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Kristin Downer

Super Mom and Awesomely Nerdy Lady who can’t stand to sit still. Delving into the online world I ran a successful online radio channel and blog that brought fans up close and personal with their favourite music, television and movie stars. Now, with my hilariously nerdy partners in crime, we are hiding our nerdyness no more! Twitter: @Kristin_Downer

BOOK REVIEW: Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

Title: Never TellAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: February 19, 2019Publisher: DuttonGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun.  D.D. Warren arrives on …

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BOOK REVIEW: Even If I Fall by Abigail Johnson

Title: Even If I FallAuthor: Abigail JohnsonPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable …

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BOOK REVIEW: Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

Title: Her One MistakeAuthor: Heidi PerksPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 321 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It all started at the school fair… Charlotte was supposed to be looking after the children, and she swears she was. She only took her eyes off of them for one second. But …

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Kristin’s Top Books of 2018

With 35 books read this year, Kristin picked out a few of her absolute favorites. Check out her list and make sure to let us know what you are most excited to read in 2018. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover While this book doesn’t technically release until January 1st, I …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The SimilarsAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: January 1, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When six clones join Emmaline’s prestigious boarding school, she must confront the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend’s face each day in class. The Similars are all anyone can talk …

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BOOK REVIEW: What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards

Title: What You HideAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Spencer volunteers at the library. Sure, it’s community service, but he likes his work. Especially if it means getting to see Mallory. Mallory spends a lot of time keeping her head …

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BOOK REVIEW: Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame

Title: Dare to FallAuthor: Estelle MaskamePublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The higher the stakes, the greater the fall. MacKenzie Rivers knows the kind of impact death can have on those it leaves behind. She’s felt that grief firsthand. So when Jaden, her …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Color of Lies by C.J. Lyons

Title: The Color of LiesAuthor: C.J. LyonsPublication: November 6, 2018Publisher: HarperCollins PublishingGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, RomancePages:336 SYNOPSIS:(From Goodreads) High school senior Ella Cleary has always been good at reading people. Her family has a rare medical condition called synesthesia that scrambles the senses—her Gram Helen sees every sound, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Widow Next Door by L.A. Detwiler

Title: The Widow Next DoorAuthor: L.A. DetwilerPublication: November 12, 2018Publisher: Harper Collins, AvonGenre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A beautiful house. A new beginning. The almost perfect neighbours…  When newlyweds Jane and Alex Clarke move into an idyllic house on the quaint Bristol Lane, they are excited for a …

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BOOK REVIEW: Consumed by J.R. Ward

Title: ConsumedAuthor: J.R. WardPublication: October 2, 2018Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed… By her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad-boy Danny McGuire, and by a new case that pits her …

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