#NonfictionNovember: True Crime on my TBR

Since it's the month of non-fiction, I've decided in today's post I'm going to highlight a few true crime books that are hugely popular, and I definitely should have read by now, considering how much I love true crime! This isn't part of any schedule for Nonfiction November, I just wanted to do my own … Continue reading #NonfictionNovember: True Crime on my TBR

First Impression Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Over a year ago I decided to start a "first impressions" feature that I did literally twice and then never carried on. I guess I don't always have something to say at the beginning of a book so I didn't see the point in carrying it on. However, sometimes you just find a book that sparks a … Continue reading First Impression Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Review: Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

⭐⭐ Synopsis: Lisa lives for her daughter Ava, her job, and her best friend Marilyn, but when a handsome client shows an interest in her, Lisa starts daydreaming about sharing her life with him too. Maybe she’s ready now. Maybe she can trust again. Maybe it's time to let her terrifying secret past go. Then … Continue reading Review: Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

Review: The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She’s diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection … Continue reading Review: The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

Finally Fall Book Tag

The lovely Misty tagged me in this post not so long ago, and instead of letting it sit in my drafts until next autumn, I thought now would be a good time to complete it! In fall, the air is crisp and clear: Name a book with a vivid setting NOS4R2 by Joe Hill comes to … Continue reading Finally Fall Book Tag

Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, … Continue reading Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

Mini-review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: They are an unlikely pair: George is “small and quick and dark of face”; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a “family,” clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California’s dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they … Continue reading Mini-review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck