Category Archives: Book Review

The Fire Child be crazy

The Fire Child by S. K. Tremayne

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 28 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie. But then Jamie’s behavior changes, and Rachel’s perfect…

Not Shrill but awesome

Shrill by Lindy West

Genre: Memoir Publication Date: 17 May 2016 Source: Audible Synopsis from the Publisher: “Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible–like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you–writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered that she was anything but. From a painfully shy childhood in which…

The Wanderers makes you think

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

Genre: Literary Fiction; Science Fiction Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In an age of space exploration, we search to find ourselves. In four years, aerospace giant Prime Space will put the first humans on Mars. Helen Kane, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Sergei Kuznetsov must prove they’re the crew for the historic…

Time to Never Let You Go

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The author of Still Missing targets her readership with a novel that hits all the notes they come to expect from her—and ratchets up the stakes even more. Lindsey Nash has left an abusive relationship and her ex-husband was…

The Wages of Sin are illuminating

The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Sarah Gilchrist has fled London and a troubled past to join the University of Edinburgh’s medical school in 1892, the first year it admits women. She is determined to become a doctor despite the misgivings of her family and…

Tragic Mister Memory

Mister Memory by Marcus Sedgwick

Genre: Mystery; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “In Paris in the year 1899, Marcel Després is arrested for the murder of his wife and transferred to the famous Salpetriere Asylum. And there the story might have stopped. But the doctor assigned to his care soon realizes this is…

Beware The Girl from Rawblood

The Girl from Rawblood by Catriona Ward

Genre: Horror Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Winner of BEST HORROR NOVEL (August Derleth Award) at British Fantasy Awards 2016 For generations the Villarcas have died mysteriously, and young. Now Iris and her father will finally understand why… At the turn of England’s century, as the wind whistles in the…

Bright Air Black is not the Medea story you remember

Bright Air Black by David Vann

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Following the success of Aquarium, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and garnered numerous rave reviews, David Vann transports us to the thirteenth century BC to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s…

Girl in Disguise is all about girl power

Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 21 March 2017 Source: Publisher Synopsis from the Publisher: “Inspired by the real story of investigator Kate Warne, this spirited novel follows the detective’s rise during one of the nation’s times of crisis, bringing to life a fiercely independent woman whose forgotten triumphs helped sway the fate of the country. With no…

Close Enough to Touch and it feels so good

Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley

Genre: Romance; Contemporary; Women’s; Medical Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. Love has no boundaries……