Emma In The Night – Review

"We believe what we want to believe. We believe what we need to believe." Emma In The Night blew me away! I read this book in a morning. Devoured would be a more appropriate description because I could not put it down. Emma and her sister Cass go missing on the same night. Three years [...]

The Guineveres – Review

"Stories are like that; they seek to unravel." The Guineveres is a haunting coming of age story told by Vere, one of four Guineveres living in a convent, being raised by nuns. These four girls aren't the only girls there, but they are all Guineveres, and so they form an unspoken bond through their shared [...]

Fitness Junkie – Review

"Sugar is the devil, you know." Janey Sweet finds herself in the midst of a strange midlife crisis. Strange because rather than developing on it's own, her crisis is thrust upon her by her boss and business partner. Over breakfast Beau breaks the news that Janey is fat: the mother of all F*words to Beau, [...]

The Dying Game – Review

"This is where we'll place you when you're dead." These are the words that Anna hopes will lead to her freedom. Anna Francis is a single mother living in a future totalitarian Swedish society. The year is 2037 and the future is bleak. Anna is back at her old job, barely surviving her day to [...]

Alphonse – Review

Before I start this review, I need to warn readers that this book and this review, deals with sensitive issues. Anyone who struggles reading about topics of sexual molestation, sexual abuse and rape should stop reading and be aware that this book deals with these topics. This review will contain spoilers, as I cannot delve [...]

White Bodies – Review

"Sometimes there's a fine line between romantic and sinister." I finished White Bodies yesterday and I am still reeling! The ending is so unexpected, the twist so psychologically deviant, it hits you like a sucker punch. As far as psychological suspense novels go, this is one wild ride! Tilda and Callie are twin sisters. As [...]

The Address – Review

"We all have our own magnificent prisons, even the queen, I'd venture." I love how fitting this quote is for both narrators in The Address. Each woman, separated by a hundred years, is trapped in a prison unique to them. Sara, a woman in the 1880's, running a hotel in England before being hired to [...]

The Readymade Thief – Review

"What do you do when the one true thing in your life turns out to be a lie?" Lee Cuddy is used to being invisible. She isn't seen by her father, who leaves without a goodbye or even a forwarding address. She isn't seen by her mother, who quickly succumbs to her new boyfriends whims [...]

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, [...]

Lying to Children – Review

"Believe me, it's not easy being a dad. It takes love, strength, patience, understanding... and the ability to lie sincerely to impressionable young children about all manners of things, from the existence of Santa Claus to why they can't have a puppy." Lying to Children is a funny novel, set up as a series of [...]