VIOLET | S.J.I. Holliday 11.14.2019 | Orenda Books Rating: 5/5 stars Carrie’s best friend was supposed to go with her on an epic round-the-world trip, but ended up injuring her leg in a freak accident, so she has decided to set off alone. Violet has recently split from her boyfriend and is also travelling alone. … Continue reading Book Review: Violet
THE WINTERS | Lisa Gabriele 10.16.2018 | Viking Rating: 5/5 stars A young woman has been swept up in a whirlwind romance that transports her from desolate island life to a secluded mansion in Long Island known as the Asherly Estate. Max Winters is the man that every little girl dreams of as their future … Continue reading Book Review: The Winters
TRACE OF EVIL | Alice Blanchard (Natalie Lockhart #1) 12.03.2019 | Minotaur Books Rating: 4/5 stars Natalie Lockhart grew up destined to be a cop. Her father was on the force, so she grew up with his stories and a love of mysteries. She is now a rookie detective on the Burning Lake police force … Continue reading Book Review: Trace of Evil
Read: Call Me God by Jim Clemente (🎧) The Doll’s House by M.J. Arlidge Anything For You by Saul Black The Outsider by Stephen King The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi (🎧) Dark Pines by Will Dean The Long Call by Ann Cleeves (🎧) The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton … Continue reading November Wrap Up!
THE TURN OF THE KEY | Ruth Ware 08.06.2019 | Gallery/Scout Press Rating: 4/5 stars When Rowan Caine finds an ad for a nanny post offering a generous salary she immediately decides to apply. She has recently lost out on a promotion at her current employer and is looking for a change. Heatherbrae House is … Continue reading Book Review: The Turn of the Key
Real talk: I fell more than a little behind keeping up with my November TBR. How does a good bookworm solve that? By building a massive December TBR of course! I have a huge stack of backlist and recent releases, as well as a few ARCs I want to get through this month. I would … Continue reading December TBR!
RUPTURE | Ragnar Jonasson (Dark Iceland #4) 01.15.2017 | Orenda Rating: 4/5 stars In 1955 two young couples move to the secluded fjord of Hedinsfjordur. This area is uninhabited except for them. Their stay ends abruptly when one of the women dies in a manner that seems to be suicide. Those closest believe these suicidal … Continue reading Book Review: Rupture
SAINT X | Alexis Schaitkin 02.18.2020 | Celadon Books Rating: 2.5/5 stars Claire is just seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears while on family vacation. The Caribbean Island of Saint X is supposed to be an escape from reality for wealthy tourists, not a place of nightmares. Several days pass until the … Continue reading Book Review: Saint X
THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND | Karen Hamilton 03.26.2019 | Graydon House Rating: 4.5/5 stars Juliette loves Nate. She would do anything to be with him. Change her career to be closer to him. Stop in to feed his fish while he is away. Explain to Nate why other girls are simply not good enough for him. … Continue reading Book Review: The Perfect Girlfriend
THE LONG CALL | Ann Cleeves (Two Rivers #1) 09.03.2019 | Minotaur Books Rating: 3.5/5 stars Detective Matthew Venn has just lost his father. He has not been invited to his funeral, as Matthew lost his family the day he decided to leave their strict evangelical community behind. Now a successful detective working in North … Continue reading Book Review: The Long Call