Category: Book review

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

June 8, 2017 Book review 33 ★★★½

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins is book that dividing my Goodreads friends into 2 camps.  Team-loving-it, and Team-abandoning-it-quickly.  And I relate to both! Thoughts on Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Yes all the points of view confused and annoyed me, but it’s worth paddling on through the various perspectives…. Read more »

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

June 5, 2017 Book review 28 ★★★½

My head is melted trying to decide a rating for The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein. I’m so torn. A part of me loves the characters and the atmosphere.  The other part of me laments the lack of pace, and the overly detailed descriptions. First Line of The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth… Read more »

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

June 2, 2017 Book review 6 ★★★★

One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley is a deceptively twisty book, which I raced though eager to puzzle it all out.  And of course I was racing against the mind of Claire Boyle, the detective sergeant whose mind was also racing and her sleuthing skills quickly outpaced me.  I loved… Read more »

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

May 31, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★

I devoured The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis with an ominous sense of dread. I couldn’t guess if we were dealing with an unreliable narrator, vengeful family members, a huge red herring of a disappearance, or just your average random psychopath. So as you can imagine I was flipping pages rapidly… Read more »

Book Review: Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton

Book Review: Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton

May 29, 2017 Book review 3 ★★★★

Two very, very different women star in Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton. Both have suffered through miserable childhoods. One fell in love with her neighbour, the other fell in love with her career. And now they meet, after a shocking moment of violence that ricochets through both their lives, and… Read more »

Book Review : Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis

Book Review : Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis

May 10, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★

Friendship goals, relationship goals, wardrobe goals and career goals; that’s what every Aven Ellis book I’ve ever read feels like to me. First Line of Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis “I stare at the blinking cursor on my cell phone.” My Thoughts on Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis I could just give… Read more »

Book Review :  The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

Book Review : The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

May 8, 2017 Book review 14 ★★★★½

Do you like contemporary fiction and historical fiction? Well if so, you are in for a treat with The Hourglass by Tracy Rees, as it mixes both together flawlessly. Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I list the assets and liabilities of a book (as I see… Read more »