Therese Bohman examines the battle between society and feminism in ‘Eventide’

Title: Eventide Author: Therese Bohman Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Other Press Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 208 pages Available:10 April 2018 "She had constantly felt as if she were trying to con everyone, to bluff her way to a title, as if she would inevitably be exposed, sooner or later." Karolina Andersson is a newly-single 40-something art professor at … Continue reading Therese Bohman examines the battle between society and feminism in ‘Eventide’

Fun and intrigue in K.C. Archer’s ‘School for Psychics’

Title: School for Psychics Author: K.C. Archer Genre: Paranormal Thriller Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 368 pages Available: 3 April 2018 Psychological thrillers and literary fiction are usually the corners of the bookstores I live in. So when I saw the cover of School for Psychics by K.C. Archer, I assumed it fell into the same category. … Continue reading Fun and intrigue in K.C. Archer’s ‘School for Psychics’

Secrets of the High Priestess is Available Now

Secrets of the High Priestess explores trauma, recovery, and the role of women in a world that’s begun to change physically, with melting ice caps and changing sea levels, and socially, as we accept new definitions of truth and gender roles. Advanced Praise: "Reading Nicole Tone's secrets of the high priestess was like flipping through the transcript of my … Continue reading Secrets of the High Priestess is Available Now

Defining motherhood in ‘The Nearness of You’ by Amanda Eyre Ward

Title: The Nearness of You Author: Amanda Eyre Ward Genre: Upmarket Women's Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Release Date: 21 February 2017 Length: 240 pages Source: eARC via NetGalley was provided in exchange for an honest review. Available in Hardcover "Who is her mother?"  When Suzette and Hyland Kendall first got together, they agreed that they'd never have children. … Continue reading Defining motherhood in ‘The Nearness of You’ by Amanda Eyre Ward

ARC Review: I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi

Title: I Liked My Life Author: Abby Fabiaschi Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publishing Date: 31 Jan 2017 Buy: Macmillian/St. Martin's Press Source: ARC via NetGalley After Maddy dies from apparent suicide, she's blessed, or cursed, with being able to watch her husband and daughter try and piece their lives back together. Before her death, Maddy didn't show any signs … Continue reading ARC Review: I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi

ARC Review: Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner

Title: Right Behind You Author: Lisa Gardner Publisher: Dutton Publishing Date: 31 Jan 2017 Buy: Dutton - Penguin Random House Source: ARC via NetGalley Sharlah May and Telly Ray Nash are 5 and 9 when they're seperated after Telly is forced to murder his parents in self-defense. Now 13, Sharlah is living with former FBI profiler … Continue reading ARC Review: Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner

Can’t make it to #AWP17? Read ‘Scratch’

Reasons for attending writing conferences range from being sent there for a school or publication to wanting to spend a weekend getting drunk and being surrounded by like-minded individuals. Somewhere in between the times of moving from table to table, looking at books, making contacts, and seeing what books or swag you can snag for … Continue reading Can’t make it to #AWP17? Read ‘Scratch’