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 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”

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”

MEET THE AUTHOR – Sara Blaedel

Detective Louise Rick at your service… A world of missing persons, murders, and dangerous secrets come to play in Sara Blaedel’s novels with Detective Louise Rick at the centre of it all.  Sara Blaedel is well known for her famous #1 international best selling detective series, featuring the character Louise Rick – originally a rookieContinue reading “MEET THE AUTHOR – Sara Blaedel”


Orange leaves, the smell of cinnamon & pumpkin, crisp cool mornings, warm lattes… sorry, am I getting ahead of myself here, or is anybody else excited for Fall to begin?! With just a few weeks left of summer, I’ve decided to pick my top five reads that I’ve read during the sunny, hot days! IContinue reading “TOP FIVE MUST READS OF SUMMER 2018”

BOOK REVIEW – The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

A man comes up to you and tells you that everything is “going to be okay”. That, “none of what is about to happen is your fault”. Do you run? Or do you fight? Paul Tremblay is known for his novels like A Head Full of Ghosts, and Disappearance at Devil’s Rock. His novels featureContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay”

BOOK REVIEW – All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire

ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS RATING: 4/5 STARS RELEASE DATE: May 29th 2018 Do you remember your first love? That rushing feeling you get when you meet someone who understands everything about you, and is willing to support you through anything? All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire was a sweet story about young love, tenderness,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW – All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire”