WINTERKILL | Ragnar Jónasson (Dark Iceland #6) 1.21.21 | Orenda Books Rating: 4/5 stars The body of a nineteen-year-old girl has been found on the main street of Siglufjörður. Police Inspector Ari Thór sets out to investigate if the girl’s death is the result of a suicide or homocide. The hunt is on as the … Continue reading Blog Tour: Winterkill
If you thought 2021 would change for the way I make my TMR stacks each month, you were wrong! New year, same me piling up a massive stack of maybes! This year I’m continuing reading one King a month with my #keeperofking crew and one true crime book a month with #bookishtruecrime. New this year I’ll be participating … Continue reading January TBR!
WHITEOUT | Ragnar Jonasson (Dark Iceland #5) 09.01.2017 | Orenda Books Rating: 4.5/5 stars Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of a deserted Icelandic village. Did she jump or did something more sinister happen? Winter is quickly closing in on this remote rocky outcrop and the suspects are … Continue reading Book Review: Whiteout
Read: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Secret Santa by Andrew Shaffer Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie Song of Susannah by Stephen King () White Ivy by Susie Yang () Krampus by Brom The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie 'Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay Ghosts of Christmas Past … Continue reading December Wrap Up!
HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD | Robert Kolker 04.07.2020 | Doubleday Books Rating: 5/5 stars The Galvin’s, a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, became science’s great hope in the quest to understand the disease. On the outside Don and Mimi Galvin appear to be living the American dream. Residing in … Continue reading Book Review: Hidden Valley Road
The time has finally come! No surprise to anyone, I couldn't narrow down my favorite reads to a top ten. I present you with my top 15 reads and my 10 honorable mentions! I should also point out I won't be ranking these because that's way too hard! Instead, I'll give you my top 3 … Continue reading Favorite 2020 Reads
THEME MUSIC | T. Marie Vandelly 07.23.2019 | Dutton Books Rating: 5/5 stars Dixie Wheeler’s life is defined by her past. She has carried the trauma and stigma associated with her family for decades. Dixie is “Baby Blue”, the lone survivor of her father’s murderous rage that left her mother and brothers butchered. Twenty-five years … Continue reading Book Review: Theme Music
HOLIDAY MINI REVIEWS PT. 2 KRAMPUS: THE YULE LORD by Brom: In a small hollow in Boone County, West Virginia, struggling songwriter Jesse Walker is about to have his life change before his eyes. Christmas Eve is supposed to be a time spent with loved ones, however, Jesse has recently separated from his wife. He … Continue reading Holiday Mini Reviews Pt. 2: Krampus & Ghosts of Christmas Past
TAKE IT BACK | Kia Abdullah 06.2020 (12.2020 in US) | HQ Rating: 5/5 stars The Victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by her alcoholic mother. She has accused her classmates of rape. The Defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from immigrant families. All tell the same story. Someone is lying. TAKE IT BACK … Continue reading Book Review: Take It Back
HOLIDAY MINI REVIEWS PT. 1 THE LIGHTS by Carrie Pack: Molly Monroe and her family have gone out to enjoy the town’s Festival of Lights along with her girlfriend Chelsea. As the lights go on, the town’s children start to act strangely, especially Molly’s brother, Roger. When the Monroe’s next door neighbors are killed in … Continue reading Holiday Mini Reviews Pt. 1: The Lights & ‘Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas