Fiction · Magical Realism · Mystery/Thriller · Religious · Suspense

The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

My Rating: 4/5 stars This book came to me one (VERY) early morning in a podcast, CBC’s The Next Chapter.  It was the weekend, it was 6am, and by some abonimable act of nature, I was wide awake.  Lovely. So what does one do in that situation?  They listen to bookish podcasts of course.  Not only… Continue reading The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

Fiction · Realistic Fiction · Suspense

**Spotlight Tour** Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

I am so excited to participate in my first Spotlight Tour!  Recently, I reviewed Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan.  For this tour, I have written a new post for more information on this fantastic read.  Peruse book information and my thoughts below, then click on the link underneath to participate in an amazing GIVEAWAY!… Continue reading **Spotlight Tour** Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

Escapist · Family · Fiction · Realistic Fiction · Romance

Among the Lemon Trees by Nadia Marks

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Date: January 2017 My Rating: 4/5 I’d like to thank Macmillan publishing via Netgalley for providing me with a free copy of this book for review purposes  Much appreciated! Love is the single biggest inspiration in popular culture.  Literature, theatre, art, movies, television…there is no shortage of human fascination with the condition.… Continue reading Among the Lemon Trees by Nadia Marks

Fiction · Mystery/Thriller · Realistic Fiction · Suspense

Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

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

African American · Family · Fiction · Magical Realism

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jessmyn Ward

    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

Fiction · Horror · Mystery/Thriller · Suspense

The White Road by Sarah Lotz

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

Crime · Fable · Family · Fiction

Rose and Poe by Jack Todd

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