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: Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Title: Monday’s Not ComingAuthor: Tiffany D. JacksonPublication: May 22, 2018Publisher:  Katherine Tegen BookGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Final Deception by Heather Graham

Title: The Final DeceptionAuthor: Heather GrahamPublication: March 31, 2020Publisher:  HarlequinGenre: Mystery/Thriller/SuspensePages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) How do you confront a threat that is hiding in plain sight? FBI agent Craig Frasier and psychologist Kieran Finnegan hunt a serial killer with a too-close connection to Finnegan’s Pub in this explosive thriller, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Ten Days Gone by Beverly Long

Title: Tend Days GoneAuthor: Beverly LongPublication: February 18, 2020Publisher:  MIRAGenre: Mystery/Thriller/SuspensePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) They know exactly when he’ll strike… They just have to find him first. In all their years working for the Baywood police department, detectives A.L. McKittridge and Rena Morgan have never seen anything like it. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Unfollow Me Charlotte Duckworth

Title: Unfollow MeAuthor: Charlotte DuckworthPublication: March, 110, 2020Publisher:  Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Mystery/Thriller/SuspensePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) You Can’t Stop Watching Her. Violet Young is a hugely popular journalist-turned-mummy-vlogger, with three young children, a successful husband and a million subscribers on YouTube who tune in daily to watch her everyday life …

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BOOK TO TV COMPARISON: The Handmaid’s Tale

I have a confession. I watched the show before reading the book. I had never even heard of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood before the show hit Hulu a few years back. So years later I decided it was time to read it and compare it to the show. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Perfect Kill by Helen Fields

Title: Perfect KillAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: February 6, 2020Publisher:  AvonGenre: Thriller, Suspense, MysteryPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He had never heard himself scream before. It was terrifying. Alone, trapped in the darkness and with no way out, Bart Campbell knows that his chances of being found alive are slim. Drugged and …

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BOOK REVIEW: What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel

Title: What Kind of GirlAuthor: Alyssa SheinmelPublication: February 4, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads The girls at North Bay Academy are taking sides. It all started when Mike Parker’s girlfriend showed up with a bruise on her face. Or, more specifically, when she walked into …

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BOOK REVIEW: When You See Me by Lisa Gardner

Title: When You See MeAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: January 28, 2020Publisher: DuttonGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 397 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective DD Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. And when a …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

Title: The Better LiarAuthor: Tanen JonesPublication: January 14, 2020Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 307 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads) When a woman conceals her sister’s death to claim their joint inheritance, her deception exposes a web of dangerous secrets in this addictive new thriller for fans of Megan Abbott, Gillian Flynn, and Paula …

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