Catherine House

Today’s book review is of Elisabeth Thomas’s debut novel Catherine House. I read this novel as an e-book, and the cover is so lovely and I liked the story so much that I am going to be buying a physical book for my collection. I don’t care if I there isn’t enough room on myContinue reading “Catherine House”

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Coraline tells the story of a young girl named Coraline – adamantly not Caroline; people just can’t seem to get her name right! Coraline Jones, along with her mother and father, move into an old, large house that’s been refurbished into apartments. The one next to the Jones’ apartment is empty, and theContinue reading “Coraline by Neil Gaiman”

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Can you tell I’m on a Ruth Ware kick? The first Ruth Ware novel I read was The Death of Mrs. Westaway, then In a Dark, Dark Wood, followed by The Woman in Cabin 10, and finally The Turn of the Key. Ware’s books present just the right amount of description without being mundane, andContinue reading “The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware”

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Secrets and lies come together quite swimmingly in this chilling tale. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware is a suspenseful mystery about a woman named Lo Blacklock, a journalist who ends up with passage on a brand-new, sleek 10-cabin luxury liner called the Aurora. Right away, Lo is thrown off when she borrowsContinue reading “The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware”

Malice by Heather Walter

Malice by Heather Walter is the fairytale story of Aurora, Sleeping Princess, spun on its head once again. Seriously, though, the history of Sleeping Beauty is kind of a whirlwind. Alyce – who her Grace sisters unaffectionately call Malyce – is the Dark Grace, part human, part Vila. The other Graces serve up blood elixirsContinue reading “Malice by Heather Walter”

Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie

Fifty Words for Rain is at once achingly sad and poetically beautiful. I love a heart-wrenching plot and complex characters, and Asha Lemmie delivers in one sweep with her debut novel. Prepare to get lost in the range of emotions you’ll feel at every turn. Whether it’s friendship, siblinghood, parenthood, hope, or survival, there isContinue reading “Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie”

Vicious by V. E. Schwab

Vicious tells the story of Victor and Eli: college buddies, roommates, handsome and intelligent, and striving for excellence. And it presents an ultimate question – What will you do to be a hero? Victor and Eli are ambitious. Their experiments in near-death experiences lead them down a path of no return. Will they go beyondContinue reading “Vicious by V. E. Schwab”

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

Are you a fan of dating apps? Has internet dating become your bff during covid? The Right Swipe might restore your faith in the dating app scene. The Right Swipe was in a stack of pink books I picked up at Target. Pink and I were a vibe that day. My love life has beenContinue reading “The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai”

Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork

Winter is approaching quickly! The last part of 2020 seems to be flying by and the holiday season is almost upon us. The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork is a perfect addition to this winter’s TBR. It’s a music-laden and intriguing twist on the nutcracker story. I was going to wait until December toContinue reading “Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork”