Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: August 2020

Review of ‘I Killed Zoe Spanos’, by Kit Frick On the one hand, this book kept me reading way past my bedtime.  I just HAD to know who had killed Zoe Spanos, but also, how all the weird things that were happening were going to be explained.  There was so much happening and presented perfectly—the… Read More Book Review Round-Up: August 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: July 2020

Review of ‘The Speed of Falling Objects’, by Nancy Richardson Unhealthy relationships with parents are never easy to address in normal, regular life.  The pretty insane setting of The Speed of Falling Objects—the tropical forest in which Danny, her reality TV star father, and the filming crew crash landed—did make for a great background, in… Read More Book Review Round-Up: July 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction

Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

About the Author, Sarah Stonich Sarah Stonich been awarded a number of grants, including a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship and a Loft McKnight Fellowship.  Her first novel, There Granite Islands, was translated to eight languages and was short-listed for France’s prestigious Grand Prix de lectrices d’Elle.  Her second novel The Ice Chorus has been… Read More Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

Book Review, Comedy, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Review of ‘No Fixed Address’, by Susan Nielsen (Must-Read) When I read Nickled and Dimed, I remembered thinking that this book should be turned into a movie, a TV show, and a series of books, and that the story of the struggle of the working poor should be shared in a way that will make… Read More Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Review of ‘Catch and Kill’, by Ronan Farrow (Must-Read) A must-read for anyone trying to learn more about the way The System works, trying to understand why so many women who are sexually assaulted or raped never report it, and how some people are able to cling to power despite being terrible people.  Ronan Farrow’s… Read More Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Book Review, Review

Book Review Round-Up: April 2020

Review of ‘All We Ever Wanted’, by Emily Giffin I’m having a tough time writing this review because I’m feeling all the feels. This story made me so angry–but for all the right reasons.  Rich white male privilege made life a living hell for a bunch of characters–sound familiar? But these are the reads that… Read More Book Review Round-Up: April 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘A Child Lost’, by Michelle Cox

About the Author, Michelle Cox: Michelle Cox is the author of the multiple award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as “Novel Notes of Local Lore,” a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago’s forgotten residents.  She suspects she may have once lived in the 1930s and, having yet to discover a handy time machine lying… Read More Book Review: ‘A Child Lost’, by Michelle Cox

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘The Devil and Dayna Dalton’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘The Devil and Dayna Dalton’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘The Knowing’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘The Knowing’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘Bulwark’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘Bulwark’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}