Wed, Read & Dead Review

Title: Wed, Red and Dead (Mystery Bookshop #4) Author: V.M. Burns Published: April 30 2019 Publisher: Kensington Books Readership: Adult Genre: Cozy-Mystery Rating: ★★★.5 I received a copy of Wed, Read and Dead from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Bookstore owner Samantha Washington sells and solves mysteries …

The Orchardist’s Daughter Review

Title: The Orchardist's Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Published: February 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of The Orchardist's Daughter unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and homeschooled on …

Nocturnal Review

Title: Nocturnal Author: Wilder Poetry Published: June 2019 Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Readership: Adult Genre: Poetry Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of Nocturnal from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The poems of Nocturnal—newly revised and expanded—are constellations to guide those on a journey of healing and …

Middlegame Review

Title: Middlegame Author: Seanan McGuire Published: May 2019 Publisher: Tor Readership: Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★ I received a copy of Middlegame from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the …

Arctic Sun Review

Title: Arctic Sun (Frozen Hearts) Author: Annabeth Albert Published: April 2019 Publisher: Carina Press Readership: Adult Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ Trigger Warnings: Alcoholism/sobriety, eating disorders I received a copy of Arctic Sun from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Everything’s bigger in Alaska, especially the HEAs. Annabeth Albert kicks …

Severed Review

Title: Severed (Precinct One, Book 1) Author: Shona Husk Published: February 2019 Publisher: NineStar Press Readership: Adult Genre: SFFm LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ Notes: m/m and m/m/f Trigger Warnings: Violence I received a copy of Severed from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Halle Ish, one of Velli’s elite police Arrows, …

‘Twas the Knife Before Christmas Review

Title: 'Twas the Knife Before Christmas (Christmas Tree Farm Mystery #2) Author: Lena Gregory Published: November 2018 Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Readership: Adult Genre: Cozy Mystery Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of 'Twas the Knife Before Christmas from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A …

The Whispered Word Review

Title: The Whispered Word (Secret, Book & Scone Society #2) Author: Ellery Adams Published: November 2018 Publisher: Kensington Books Readership: Adult Genre: Cozy Mystery Rating: ★★★ I received a copy of The Whispered Word from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In New York Times bestselling …

A Cold Brew Killing Review

Title: A Cold Brew Killing (All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #3) Author: Lena Gregory Published: November 2018 Publisher: Lyrical Underground Readership: Adult Genre: Cozy Mystery Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of A Cold Brew Killing from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When an ice cream …