Book Review: The Perfect Family

The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding Thomas and Viv Adler are the envy of their neighbors: attractive, successful, with well-mannered children and a beautifully restored home. Until one morning, when they wake up to find their porch has been pelted with eggs. It’s a prank, Thomas insists; the work of a few out-of-control kids. ButContinue reading “Book Review: The Perfect Family”

July Wrap Up

Can you believe it’s already August? I can’t. It feels like this year is just flying by. I managed to get a few days of vacation in, spent a few nice days in Calgary with Lottie. It wasn’t long or particularly far away, but it was still a nice break. I always forget to postContinue reading “July Wrap Up”

Book Review: Grenade Bouquet

Grenade Bouquets by Lee Matthew Goldberg I had stars in my eyes and I couldn’t see around them… The year is 1995 and my parents have finally allowed me to take the summer to tour in a VW van across the country with my boyfriend Evan and our band. Yes, my dream to be aContinue reading “Book Review: Grenade Bouquet”

WWW Wednesday: July 28 2021

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World Of Words. WWW Wednesday is a quick look and current update in the life of a reader, by answering three simple questions. The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you finish reading recently? What do you think you will read next?Continue reading “WWW Wednesday: July 28 2021”

Book Review: Yours Cheerfully

Yours Cheerfully by A.J. Pearce London, November 1941. Following the departure of the formidable Henrietta Bird from Woman’s Friend magazine, things are looking up for Emmeline Lake as she takes on the challenge of becoming a young wartime advice columnist. Her relationship with boyfriend Charles (now stationed back in the UK) is blossoming, while Emmy’s best friendContinue reading “Book Review: Yours Cheerfully”

Book Review: The Seven Day Switch

The Seven Day Switch by Kelly Harms Celeste Mason is the Pinterest stay-at-home supermom of other mothers’ nightmares. Despite her all-organic, SunButter-loving, free-range kids, her immaculate home, and her volunteering awards, she still has time to relax with a nice glass of pinot at the end of the day. The only thing that ruins itContinue reading “Book Review: The Seven Day Switch”

Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Wife

The Clockmaker’s Wife by Daisy Wood The world is at war. And time is running out… London, 1940. Britain is gripped by the terror of the Blitz, forcing Nell Spelman to flee the capital with her young daughter – leaving behind her husband, Arthur, the clockmaker who keeps Big Ben chiming.  When Arthur disappears, Nell is desperate to find him.Continue reading “Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Wife”

Book Review: And What Can We Offer You Tonight

And What Can We Offer You Tonight – Premee Mohamed In a far future city, where you can fall to a government cull for a single mistake, And What Can We Offer You Tonight tells the story of Jewel, established courtesan in a luxurious House. Jewel’s world is shaken when her friend is murdered byContinue reading “Book Review: And What Can We Offer You Tonight”

Book Review: Rayna’s Sacrifice

Rayna’s Sacrifice by A.D. Lombardo Locked in a battle against the Katori Guardians, Kai, the headstrong Prince of Diu, must fight to claim his birthright, but gaining access to his magic will not be easy. In an epic struggle, he lays everything on the line to gain the power he needs to search for hisContinue reading “Book Review: Rayna’s Sacrifice”

Book Review: I Don’t Belong Here

I Don’t Belong Here by Tayla Jean Grossberg I can see ghosts. Living with this “gift” means I don’t relate to many people. My sister, Juan, does not understand me. My parents, Andrea and Ned, don’t listen, and I don’t have any friends. The only ones I can talk to are my Grandmother May andContinue reading “Book Review: I Don’t Belong Here”