REVIEW: Lucky Turtle

Cindra is a teenage girl who gets herself, caught up in a bad situation. Since she is white with no priors, she is offered the opportunity to go to a behavioral modification camp in Montana rather than serve jail time. Quite quickly she is a fish out of water, but she finds refuge in oneContinue reading “REVIEW: Lucky Turtle”

REVIEW: The Garden of Lost Secrets

WWII had an impact on so many people’s lives. Stasia is a young girl from Rotterdam who visits her grandparents’ farm in France for the summer. While there she meets a young man and they form a friendship that leads to young love. When the war breaks out we follow them both, Nicolas goes offContinue reading “REVIEW: The Garden of Lost Secrets”

REVIEW: French Holiday

Merry’s best friend is marrying her sister, that sounds like a dream come true, if only she weren’t in love with him herself. After years of pining away for him, her sister, who has stolen everything she loves all of her life, has taken him as well. She decides to go to a French chateau ownedContinue reading “REVIEW: French Holiday”

Pub Day REVIEW: Killing Moon

Harry Hole is a disgraced detective drinking himself to death exiled from Norway to LA. He tries to help a friend and gets himself caught up in scrape that sends him straight back to Oslo. There he is hired for a big fee to solve some murders being pinned on a rich bigwig. Along theContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: Killing Moon”

REVIEW: Drowning

Another pulse pounding airplane thriller from TJ Newman. No way I could resist this one. Once again the audiobook is read by Steven Weber and I am here for it! Our unsuspecting passengers are departing Hawaii when tragedy strikes and the plane is about to be ditched. From the jump there are harrowing decisions andContinue reading “REVIEW: Drowning”

REVIEW: Fourth Wing

🚨 Unpopular opinion ahead 🚨 Ooof another bookstagram darling that I think is just a meh. I found the first two thirds of this one to be really slow and dull. Then it turned into porn. Finally, the last 20% had some good battles and dragon action. I know the ending was supposed to beContinue reading “REVIEW: Fourth Wing”

REVIEW: In the Lives of Puppets

So, I thought I was not a fan of TJ Klune’s writing, I DNFed The House in the Cerulean Sea. Cozy, feel good books with little plot do nothing for me. But Fairyloot saw fit to drop this at my door. My first inclination was to plot it online for sale. But those pretty pages said, ‘justContinue reading “REVIEW: In the Lives of Puppets”

Pub Day REVIEW: The Final Party

Ness is turning 40. She and her husband have invited their two closest couple friends on holiday in Sorrento with them. They are there to celebrate, but they are also there to settle an old score. This group has secrets and they are threatening to come out. Whew, these are the most complex group ofContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: The Final Party”

REVIEW: The Golden Spoon

Great British Bakeoff Murder Mystery?  Yeah, it’s as good as it sounds. It’s got all the baking drama you’d hope for as well as some fun, complex characters. The book starts off with a murder and we are then thrown back to when the competition started to meet our 6 bakers and the two hosts. AsContinue reading “REVIEW: The Golden Spoon”

Pub Day REVIEW: The Chateau

Darcy and her three best friends are on holiday in France staying at her grandmother’s chateau. Her grandmother is quite old and has asked them to gather one last time. She has a message for each of them. But before she can deliver it, she is brutally murdered in her bed. The girls are leftContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: The Chateau”