New in Mystery | The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Goodread's Best Myserty/Thriller of 2019 nominee ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ | The Family Upstairs is a masterpiece among psychological thrillers that you will not be able to put down until you reach the last page. You will delight in its twist and turns, as it leaves you utterly and totally gobsmacked. What I Like About The Family Upstairs… Continue reading New in Mystery | The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Mystery Book Review | Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Little, Brown & Co. ∙ June 25, 2019 ∙ 400 pgs Dear Reader, How would Dashiell Hammett’s books read if he had been British instead of American?  They would have read much like Kate Atkinson’s newest novel, Big Sky.  The book delights and entertains with its clean, unique prose, unrestrained eloquence, and remarkably haunted characters. … Continue reading Mystery Book Review | Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Mystery May | Book Review|The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt · March 2019 · 338 pgs   Dear Reader, I have mentioned before that one thing I look at in mystery books is how hard or easy is it to figure out who did it.  If it is too hard, that typically means there just wasn't enough clues, and if it is… Continue reading Mystery May | Book Review|The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

Fantasy Book Review | The True Queen by Zen Cho

  Dear Reader, I reviewed Cho's very first novel a few weeks ago - Sorcerer to the Crown and I was very impressed by it.  This second book in the series lacks some of the qualities that I loved about the first book but is well worth reading. What I Like About The BookCho is a… Continue reading Fantasy Book Review | The True Queen by Zen Cho

Book Review | Endearingly Frustrating Characters are Kinsella’s Specialty

Dear Reader, If you have ever read a Sophie Kinsella novel then you know how character driven they are. From her use of first person limited voice to her theme of personal growth, the novels are the main character. I usually limit my book reviews to mystery and fantasy genre but I have enjoyed Kinsella… Continue reading Book Review | Endearingly Frustrating Characters are Kinsella’s Specialty