Blog Tour Review: The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut @TitanBooks

Synopsis: Convicted of murder, destined for life in prison, Miranda is desperate for an escape. She signs up for sessions with the prison psychologist, Frank Lundquist, so that she can access the drugs to end it all. But unknown to her, Frank remembers her from high school, where, forgettable and unseen, he had a crush … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut @TitanBooks

Review: The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey @canongatebooks

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: A powerful tale of a family reeling from the tragic loss of a son, while facing a mysterious murder on their doorstep--told by one of Canada's most beloved voices. After being uprooted from their fishing outport, the Now family is further devastated by the tragic loss of their eldest son, Chris, who died … Continue reading Review: The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey @canongatebooks

Review: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's descent into madness. As their stable home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to a … Continue reading Review: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Review: Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: WHAT I THOUGHT I KNEW In 1998, Maryanne Doyle disappeared and Dad knew something about it? Maryanne Doyle was never seen again. WHAT I ACTUALLY KNOW In 1998, Dad lied about knowing Maryanne Doyle. Alice Lapaine has been found strangled near Dad's pub. Dad was in the local area for both Maryanne Doyle's … Continue reading Review: Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear

Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, … Continue reading Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Review: The Dumb House by John Burnside

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: As a child, Luke’s mother often tells him the story of the Dumb House, an experiment on newborn babies raised in silence, designed to test the innateness of language. As Luke grows up, his interest in language and the delicate balance of life and death leads to amateur dissections of small animals – … Continue reading Review: The Dumb House by John Burnside

Review: Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal Johnson

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Surely, it was only a game. In the orderly, pleasant world Barbara inhabited, nice children -- and they were nice children -- didn't hold an adult captive. But what Barbara didn't count on was the heady effect their new-found freedom would have on the children. Their wealthy parents were away in Europe, and in this … Continue reading Review: Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal Johnson