For Your Favorite Foodie | The Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig

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February is almost over, and I’ve only finished three books so far. With the exception of the Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata, which I devoured in two sittings, I find myself trudging through every book I pick up. Take for example the Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig- it’s a relatively short book […]

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A Solid Dose of Nostalgia | The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata

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I’m calling it right now– The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata will be one of the top five books I read during 2017. The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata Released: February 14, 2017 Publisher: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing Add to Goodreads ★★★★☆ Amazon|BAM|B&N Elise Faulkner is more at home in the waters of […]

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An Indie Pub Novel with Potential | Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl by A. Giacomi

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I’m going to start this post with an instant mood killer: This is not the review I wanted to write. I wanted to love this novel. I really did. And here’s the thing, at the very root of it, Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl by A. Giacomi is a good story. It’s action packed, it’s thrilling, […]

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A Modern Adaptation of a Gothic Classic | The Turning by Francine Prose

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I am a slow reader. I mean, a slooooooooooow reader. I am also a distracted reader, so the fact that I even maintain a book blog is kind of a feat. Truly! I read about how other bloggers devour entire libraries in a year, and in five years, I could count the number of books […]

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#OHTHEFEELS | The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz

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I used to devour YA Contemporary novels, but the older I become, the harder I am to impress by this once beloved genre. I’ve really struggled over the course of my five years of book blogging to read and enjoy YA Contemporary novels, and at one point, I would have been more than happy to […]

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A Series Starter that Breaks the Cozy Formula | Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

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The Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox is an ambitious, first novel in a cozy mystery series. The author tries so hard to take popular, cozy characteristics that have been written about to death and put a unique spin on them, but the execution is not always successful. The Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery […]

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