MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell

MY DARK VANESSA RWS RATING: 5/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: MARCH 10TH 2020 TW: sexual abuse SYNOPSIS: Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer. 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearningContinue reading “MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell”

Book Review & Meet the Author – DEAR WIFE by Kimberly Belle

DEAR WIFE RWS RATING: 4/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: JUNE 25TH 2019 An odd couple, a missing person, and one big mystery to solve. Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle is a great binge/popcorn read. SYNOPSIS: Beth Murphy is on the run… For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might callContinue reading “Book Review & Meet the Author – DEAR WIFE by Kimberly Belle”

Book Review & Meet the Author – THE MATCHMAKER’S LIST by Sonya Lalli

The dating world is a tricky, tricky place to be. Wrong matches, awful dates, heartbreaks, ghosting – the possibilities are endless! So what if… your grandmother sets you up with some eligible bachelors? Does that sound like a good plan to you? Or would you rather meet someone the old fashion way – no matterContinue reading “Book Review & Meet the Author – THE MATCHMAKER’S LIST by Sonya Lalli”

Book Review & Meet The Author – THE WINTERS by Lisa Gabriele

THE WINTERS RWS RATING: 4/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 16TH 2018   SYNOPSIS A spellbindingly suspenseful new novel set in the moneyed world of the Hamptons, about secrets that refuse to remain buried and consequences that can’t be escaped After a whirlwind romance, a young woman returns to the opulent, secluded Long Island mansion ofContinue reading “Book Review & Meet The Author – THE WINTERS by Lisa Gabriele”

MEET THE AUTHOR – Sonia Faruqi

THE OYSTER THIEF RWS RATING: 3.5/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 2ND 2018 SYNOPSIS “It took her a journey across the ocean to learn what she knew of love and fear and hate, but the essence of it came to her in an instant, as she succumbed to the churning black depths of the deep sea.”Continue reading “MEET THE AUTHOR – Sonia Faruqi”

MEET THE AUTHOR – Angela Dyson

THE LOVE DETECTIVE RWS RATING: 3.5/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 28TH 2018 SYNOPSIS “He’d thought himself the hunter, that I was easy prey but what he hadn’t bargained for, was contending with a woman who hadn’t eaten a square meal in twenty-four hours. I get mean when I’m hungry.” Clarry Pennhaligan, low on ambition butContinue reading “MEET THE AUTHOR – Angela Dyson”

BOOK REVIEW – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE RWS RATING: 4/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: SEPTEMBER 18TH 2018 Imagine waking up in someone else’s body? Imagine reliving the same day over & over? Now, imagine you wake up in a beautiful mansion, in someone else’s body to solve a murder? Would you give up, or would you keepContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton”

BOOK REVIEW – An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

AN UNWANTED GUEST RWS RATING: 4/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: AUGUST 7TH 2018 READ IF YOU LIKE:  And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware A quiet hotel in the midst of Winter, contrasting personalities put together, and murderous events happening over the course of a weekend makes upContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena”

BOOK REVIEW – Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

RATING: 4/5 STARS CANADIAN RELEASE DATE: SEPT 4TH 2018 A heartbreaking read of revenge, justice, and the love of community. Backman’s Us Against You, the sequel to his highly acclaimed Beartown, is so well written, that the characters stay with you forever. Fredrik Backman is known for his novels like A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother SendsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – Us Against You by Fredrik Backman”