Nathan’s Back!

Of course, in my heart, he never really went away. Despite that miserable final season of Castle,  I know he’d land on his feet. And of course he has. For a number of years, the main reason people seemed to visit this site (other than book reviews and shameless self-promotion of my own books, of course) […]

Book in a Minute: Jane Eyre’s Sisters

I know, I know. It’s been a minute. What can I say? New job for me, husband who’s starting up his own new business, shoulder injury, moving — you name it, I’ve got the excuse. I can’t promise a lot more reviews in the future, but this was a fascinating book, so I thought it’d […]

Book in a Minute: I Remember You

I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir My rating: 2 of 5 stars Disappointing! I was sold by the fact that the super-talented Simone St. James, a worthy successor to Daphne Du Maurier, wrote a rave review of this book. And many others have also loved it and found it super-scary. But for me it was […]

Book in a Minute: Catching Dreams

Catching Dreams by Karin Celestine My rating: 5 of 5 stars How are there not tons of reviews of this sweet little book?! This is an adorable and very quick read. Part of a delightfully illustrated series about a little animal family featuring Baby Weasus, a baby weasel adopted on Christmas Eve by King Norty, […]

Book in a Minute – Library Edition: The Clairvoyants

The Clairvoyants by Karen Brown My rating: 3 of 5 stars Karen Brown won acclaim for her debut The Longings of Wayward Girls, a suspenseful novel about two missing girls. Although her new book, The Clairvoyants, is also billed as psychological suspense, it’s really more accurate to describe it as a coming-of-age story with dark, […]