Outsider by Natasha Brown

24. August 2017 Reviews 1
NEW RELEASE… On the western highlands of Scotland, a springtime storm pummels the coast while Kristie’s brother is out fishing. When he fails to return home, Kristie turns away from her list of chores to search the loch in an effort to ease her pregnant sister-in-law’s fears. Instead of finding Domnall, she discovers a naked ...

This is Just My Face, Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe

21. August 2017 Reviews 0
Gabourey Sidibe—“Gabby” to her legion of fans—skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels’s acclaimed movie Precious. In This is Just My Face, she shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen. With full-throttle honesty, Sidibe paints her Bed-Stuy/Harlem family life with a polygamous father and a gifted mother who supports ...

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

21. August 2017 Reviews 0
  At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet, a curmudgeon with staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People think him bitter, and he thinks himself surrounded by idiots. Ove’s well-ordered, solitary world gets a shake-up one November morning with the appearance of new neighbors, a chatty young couple, and ...

Tides by Natasha Brown Book Review

06. June 2017 Reviews 3
NEW RELEASE… It’s Leif’s eighth summer going viking with his father on their ship the Kraken—and he’s had enough. For as long as Leif can remember, his father has claimed to be a descendant of Ægir, god of the sea, and has exploited their shape changing ability—all this to amass enough gold to gain entrance ...

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Book Review

21. March 2017 Reviews 0
Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with thousands of others into the Gold Coast’s booming slave ...

A Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou

08. February 2017 Reviews 0
Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou’s path to living well and living a life with meaning. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that taught Angelou lessons in compassion and fortitude: how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother ...

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

24. January 2017 Reviews 0
The Sun is Also a Star By Nicola Yoon Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. ...

Between Heaven and Hell By David Burnett

27. October 2016 Reviews 2
NEW RELEASE One war…. Opposing sides… It’s a recipe for heartbreak. In a war that pits Lucifer against the Army of Heaven, it’s a recipe for disaster. The lives of Adryel and Ramael, two young angels who are in love, are altered forever when God determines to create humans. His decision is met with scorn ...

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

23. August 2016 Reviews 0
  I was in a reading slump lately and this book really brought me out of it. It was a quick read that kept my attention long enough for me to finish it in just a few days. Considering I have a newborn, a homeschooled five year old and I’m not a super fast reader ...

At Bay By John W. Mefford Excerpt

15. January 2016 Reviews 1
NEW SERIES…. Alex Troutt Thriller Series #1 AT Bay Excerpt   We banked right in our airboat, and the brisk wind slapped the chilled water back in my face. For the second time today, I felt my lungs clear as nature infused me with renewed vigor. If we hadn’t been on our way to a ...