Date Published: June 6, 2017 Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark My Rating: 4/5 stars * Thank you to Sourcebooks Landmark via Netgalley for a free digital copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Julie can’t shake the memories of her best friend Reba. The good times they had together…and the night she killed her.… Continue reading Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan
Date Published: September 2017 Publisher: Simon and Schuster My Rating: 5/5 stars * I would like to thank Simon and Schuster via Netgalley for a free digital copy of this book to review. With dazzling, earthy visual imagery and lilting prose, Jessmyn Ward has created a magical, intricate vision of family bonds and buried… Continue reading Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jessmyn Ward
Date Published: November 15, 2016 Publisher: Speigel and Grau My Rating: 5/5 stars So it seems that spring has finally found its way to Saskatchewan! Lazy Mother Nature has finally flipped the seasonal switch and graciously granted us some beautiful weather! Currently, I am sitting outside in the sunshine writing this post and I couldn’t… Continue reading Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Publisher: Mullholland Books Date Published: May 30, 2017 My Rating: 4/5 stars I would like to thank Mullholland Books via Netgalley for providing me with a free digital copy of this book to review. You know what’s scarier than your average ghost story? A ghost story that’s set deep in the squalid bowels of the Earth, rocks closing… Continue reading The White Road by Sarah Lotz
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Publisher: ECW Press Date Published: October 17. 2017 My Rating: 4/5 stars * Thank you to ECW Press and Goodreads for the advanced copy that made this review possible! In this reimagining of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Jack Todd has provided us with a novel about the power of immeasurable love and the frightening consequences of ignorance. Poe was… Continue reading Rose and Poe by Jack Todd
What makes a great book? This is the question that Andy Miller needed to ponder as he set off on a quest (be it brave or foolish) to spend a year reading all of the the “Great Books” he always pretended to have read. For him, even though he liked his job and loved his… Continue reading The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life by Andy Miller (And my own personal “List of Betterment”)