Set in the Italian alps, Flowers Over the Inferno, is fast-paced and chilling. Tuti comes from that region and she brings the fictional town of Traveni, a picturesque village that … Continue reading Flowers Over the Inferno by Ilaria Tuti [Book Review]
Book Review: Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas
Violet Hurst's family is a vortex of toxicity. Nearly everyone is a narcissist, liar, or addict, an abuser an enabler, or some combination. After a drug-fueled night that Violet has … Continue reading Book Review: Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas
Book Review of Mr. Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson
Quite possibly there's no worst feeling than be watched, scrutinized or stalked. Mr. Tender's Girl captures the nightmare of being observed by a group of online "fans." At fourteen, Alice … Continue reading Book Review of Mr. Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson
Book Review: What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan
Rachel deeply regrets letting her eight-year-old run ahead of her while walking in the woods. Ben Finch disappears, leaving almost no clues except his clothing, which was found near a pond. Britain's … Continue reading Book Review: What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan
Book Review: A Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne.
This hypnotic novel tells the story of a house, Mortmain House, located in the Welsh Marches, and the people whose lives intersect with its sad history. Mortmain, means "dead hand," … Continue reading Book Review: A Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne.
Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Bi-racial January has always felt out-of-place and ignored by her beloved father, Julian, who is a field agent for Mr. Locke, head of the New England Archaeological Society. Julian travels … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Book Review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
Set in East Texas, this murder mystery looks at crime through the eyes of Texas Ranger, Darren Matthews. Darren's 9/11, as he calls it, was the murder of an … Continue reading Book Review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke