Book Review: The Shadows by Alex North

You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile--always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Thank you to Macmillan for providing me with an Advanced Reader copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The above… Continue reading Book Review: The Shadows by Alex North

Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

Thank you to Macmillan Publishing who provided me with an Advanced Reader's copy of this book. Originally published in Germany last year, the American edition can be expected October 2020. Lena Beck goes missing fourteen years before the book starts. Her heartbroken parents still hope that she will be found and give them closure on… Continue reading Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

The tale of Rumpelstiltskin is one of my absolute favorites so when I learned that Naomi Novik had written a short story in a collection of retold fairy tales, I hurriedly picked it up and read it. The book was The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by¬†Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe. Then I discovered… Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Upcoming Books: A False Report-A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

I received this book as an Advanced Reader Copy from Penguin Random House. I really enjoyed this book. The subject of rape and rape culture in this country is always a touchy one and most of the time leads to a wide range of emotional reactions. I truly appreciated the organization of this book. Although… Continue reading Upcoming Books: A False Report-A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

Upcoming Books: Eternal Life by Dara Horn

I received an Advanced Reader's Copy of this book from W.W. Norton Publishers. I was excited to read this because of the great reviews I was hearing about it. The premise for this book is that Rachel can't die, but she wants to. After living two thousand years and watching children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, lovers, husbands,… Continue reading Upcoming Books: Eternal Life by Dara Horn

Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

In Baltimore, Maryland, 1944, Tess DeMillo finds herself pregnant and alone. Her only way of escape is to break off her engagement to the love of her life and marry the father of the baby which forces her to leave her hometown and move to Hickory, North Carolina. Married to a complete stranger, she soon… Continue reading Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain