Comfort Me With Apples

Welcome to the beautiful Home Owners Association of Arcadia. So beautiful. So tranquil. So perfect. Okay … so there may be some rules that are questionable… don’t be out after dark… no fences … keep where everyone can see all the way through your house … don’t lock doors … no breaking rules that goContinue reading “Comfort Me With Apples”

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”

Cackle

As Halloween approaches every year, besides the traditional tricks, treats, and crazy hyped up children buzzing around faster than Leatherface’s chainsaw goes, you can count on a few spooky, creepy, nightmarish gems to pop out of my personal favorite genre – the scarefest terrorland of horror. And what cackling lady of broomstick flights and childContinue reading “Cackle”

The Neighbors Secret

This novel sounded like it was going to be spot on. You have a person going around vandalizing things in the neighborhood… there’s Jen who thinks she may just be raising a sociopath, her son Abe, who may just be terrorizing the neighborhood, and you have Lena and Annie… two women drawn together by aContinue reading “The Neighbors Secret”

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”

How Dreams Speak

We all have those dreams that trouble us, linger around, and make us think “what in the world was that all about?” We may share our dream with family or friends in a soft quest to obtaining clarity, or hold it close and simmer with it. This is a great book full of information aboutContinue reading “How Dreams Speak”

The Good Lie

Do you have a taste for a story that will twist and turn you, fool and bend you, and eventually will just blow you out of the water? Well, you are in luck with this twisted thriller right here! First you learn of the Bloody Heart Killer, and all of the gorgeous, male victims heContinue reading “The Good Lie”