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 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”

Book Review: The Seven Day Switch

The Seven Day Switch by Kelly Harms Celeste Mason is the Pinterest stay-at-home supermom of other mothers’ nightmares. Despite her all-organic, SunButter-loving, free-range kids, her immaculate home, and her volunteering awards, she still has time to relax with a nice glass of pinot at the end of the day. The only thing that ruins itContinue reading “Book Review: The Seven Day Switch”

Book Review: And What Can We Offer You Tonight

And What Can We Offer You Tonight – Premee Mohamed In a far future city, where you can fall to a government cull for a single mistake, And What Can We Offer You Tonight tells the story of Jewel, established courtesan in a luxurious House. Jewel’s world is shaken when her friend is murdered byContinue reading “Book Review: And What Can We Offer You Tonight”

Book Review: The Edelweiss Sisters

The Edelweiss Sisters by Kate Hewitt 1938, Salzburg. A powerful story of hope, forbidden love, and incredible courage, about three sisters who will risk everything—even their own lives—as part of the resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Austria. Johanna, Birgit and Lotte Eder have always lived quiet lives, working in their father’s clockmaking shop and helping theirContinue reading “Book Review: The Edelweiss Sisters”