REVIEW: Tender is the Flesh

We made it to the weekend y’all! Are you looking for a book that will make you super uncomfortable? Dystopian and super creepy? I mean 2021 hasn’t been crazy enough yet, right? —————————— “I don’t get why a person’s smile is considered attractive. When someone smiles they are showing off their skeleton.” ———————————- This bookContinue reading “REVIEW: Tender is the Flesh”

ARC Review – If I Disappear

If you love a twisty story full of panic and lots of likely suspects then this is a must read. Written in mostly as a first person sort of diary / letter stream of consciousness to the person that is missing, this one is a quick read. There is a ton of anxiety and panicContinue reading “ARC Review – If I Disappear”

REVIEW: Dark Tides

Holy time jumps, Batman. Dark Tides picks up with Alinor, Alys and Rob twenty years after we last left them. They have had many changes to their circumstances. Alinor has never recovered from her dunking and Alys is now our strong female lead running both of their businesses. Her two children are adults and tryingContinue reading “REVIEW: Dark Tides”

Review: Her Motherโ€™s Grave

This was my first Josie Quinn novel, but it definitely won’t be my last. Josie is the chief of police of a small town and in the course of investigating the discovery of skeletal remains, she realizes she may have a connection to the victim. Rather than recusing herself immediately, she dives in and triesContinue reading “Review: Her Motherโ€™s Grave”

MLK Day

“It’s like I’m trying to climb a mountain, but I’ve got one fool trying to shove me down so I won’t be on his level, and another fool tugging at my leg, trying to pull me to the ground he refuses to leave.” ———————————————- In honor of Martin Luther King day, do yourself a favorContinue reading “MLK Day”

Review: Big Lies in a Small Town

For most of my reads I am focused on connecting with a character or finding an experience that resonates with me or at least one that sparks some passion in me. Big Lies in a Small Town did none of that for me and yet I still really enjoyed the read.ย  I signed up forContinue reading “Review: Big Lies in a Small Town”

REVIEW: Binti

Binti is a fabulous sci-fi novella that felt like Ray Bradbury visited Wakanda. Binti is a strong female heroine who is trying to figure out who she is in the universe. Is she the dutiful daughter with her parent’s genius mathematical skills destined to take over the family business? Is she an earth-devoted member ofContinue reading “REVIEW: Binti”

๐Ÿ’ HOCKEY IS BACK!! ๐Ÿ’ and Review: Willie

I am a huge Bruins fan and there are many names that resonate with fans in Boston: Orr, Borque, Neely, Chara. But the one that should resonate with everyone across the league is O’Ree. Willie is the Jackie Robinson of the NHL, the first black player to take to the ice in a professional game.Continue reading “๐Ÿ’ HOCKEY IS BACK!! ๐Ÿ’ and Review: Willie”

Review & Pub Day – The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry

โ€œThis wasnโ€™t at all like her ordinary lackadaisical gallops with old friends or perfect strangers. This felt like being a page of old newspaper caught up in a sudden gust of wind.โ€ โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” If you read the synopsis for The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry, you might think that itโ€™s a simple sapphic love storyContinue reading “Review & Pub Day – The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry”

Review: Walking with Ghosts & Happy Almost Pub Day!

I adore Gabriel Byrne’s acting work, with one of my favorites being In Treatment, this recounting of his life helped me see why he was so great in that role. He is a man who has lived through a lot and has dealt with some of the heavier parts of life. He holds nothing back.Continue reading “Review: Walking with Ghosts & Happy Almost Pub Day!”