Review: Where We Fall

Book Title: Where We Fall Author: Rochelle B. Weinstein Series: None Genres: Women's Fiction, Chick Lit, Mental Illness Goodreads Date Read: 07/29/16 Pub Date: 04/19/16 5 STARS By all accounts, Abby Holden has it all. She’s the mother of a beautiful teenager and the wife of a beloved high school football coach. And all it… Continue reading Review: Where We Fall


Review: The Last One

Book Title: The Last One Author: Alexandra Oliva Series: None Genres: Fiction, Dystopia, Thriller, Science Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 07/26/16 Pub Date: 07/12/16 4 STARS Survival is the name of the game as the line blurs between reality TV and reality itself in Alexandra Oliva’s fast-paced novel of suspense. She wanted an adventure. She never… Continue reading Review: The Last One


Review: I Am No One

Book Title: I Am No One Author: Patrick Flanery Series: None Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Goodreads Date Read: 07/24/16 Pub Day: 07/05/2016 3 STARS After a decade living in England, Jeremy O'Keefe returns to New York, where he has been hired as a professor of German history at New York University. Though comfortable in his… Continue reading Review: I Am No One


Review: Before The Fall

Book Title: Before The Fall Author: Noah Hawley Series: None Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 07/24/16 Pub Date: 05/31/2016 4.5 STARS (Rounded to 5 on Goodreads) On a foggy summer night, eleven people—ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter—depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable… Continue reading Review: Before The Fall


Review: The Jump

Book Title: The Jump Author: Doug Johnstone Series: None Genres: Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, British Literature Goodreads  Date Read: 07/20/16 Pub Date: 08/09/16 (US publication) 4 STARS Struggling to come to terms with the suicide of her teenage son, Ellie lives in the shadows of the Forth Road Bridge, lingering on its footpaths and swimming… Continue reading Review: The Jump

Author Q & A, Interviews

Rick Mofina Interview

I had the privilege of asking author Rick Mofina a few questions about his writing process and plans for future publications after reading his newest thriller, Free Fall (#4 in the Kate Page series), which is out today! If you missed my review you can find it HERE. Don't forget to enter the giveaway for… Continue reading Rick Mofina Interview


Review: When Watched

Book Title: When Watched Author: Leopoldine Core Series: None Genres: Short Stories, Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 07/23/16 Pub Date: 08/09/16 4 STARS In Leopoldine Core's stories, you never know where you are going to end up. Populated by sex workers and artists, lovers and friends, her characters are endlessly striving to understand each other. And… Continue reading Review: When Watched

Author Q & A, Blog Tour, Interviews

Tiffany McDaniel Interview

When Tiff first contacted me about reading her book, I had no idea what to expect from her story. I clearly did not consider it would be in my Top 10 reads of 2016, quite possibly in my adult reading lifetime. This debut novel stole my breath and ripped out a piece of my heart that I… Continue reading Tiffany McDaniel Interview

Blog Tour, Reviews

Blog Tour: The Stepmother

Book Title: The Stepmother Author: Claire Seeber Series: None Genres: Mystery, Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Domestic Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 7/10/16 Pub Date: 7/15/16 5 STARS The perfect wife. A fairytale family. Don’t believe your eyes… Jeanie and Matthew are a happily married couple who both have teenage children from previous relationships. No one said it… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Stepmother

Author Q & A, General Post

Guest Post: Paula Treick DeBoard

GETTING UNSTUCK by Paula Treick DeBoard Recently, I was chatting about writing to a group of creative writers at GO DEEP, a writing and yoga retreat in the Sierra Nevadas. We read Anne Lamott’s “Shitty First Drafts,” an excerpt from Bird by Bird, her excellent book about writing, and I was struck again by how… Continue reading Guest Post: Paula Treick DeBoard