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: Say You Still Love Me by K.A. Tucker

Title: Say You Still Love MeAuthor: K.A. TuckerPublication: August 6, 2019Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Life is a mixed bag for Piper Calloway. On the one hand, she’s a twenty-nine-year-old VP at her dad’s multibillion-dollar real estate development firm, and living the high single life with her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou

Title: Love, HeatherAuthor: Laurie PetrouPublication: October 8, 2019Publisher: Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Teens, YA Fiction SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What you see isn’t always what you get. Stevie never meant for things to go this far. When she and Dee–defiant, bold, indestructible Dee–started all this, there was a purpose to their acts …

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BOOK REVIEW: Start Here by Trish Doller

Title: Start HereAuthor: Trish DollerPublication: August 13, 2019Publisher: Simon PulseGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Willa and Taylor were supposed to spend the summer after high school sailing from Ohio to Key West with their best friend, Finley. But Finley died before graduation, leaving them with a twenty-five-foot …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Year They Fell by David Kreizman

Title: The Year They FellAuthor: David KreizmanPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Macmillian; ImprintGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 377 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a horrible tragedy unites five very different high school seniors, they discover the worst moment of your life can help determine who you really are in the powerful YA novel, The …

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BOOK REVIEW: Stealing Home by Becky Wallace

Title: Stealing HomeAuthor: Becky WallacePublication: July 9, 2019Publisher: Page Street KidsGenre: YA Fiction, RomancePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Fight for your dreams, even if it means breaking a few rules. Seventeen-year-old Ryan Russell has life perfectly planned. If she keeps up her hard work, one day she’ll take over the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Year One by Nora Roberts

Title: Year OneAuthor: Nora RobertsPublication: December 5, 2017Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: FantasyPages: 419 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It began on New Year’s Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law …

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BOOK REVIEW: Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia & Gabriel Picolo (Illustrator)

Title: Teen Titans: RavenAuthor: Kami Garcia (Author) & Gabriel Picolo (Illustrator)Publication: July 2, 2019Publisher: DC InkGenre: Graphic Novel SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a tragic accident takes the life of seventeen-year-old Raven Roth’s foster mom–and Raven’s memory–she moves to New Orleans to live with her foster mother’s family and finish her …

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TV RECAP: The Handmaid’s Tale, S3:E1-3

**SPOILER ALERT! EVERYTHING AHEAD IS FULL DETAIL ABOUT EPISODES 1-3 OF THE SEASON 3 OF HANDMAID’S TALE. You have been warned. The Handmaid’s Tale is back on Hulu and I could not be more thrilled. We were blessed with three full episodes dropped all at once (much to my surprise …

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