A Spindle Splintered

Have you ever had a book come along at the right time and just sweep you away to a place where not only are your troubles forgotten for awhile, but you feel better about them once finishing the final sentence before? If you haven’t, THIS IS YOUR BOOK!! Sleeping beauty as a tale has beenContinue reading “A Spindle Splintered”

The Lighthouse Witches

Family. Accusations. Mock trials. Abused. Blood. Fire. Curses. Love. If you love witches, witch trials, an atmospheric time period with a dueling timeline, and a hauntingly beautiful story, well this is the book for you. Told between 1998 and 2020 alternating people and timelines, this witch tale brings about the whole realization that the past,Continue reading “The Lighthouse Witches”

China Room

This is definitely an emotionally charged and heartbreaking novel that reads so fast, you’ll be sad that it’s over. I can see why Sunjeev Sahota is on the Booker Prize List for 2021. Having a dual timeline in 1929 and 1999, Sahota weaves a tale he’s pulled from his family history masterfully, and blended itContinue reading “China Room”

Rock, Paper, Scissors

This was a whirlwind… up all night reading experience … as I’ve closed the cover of the book I am once again in awe of Alice Feeney’s storytelling abilities. This was such a fast and fun read … unreliable narrators… red herrings … and a twisted ending that only Feeney could ROCK… I truly wasContinue reading “Rock, Paper, Scissors”

The Haunting of Leigh Harker

If we are all honest with ourselves, who isn’t afraid of the dark? That tap, tap, tap that you hear… just the house settling, or is that the slow tap of shoe meeting flooring? The weight of the tap unfamiliar to any you’ve heard before. Reaching slowly for the light switch… the soft click soundingContinue reading “The Haunting of Leigh Harker”

Shiner

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE a novel that the opening pages have been so well written, are so captivating, that you are instantly transported to those late summer nights, sitting around a bonfire, wrapped in a soft blanket and silky words, told by your grandma that instantly transport you another timeContinue reading “Shiner”

DO YOU WANT TO PLAY A GAME??

Do you happen to notice patterns in seemingly unrelated things? Keep waking up from your sleep feeling breathless, and like something almost had it’s smoky, evil, soul crushing hands around your neck? Do you believe in the possibility of existing in a multiverse? Let me start by saying that I was so excited to receiveContinue reading “DO YOU WANT TO PLAY A GAME??”

The Push

They scream. They bite. They push. They cry. They throw things. No, I’m not talking about your spouse or your significant other. I’m talking about the bad side of your kids. Have you ever sat there pulling your hair out and thought, “I really am at my wits end with this kid!” Your patience testedContinue reading “The Push”

An Anonymous Girl

The next time you consider signing up for a research study, you might want to think twice—and, in my opinion, you will after reading this book! You’re Invited: Seeking women aged 18 to 32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality conducted by a preeminent NYC psychiatrist. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. Call forContinue reading “An Anonymous Girl”

The Line That Held Us

Darl Moody is just a regular guy trying to fill his freezer with deer meat before winter comes. When he’s sure he has seen a colossal buck roaming another man’s land, he needs to find it. He knows that poaching is wrong, and he knows it’s even worse when you’re hunting off the land ofContinue reading “The Line That Held Us”