Book Review: This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

Six months ago, while still mourning the loss of their mom, Natalie’s sister Kit decided to go to Wisewood. Natalie hasn’t seen or heard from Kit since then. One night Natalie gets an email from a Wisewood account that says only, “Would you like to come tell your sister what you did—or should we?” Although […]

Book Review: Midlife Bites by Jen Mann

How have I gone this long without having Jen Mann in my life? Several months ago I saw a book entitled Midlife Bites on Netgalley. As someone who is in that particular time of life—and has discovered it can indeed bite—I requested it immediately. Admittedly I sometimes request ARCs based on title alone only to […]

Book Review: Little Souls by Sandra Dallas

Little Souls by Sandra Dallas is a historical novel set in Denver, Colorado in 1918. It starts off strong as the main character Lucretia, or Lutie, as she’s called is walking home from her job. She comes across a small crowd gathered around a soldier, watching as the poor man dies from Spanish Flu. Hurrying home, […]

Sneak Peek Review: Gilded by Marissa Meyer

We all know Marissa Meyer is the master of the fairytale retellings. Well, she’s back at it—this time with a retelling of Rumpelstiltskin. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the first ten chapters and this is what I can tell you about it. Serilda is an eighteen-year-old girl who lives with […]

A (Finally) Completed Novel and an Interview

I know. It’s been so long since I’ve done much more than drop a book review here, but I have a reason for it! I have been working hard and finally submitted The War of Myths and Mortals to my publisher. It’s been such a major undertaking and it is a HUGE book compared to […]

Keeper Confession

I have a confession: I’m a keeper. I keep everything. At some point in my formative years someone must have told me how important it is to keep things “in case you ever need it”. Since then, I’ve diligently squirreled away paperwork and other items. Inspired to minimize the amount of paperwork, several weeks ago […]

Book Review: Falling by T.J. Newman

Falling is one of those action-packed thrillers that manages to masterfully pull you right into the story and then holds your attention all the way to the end. This debut novel, by real-life flight attendant T. J. Newman, certainly lives up to the hype. Captain Bill Hoffman is called by his boss to captain an […]

Book Review: After You Died by Dea Poirier

Asher has just been found guilty of a crime he doesn’t remember committing. All he knows is he woke up covered in his girlfriend’s blood and now, with his fathers “help” he’s been sentenced to five years in the most terrifying reform school in Florida. But even the psychiatrist at the Dozier Reform School can’t […]