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"That's how privileged people think: Lie unless you know that you can't get away with lying." Meet Joe. Joe works in a bookstore. Joe believes in love at first sight. He believes that love takes work. And Joe is willing to put in the work. So when an aspiring writer comes into his store and [...]

Instagram GIVEAWAY

It's that sad time of year when our feelings are all jumbled in a mess of confusion. Summer is ending which means relief from the long, hot days. But, with relief, comes other not so relieving things. Like shorter days, school, much colder weather. The stress of holidays and snow... You get it. We're both [...]

I’m crazy… for the latest Paper Obscura box!

It's probably complete coincidence, but did anyone else notice that we left last month's Paper Obscura box devastated in California... And now we're crazy in Cali?! I think there's some sort of evil genius afoot in their planning division... Or maybe I'm just delusional and paranoid. Like this month's box! When the Maker Card asks [...]

Our Little Secret – Review

"The police want to know if I'm in love with him, and they ask it like it's the simplest explanation rather than the most complicated." First love is intoxicating. Exhilarating. It's passionate, consuming, all-encompassing. We never forget our first loves. But what happens they won't forget you? Angela was friends with HP before she loved [...]

The Elizas – Review

"A different person might have let this go. You could say I chase strife and welcome complication." Eliza Fontaine is no stranger to drama. She's always had a flair for the melodramatic. But her most extreme acts were caused by a brain tumor. Resulting in extreme paranoia and multiple drowning attempts. After a life saving [...]

The Wife Between Us – Review

"Assume nothing." The Wife Between Us warns us on the very cover to assume nothing. It tells us explicitly to expect a ride where we can't see the road ahead. It tells us, and still, the assumptions came. Still I tried to see. There are three people involved in this book: Richard, his ex-wife and [...]

Exquisite – Review

"I was suspicious of love and what it did to people - those dark depths of anguish and horror; the thought of it all made me shudder." Bo Luxton has the life everyone wants. A successful writing career, loyal husband and two adorable daughters. She is the very picture of happiness and contentment. All she [...]

The Party – Review

"The interview room is small and square." We begin The Party with the definitions of the word. A social gathering. A political group.  A guilty person. The wording of the title and placing these definitions in the beginning deliciously brilliant, as we know going in that this novel will be an experience on a multidimensional [...]

Final Girls – Review

"The forest had claws and teeth." The opening words to Final Girls and we are thrown into the beginning of a horror story. A girl, screaming, running through a forest covered in blood, trying to escape death that follows her. This is how we meet Quincy Carpenter. We are thrown abruptly from the past and [...]

Good Me Bad Me – Review

"I thought you would own less of me after I handed you in but sometimes it feels you own more." From the very first pages, Good Me Bad Me grips you in the horrific world of Milly. A teenage girl deeply traumatized. Milly isn't her real name, but protecting her identity is important since she [...]