Book Review – The Interpretation of Murder

This is a book review for The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld. It’s an historical crime novel set in 1909 New York with adult themes. I’m kind of late to the party where this book is concerned. It’s been out for many years and was received with widespread and critical acclaim. I’m sorry to…

Book review – Wake Me When The Sun Goes Down

This is a book review for Wake me when the Sun goes down, book one of the Forged Bloodlines series by Lisa Olson. I recently read and reviewed another of Olsen’s books and loved it, so it didn’t take much persuasion to download this, despite recently becoming disenchanted with the whole vampire trope. I am…

Book review – Thief by C.L. Stone

This is a book review for Thief, Book #1 of the Scarab Beetle set of the Academy Series by C. L. Stone. This is potentially a new adult to adult series, containing some nudity but no sexual contact past first base as I type this (I’m halfway through the second book). The first book is…

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Instant Happy Journal by Karen Salmansohn

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This is a review for the Instant Happy Journal; 365 Days of Inspiration, Gratitude and Joy by Karen Salmansohn, published by Ten Speed Press. I was sent this by a friend as a gift (thanks, Lindsay!!) and I’ve got to be honest – when I first looked at the cover I…

Book Review – The Honour of the Knights

This is a review for The Honour of the Knights (The Battle for the Solar System, book one) by Stephen Sweeney, which is science fiction in the space opera setting. It is free to download on Kindle. It’s been a long time since I’ve read anything in this genre and I was glad to have…

Book review – Breathless (Blue Fire Saga)

This is a review for Breathless, book one of the Blue Fire Saga by Scott Prussing. It’s a YA/New Adult Paranormal romance. This book was something of a mixed bag. There were elements of it that I really enjoyed and other elements that were somewhat frustrating. The opening scene is great – a woman stumbles…

On body image

For one reason or another I’ve been thinking about this for most of my life, but lately it’s had a resurgence into the forefront of my mind and I thought I’d write about it. It came up recently because I’ve really got into Alisha Rai’s books and her main female characters are so…normal and real…