Category Archives: Book Reviews

“The Last To Vanish” by Megan Miranda – Book Review

This is my second novel from the pen of Megan Miranda and both are consistently good thrillers. “The Last To Vanish” was an immersive and creepy thriller albeit a slow-paced one. The protagonist, Abby Lovett has spent the last decade … Continue reading

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“Letting In Light” by Emma Davies – Book Review

“It’s not only windows that let in the light.” If you are in the mood for a book that is comforting and hopeful then look no further. Rowan Hill was idyllic and its occupants were vividly rendered. Set in Shropshire, … Continue reading

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“Night Shadows” by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir – Book Review

Night Shadows is the third novel in the FORBIDDEN ICELAND series The Icelandic Police team of criminal investigators include: Hörður Höskuldsson – leader of the Akranes Criminal Investigation Division. With many local connections, he is in charge of the entire … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” by Gabrielle Zevin – Book Review

“True collaborators in this life are rare.” I chose this book on the author’s name alone because I loved her novel “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry“. This one was completely different in every way but I loved it just … Continue reading

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“The It Girl” by Ruth Ware – Book Review

Six university friends: Hannah Jones – from a middle class background, is thrilled to be studying literature at the infamous Oxford University. April Clarke-Cliveden – beautiful, wealthy, popular, stylish, a gifted actress, and prone to practical jokes. The type of … Continue reading

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“The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick – Book Review

“It’s in those small moments, the ones that pass very quickly and don’t give a person any time to think, that true character is revealed.” Kay Whitaker is twelve years old, dirt poor, fidgety, rebellious, and a chatterbox. She lives … Continue reading

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“The Birdcage” by Eve Chase – Book Review

“The past lives on like the wrong tense in a Word document, constantly underlined, needing to be addressed.” “When there are three half sisters and three rivaling mothers with some overlap, it’s complicated.” “We didn’t look related – mismatching dolls … Continue reading

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“In Bitter Chill” by Sarah Ward – Book Review

DC Connie Childs – is a policewoman with a tiny stature but with an attitude that more than makes up for it. She knows the Derbyshire area well because it is her home county. She works with her instincts and … Continue reading

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“We Watch You” by NS Ford – Book Review

Four friends since childhood who are now in their early thirties: Tina Jameson – has suicidal thoughts and suffers from debilitating depression. It all stemmed from an event in her teens when her three closest friends turned against her… We … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – June 28, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheMarshQueen @virginiahartmn @GalleryBooks @simonschuster

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday June 28, 2022 I … Continue reading

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