Book Review: Bly

Bly – Kelsey Ketch I left the United States to find inner peace. Instead, I find myself confronting a malicious ghost. Astyr Salt is a spiritual and emotional empath who moved to England with the intent to forget about a traumatic, supernatural event that occurred during her freshman year of college. However, when she takesContinue reading “Book Review: Bly”

Book Review: The Lies That Shatter

The Lies That Shatter – A.V. Asher They say love never dies… Devastated and lost, Former British Intelligence officer Alec McKinley knows he must move on. Still, he can’t forget the love of his life. The woman he tried so hard to protect and failed. When Alec arrives at the trial that will determine theContinue reading “Book Review: The Lies That Shatter”

Book Review: A Girl From Forever

A Girl From Forever by Yolanda McCarthy synopsis THEY’RE LYING TO YOU. The secretive Forever Institute towers over London. Some say it’s a cult. Others call it mafia. To seventeen-year-old Fern, Forever is simply home, run by the scientists who created her. A home she’s never been allowed to leave. Forever gave Fern everything. AContinue reading “Book Review: A Girl From Forever”

Book Review: Lil’s Bus Trip

Lil’s Bus Trip by Judy Leigh Lil’s Bus Trip is a fun story about a group of people on a bus trip through Europe. Lil and Maggie are in their 80s, Lil’s daughter Cassie is a poet with a banjo, and they are accompanied by a mini bus filled with an array of people andContinue reading “Book Review: Lil’s Bus Trip”

August Wrap Up

August turned out to be a very slow reading month for me. I went into it with plans to read a lot, but plans changed, the kiddo and I moved to a new apartment, and therefore August was eaten up by packing, moving and unpacking. Not a lot of time left over for reading. ButContinue reading “August Wrap Up”

Book Review: Whisper Cottage

Whisper Cottage – Anne Wyn Clark How well do you know the woman next door? When Stina and Jack move to an old rural cottage, they’re hoping for a fresh start. Their new home is run-down compared to their neighbour’s, but generous Mrs Barley quickly becomes a friend.   Until Stina sees a mysterious figure inContinue reading “Book Review: Whisper Cottage”

The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story

The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter Alice’s world is falling apart. Her parents are getting a divorce, and they’ve cancelled their yearly cottage trip — the one thing that gets Alice through the school year. Instead, Alice and her mom are heading to some small town where Alice’s mom will be a live-inContinue reading “The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story”

Book Review: The Willing

The Willing by Lindsay Lees In less than a year, fifteen-year-old Gypsy Capone will be considered a woman in Ovoidia, a “utopian” city-state where every woman can be approached for immediate sex by any man, where curving architecture adds weird whimsy, sporks are the only cutlery, and true intimacy between the genders is a signContinue reading “Book Review: The Willing”

Book Review: The Perfect Family

The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding Thomas and Viv Adler are the envy of their neighbors: attractive, successful, with well-mannered children and a beautifully restored home. Until one morning, when they wake up to find their porch has been pelted with eggs. It’s a prank, Thomas insists; the work of a few out-of-control kids. ButContinue reading “Book Review: The Perfect Family”

July Wrap Up

Can you believe it’s already August? I can’t. It feels like this year is just flying by. I managed to get a few days of vacation in, spent a few nice days in Calgary with Lottie. It wasn’t long or particularly far away, but it was still a nice break. I always forget to postContinue reading “July Wrap Up”