Moscow. The only one who can stop them is Alex Nicholas – and he’s been dead for two years.

​​A Delightful Little Book On Aging by Stephanie Raffelock  – Personal Growth/Wellness
This book is an invitation to celebrate whatever age you are with a sense of joy and purpose, and a spirit of gratitude.

The Lost Umbrellas of Lexington by Meredith Newman   –   Children’s
A children’s picture book about a NYC taxicab driver, Mr. Small who collects lost umbrellas left behind in his cab during rainy days. One evening, Mr. and Mrs. Small create a beautiful surprise out of all the lost umbrellas.

Make Your Life A 10 by Stuart A. Lichtman PhD  – Personal Growth
A  practical, easy-to-use guide that teaches you how to communicate with your unconscious mind, overcome blockers (self-defeating unconscious habit patterns), reform your mindset, and get unstuck from negative thinking through motivational anecdotes and easy-to-follow steps.

Honest Answers: Interview and Negotiation Skills to Get to the Truth By Lena Sisco – Personal Management
BECOME A MASTER AT NEGOTIATION AND COMMUNICATION. Never go into an important conversation feeling unheard, unprepared, or uninformed again—apply the proven SISCO method for communication to become a master negotiator, trusted interviewer, and engaging conversationalist.

The Convention of Wives by Debra Green – Fiction
When Dina and Julia first meet they bond over frustrations with their husbands’ demanding schedules. But geography, time, and growing families make maintaining their friendship difficult and their relationship eventually falls apart. One of them is left to wonder why; the other has a secret. But neither of them knows that decisions made by family members decades earlier have set them on a collision course.

Life Is A Series of Unexpected Interruptions by Clark East – Memoir
The untold real-life story of how one bad decision destroyed his multimillionaire lifestyle.  This is his story of the road back from prison to God, faith, and love.  His poor choices ultimately gilded him to discover what is truly important in life.

Cheating Death by Dr. Rand McClain Personal Growth / Wellness
In this golden age of medical discovery, cutting-edge treatments are emerging that increase longevity, stave off disease, and enhance our appearance and quality of life—our “healthspan.” But chances are, these advances are not readily available. Dr. Rand McClain takes a fresh approach to genetics, natural aging, and proactive medical treatments.

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld  – Fiction
A comedy writer thinks she’s sworn off love, until a dreamy pop star flips the script on all her assumptions—a hilarious, observant, and deeply tender novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Eligible, Rodham, and Prep.

Reef Road by Deborah Goodrich Royce  – FIction/Psychological Thriller
When a severed hand washes ashore in the wealthy enclave of Palm Beach, Florida, the lives of two women—a lonely writer obsessed with the unsolved murder of her mother’s best friend and a panicked wife whose husband has disappeared with their children—collide as the world shutters in the pandemic lockdown of 2020.

Karma Under Fire by Love Hudson-Maggio – Romantic Fiction
When an ultra-hip, Indian restauranteur, a beautiful, unattached Atlantan and the desires of two marriage crazed mothers collide during “wedding season” in Delhi, sparks fly and futures change – forever.

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