2018 – We have plans!

Last year I sat down around this time, give or take a few days, and started this blog. When I first started, I wasn't exactly sure what this space was going to be. I knew I wanted to explore my writing more, and I wanted to start reviewing books. But I didn't really know what [...]

´╗┐The Heart’s Invisible Furies – Review

"Anything is possible," I said. "But most things are unlikely." The Heart's Invisible Furies is an epic, all-encompassing story spanning the life of Cyril Avery. Cyril is adopted, "not a real Avery", as his adopted parent's Charles and Maude often remind him, growing up in the 1950's in Ireland. Even though his adoptive parent's remind [...]

Beautiful Animals – Review

"Morality was nothing more than paying attention to the chain reaction while not causing another one." Beautiful Animals is simply stunning. This novel is not just thrilling in plot, but beautiful in prose. Osborne writes about the complexity of the human psyche in such a way that the vividness and absolute truth in some sentences [...]

Arena – Review

"This wouldn't be the first time I died." Welcome to the future. The year is 2054. Virtual gaming has swept the world and virtual gamers are the celebrities of the time. And the RAGE tournaments in the Virtual Gaming League are where the worlds best face each other to fight to the death. Digital death, [...]

Woman No. 17 – Review

"You think you know how a story begins, or how it's going to turn out, especially when it's your own. You don't." Lady Daniels needs many things in her life. She needs a break from her husband. She needs to finish her memoir. She needs a nanny. Karl has already moved out, and in order [...]

10 Things I Can See From Here

Living with anxiety is no easy task. First, you have to actually live with anxiety. Then you have to try and help everyone in your life understand what that means. Maeve is a teenage girl living with anxiety. The one person who understands her, and can help her fight through the panic is her mother. [...]