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BOOK REVIEW: Lock the Doors by Vincent Ralph

Rating Title: Lock the DoorsAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: March 1, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A brand new addictive, twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of 14 WAYS TO DIE.Tom’s family have moved into their dream home. But …

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BOOK REVIEW: Survive the Night by Riley Sager

Rating Title: Survive the NightAuthor: Riley SagerPublication: June 29, 2011Publisher: DuttonGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 335 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Charlie Jordan is being driven across the country by a serial killer. Maybe. Behind the wheel is Josh Baxter, a stranger Charlie met by the college ride …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Wrong Victim by Allison Brennan

Rating Title: The Wrong VictimAuthor: Allison BrennanPublication: April 26, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: MysteryPages: 453 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A bomb explodes on a sunset charter cruise out of Friday Harbor at the height of tourist season and kills everyone on board. Now this fishing and …

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BOOK REVIEW: One For Sorrow by Helen Fields

Rating Title: One For SorrowAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: March 3, 2022Publisher: AvonGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 370 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) One for sorrow, two for joyEdinburgh is gripped by the greatest terror it has ever known. A lone bomber is targeting victims across the city and no …

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BOOK REVIEW: Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Rating Title: Firekeeper’s DaughterAuthor: Angeline BoulleyPublication: March 16, 2021Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.Genre: Teen and YA FictionPages: 496 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As a biracial, unenrolled tribal member and the product of a scandal, eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Man Without a Face by Masha Gessen

Rating Title: The Man Without a FaceAuthor: Masha GessenPublication: March 5, 2013Publisher: Penguin PublishingGenre: BiographyPages: 352 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Info SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Man Without a Face is the chilling account of how a low- level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an …

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BOOK REVIEW: The No Show by Beth O’Leary

Rating Title: The No ShowAuthor: Beth O’LearyPublication: April 12, 2022Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Contemporary Women’s FictionPages: 348 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Siobhan is a quick-tempered life coach with way too much on her plate. Miranda is a tree surgeon used to being treated as just one …

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BOOK REVIEW: Mrs. England by Stacey Halls

Rating Title: Mrs. EnglandAuthor: Stacey HallsPublication: April 12, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: Historical FictionPages: 329 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads: West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Brilliant Night of Stars and Ice by Rebecca Connolly

Rating Title: A Brilliant Night of Stars and IceAuthor: Rebecca ConnollyPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Shadow Mountain PublishingGenre: Historical FictionPages: 304 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Shortly after midnight on April 15, 1912, the captain of the Carpathia, Arthur Rostron, wakes to a distress signal from …

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BOOK REVIEW: Fool Me Once by Ashley Winstead

Rating Title: Fool Me OnceAuthor: Ashley WinsteadPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: RomancePages: 368 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lee Stone is a twenty-first-century woman: she kicks butt at her job as a communications director at a women-run electric car company (that’s better than Tesla, thank you) and after work …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina

Rating Title: The Silent UnseenAuthor: Amanda McCrinaPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Farrar, Straus and GirouxGenre: YA Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Poland, July 1944. Sixteen-year-old Maria is making her way home after years of forced labor in Nazi Germany, only to find her village destroyed and her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Dead Girls Can’t Tell Secrets by Chelsea Ichaso

Rating Title: Dead Girls Can’t Tell SecretsAuthor: Chelsea IchasoPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 336 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Piper’s fall was no accident. Did someone want her dead? It’s up to her sister to discover the truth in this shocking new thriller with an unreliable …

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BOOK TO MOVIE: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Back in 2020, we were regularly watching movies before dinner with my father-in-law.  However, with his hearing loss despite hearing aids and the constant chatter from my three children we quickly stopped doing that.  Not before we watched The News of the World.  Once again I had no clue that it …

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BOOK REVIEW: Savvy Sheldon Feels Good As Hell by Taj McCoy

Rating Title: Savvy Sheldon Feels Good As HellAuthor: Taj McCoyPublication: March 22, 2022Publisher: MiraGenre: RomancePages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Savvy Sheldon spends a lot of time tiptoeing around the cracks in her life: her high-stress and low-thanks job, her clueless boyfriend and the falling-apart kitchen she inherited from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lying Club by Annie Ward

Rating Title: The Lying ClubAuthor: Annie WardPublication: March 22, 2022Publisher: Park RowGenre: ThrillerPages: 402 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) At an elite private school nestled in the Colorado mountains, Natalie, an office assistant, dreams of having a life like the school moms she deals with every day. Women like Brooke—a …

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