New in Holiday Fiction | Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

This is not mystery, fantasy, or Sci-Fi, but it's a Shopaholic book and I am willing to break from the norm for a Shopaholic book. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ | Get ready to make a cup of hot cocoa, put on your comfiest PJs, and read the night away with Sophie Kinsella's latest installment in her Shopaholic series… Continue reading New in Holiday Fiction | Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

WWW Wednesdays

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived on Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading: Review will be posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays

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 | The Books of the Dead by Emilia Bernhard

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ | What mystery plot would be better for people who love to read books than a one about a crime in a library? The Books of the Dead, #2 in A Death in Paris Mystery series, is fast-paced, fun, and focused. The setting in Paris, France gives it an international air of mystery as… Continue reading Mystery Book Review | The Books of the Dead by Emilia Bernhard

Mystery Book Review |The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter #ARCAugust

In Stores Today! The Last Widow is a fast-paced adventure, reminiscent of Patricia Cornwall’s Kay Scarpetta series, that doesn't shy away from depicting the harsh realities of the criminally insane and the people that follow them. GBI agent, Will Trent, and medical examiner, Sara Linton, take us on a journey that follows a spiraling line… Continue reading Mystery Book Review |The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter #ARCAugust

An Intriguing Mystery in Underground Chinatown #ARCAugust

Mystery Book Review | Catacombs by Mary Anna Evans In Stores Today! An action-packed thrill ride in a mysterious underground Chinatown, Catacombs delights and regales readers. Another bomb has gone off in Oklahoma City, but it seems that this bomb was only designed to kill one person. Is it a suicide bomber, or did someone… Continue reading An Intriguing Mystery in Underground Chinatown #ARCAugust

Penne Dreadful Is Anything But Dreadful

Mystery Book Review | Penne Dreadful by Catherine Bruns Poisoned Pen Press ▪️ July 30, 2019 ▪️ 416 pages In stores today! Penne Dreadful, a new mystery series by Catherine Bruns, is a full-bodied novel with a spicy finish that leaves you excited for more.  In this emotional opener, the reader meets Theresa Esposito, Tess… Continue reading Penne Dreadful Is Anything But Dreadful

A Classic Heroic Journey for Sci-Fi Lovers

Science Fiction Book Review | Medusa in the Graveyard by Emily Devenport Tor Books ▪️ July 23, 2019 ▪️ 304 pages In stores today! Dear Reader, Medusa in the Graveyard is a grippingly provocative science fiction novel that is hard to put down. Continuing the story of Oichi Angelis and her partner Medusa, we travel… Continue reading A Classic Heroic Journey for Sci-Fi Lovers

A Modern Conclusion to a Classic Fairy Tale

YA Fantasy Book Review| The Return Of King Lillian by Suzie Plakson Pilmsthistle & Co. Publishers ▪️July 9, 2019▪️390 pgs In bookstores today!! Dear Reader, Have you ever wondered what happened after the child declared that the Emperor wore no clothes when no one else dared?  Who was this brave child, and what happened to… Continue reading A Modern Conclusion to a Classic Fairy Tale

YA Fantasy Book Review | The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter

Ink yard Press ▪️ June 25, 2019 ▪️ 544 pgs Dear Reader, From the first sentence of Chapter 1, I was hooked and could not put the book down. The Evil Queen is a masterful, contemporary retelling of The Snow White fairytale (Grimm and Disney) and has appeal to its intended young adult audience as… Continue reading YA Fantasy Book Review | The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter

Mystery May |Book Review| Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke

 Kensington Press · February 2019 · 304 pgs   Dear Reader, 19 years and 26 books show that Joanne Fluke offers a great deal to readers with her Hannah Swensen series. I reviewed her first book, Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder a few months ago and was glad to visit The Cookie Jar once again. What… Continue reading Mystery May |Book Review| Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke

Book Review | A Classic Fantasy Series by a New, Up-and-coming Author

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho Dear reader, I’ve discovered a talented new author for my bookshelves! Zen Cho’s first novel, Sorcerer to the Crown is a magical trip back in time to a Victorian England that is full of magic and mystery. On the novel's darker side, Cho explorers racism and sexism in… Continue reading Book Review | A Classic Fantasy Series by a New, Up-and-coming Author