Tag Archives: stand-alone novels

“Found Object” by Anne Frasier – Book Review #NetGalley #FoundObject #BookReview

I’ve been anxious to try this author for a while now, and this novel has convinced me to read more of her work. The writing flowed smoothly and the characters were vividly drawn. While the novel began in Minneapolis, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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“Hungry Hill” by Eileen Patricia Curran – Book Review

I’m always eager to try new authors, and this debut novel did not disappoint. Grace Cavanaugh was a charming character. She was spirited, intelligent, and had a great sense of humour. Her great aunt, eighty-six year old Maggie Reilly, was … Continue reading

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“The Housemaid” by Frieda McFadden – Book Review

If you are in the mood for a compelling, twisty, domestic thriller you need look no further! This is the type of novel that you could easily read in one sitting. It is riveting, and would make an awesome movie. … Continue reading

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“The Winter Guest” by W.C. Ryan – Book Review

“There is an air of desolation about the place.” WWI has recently ended but Ireland is still fighting. A Civil War rages in Ireland, and it is an escalating and bloody battle. The action in this novel takes place after … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 22, 2022 #NewBook #AQuietLife @JoellaWriting #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @ScribnerBooks

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Scribner/Simon & Schuster via Edelweiss and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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“Her Buried Lives” by Katlyn Duncan – Book Review

The old Victorian house located on the outskirts of a small Pennsylvania town leant itself to a creepy vibe and you just knew it was packed full of unsavory family secrets. Though I loved the premise and the setting, I … Continue reading

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“Meredith, Alone” by Claire Alexander – Book Review

I had a fantastic time sharing in Meredith’s apartment life. She was a character that you couldn’t help but root for. This debut novel reminded me quite strongly of “Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine“, but that being said, Meredith Maggs … Continue reading

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“The Highland Girls At War” by Helen Yendall – Book Review

Thoroughly enjoyable as an entertaining historical story, this novel also introduced me to The Women’s Timber Corps. I had of course known about the ‘Land Girls’, but this is the first time I’ve learned about the lumberjills (as opposed to … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 8, 2022 #NewBook #TheHiker @MJFordBooks #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @AvonBooksUK

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Avon Books UK via NetGalley and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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“The White Hare” by Jane Johnson – Book Review

“The White Hare seems to me to be a perfect manifestation for all those things in life we sense but cannot know.” It was a ‘no brainer’ that I would read “The White Hare” as I so thoroughly enjoyed this … Continue reading

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