Blog Tour Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

⭐⭐⭐⭐ SYNOPSIS:Halcyon is the answer for all Americans who want to escape, but paradise isn't what it seems. A beautiful island in the middle of Lake Ontario―a self-sustaining community made up of people who want to live without fear, crime, or greed. Halcyon is run by Valerie Kemp, aka Mother Moon, benevolent and altruistic on … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

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: Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Synopsis: On a small isolated island, there's a community that lives by its own rules. Boys grow up knowing they will one day reign inside and outside the home, while girls know they will be married and pregnant within moments of hitting womanhood. But before that time comes, there is an island ritual that offers … Continue reading Review: Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige

The problem is that Scientology is a system that makes it nearly impossible for you to think for yourself.  What is Scientology? Is it a religion or is it just a way of life? I can’t quite get my head around it. I also can’t get my head around the fact that Scientology has become … Continue reading Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige

All Fall Down by Tom Bale

They thought you did it because of religion. They thought you did it because of culture. They thought you did it because of ideology. You did it because I told you to.  I had really high expectations for this books because I’d seen some great reviews and I’d also seen amazing reviews for Bale’s other … Continue reading All Fall Down by Tom Bale