American culture is the real horror in Amy Lukavics’ ‘Nightingale’

Title: Nightingale Author: Amy Lukavics Genre: YA Horror Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 384 pages Available: 25 September 2018 "At least here I won't have to continue living how I was. I won't have to break myself into pieces just to show them I can." June Harding is living the life every young woman 1951 dreams of … Continue reading American culture is the real horror in Amy Lukavics’ ‘Nightingale’

Rena Olsen’s ‘With You Always’ is a must-read for #DomesticAbuseAwarenessMonth

Title: With You Always Author: Rena Olsen Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: Putnam Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 352 pages Available: 7 August 2018 "We fell together, as bright and dramatic as the meteor falling to its fiery death above us." Julia Hawthorne, fresh out of a messy break-up, is completely focused on her career. It's fate that brings her face-to-face … Continue reading Rena Olsen’s ‘With You Always’ is a must-read for #DomesticAbuseAwarenessMonth

Mother and daughter wage a chilling war in Zoje Stage’s ‘Baby Teeth’

Title: Baby Teeth Author: Zoje Stage Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: St. Martin's Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 363 pages Available: 17 July 2018 "Baby Hanna had simple, intuitive needs. Girl Hanna was a box within a box, each layer wrapped in a bow that was really a trickster's knot." The tense relationships between mothers and daughters are not uncommon in … Continue reading Mother and daughter wage a chilling war in Zoje Stage’s ‘Baby Teeth’

Robyn Harding pushes the lines between fantasy and reality in ‘Her Pretty Face’

Title: Her Pretty Face Author: Robyn Harding Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 352 pages Available: 10 July 2018 "Had she been normal, she would have never committed the heinous act that she had. She had put her own parents through hell; she didn't deserve an easy child." Frances Metcalf is a woman whose … Continue reading Robyn Harding pushes the lines between fantasy and reality in ‘Her Pretty Face’

Nightmares become reality in Mary Kubica’s ‘When the Lights Go Out’

Title: When the Lights Go Out Author: Mary Kubica Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: Parker Row Books Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 363 pages Available: 4 September 2018 "I'm hopelessly alone. Everything hurts. I can no longer think straight; I can no longer see straight; I can no longer speak. I don't know who I am anymore. If I am … Continue reading Nightmares become reality in Mary Kubica’s ‘When the Lights Go Out’

Caeli Wolfson Widger explores the darker side of biotechnology in ‘Mother of Invention’

Title: Mother of Invention  Author: Caeli Wolfson Widger Genre: Speculative Fiction Publisher: Little A Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 363 pages Available: 22 May 2018 "It's no longer a question of whether women can do it all. It's just assumed that we will. It's assumed that we can be great careerists and mothers and spouses and still magically … Continue reading Caeli Wolfson Widger explores the darker side of biotechnology in ‘Mother of Invention’