Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney (2017) Review

Meet Amber, she’s in a coma Why I picked up the book: The tagline (and first “chapter”) did it for me, to be honest. How can you read this: My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore.Continue reading “Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney (2017) Review”

Children Literature: ADHD and Me by Chelsea Radojcic-DiCicco (2021) Review

Beautifully empowering Why I picked up the book: ADHD and Me is a book told through the voice of a child, and that celebrates neurodiversity. We follow eight-year-old Malory as she learns to express herself through art with the help of a wonderful teacher and learns to navigate life with the gentle guidance of herContinue reading “Children Literature: ADHD and Me by Chelsea Radojcic-DiCicco (2021) Review”

The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson (2021) Review

Best game of cat and mouse… and mouse Why I picked up the book: The worst case of DI Angelica Henley’s career has left her hurt and traumatized. At least Peter Olivier – her nemesis dubbed as The Jigsaw Killer, has been caught and put away behind bars. Still dealing with the aftermath of herContinue reading “The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson (2021) Review”

Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering (2021) Review

Life just happens Why I picked up the book: Skye has had everything in her life, money, beauty, brains, friends, but her OCD and past traumas have kept her from finding what she longs, someone to share her life with. When she meets Burke, it feels like her stars have aligned, and their whirlwind romanceContinue reading “Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering (2021) Review”

The Invitation by A.M. Castle (2021) Review

Celebrating Halloween on an isolated island with 12 other people – sounds like a great idea, right? This review contains spoilers. Please do not read “my personal feelings” portion if you haven’t read the book. (or read at your own risk) Why I picked up the book: Rachel knows how to throw a Halloween partyContinue reading “The Invitation by A.M. Castle (2021) Review”

The Perfect Daughter by D.J. Palmer (2021) Review

How far would you go to protect your child? Why I picked up the book: Grace, a mother of two boys, finds a little girl lost and falls in love. She believes that is the daughter she was meant to have. Years later, her dream comes true with the adoption of Penny being finalized. TheContinue reading “The Perfect Daughter by D.J. Palmer (2021) Review”

Her Last Holiday by C. L. Taylor (2021) Review

How far would you go to find someone you love? Why I picked up the book: A few years ago, Jenna went on a retreat that ended in tragedy: She has gone missing. Two people died. Tom, the guru, was charged and convicted for his negligence. When Tom’s sentence has been served, he starts planningContinue reading “Her Last Holiday by C. L. Taylor (2021) Review”

Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman (2021) Review

Sometimes evil is closer than you think Why I picked up the book: Richard is flying high in life – He’s married to Tamara, loving being a parent to her son Elijah, delivering an art curriculum at a local elementary school. But when it rains, it pours – his misfortunes start with the discovery ofContinue reading “Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman (2021) Review”

The Hiding Place by C. J. Tudor (2019) Review

If you had a chance to right your wrongs, would you take it? Why I picked up the book: Because it’s a C. J. Tudor, duh? But seriously, to the synopsis. In The Hiding Place we follow Joe as he returns to his home of Arnhill to settle old scores and find closure from thingsContinue reading “The Hiding Place by C. J. Tudor (2019) Review”

What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton (2021) Review

Some bonds survive death; some secrets don’t. Why I picked up the book: June and May spent every summer in the idyllic and private Avril Island. Until the year their dad disappeared, and they left everything behind, her mom sold the island and they never went back It isn’t until a car accident takes May’sContinue reading “What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton (2021) Review”