Truth be told, I thought perhaps there was something wrong with author Caroline Fréchette. They kept enthusiastically going on and on and on about some book called Tremontaine, insisting that we all read it. Finally, not wanted to incur Caro’s eyebrows of wrath, I bought the eBook version. And now, after reading it, I can say … More Tremontaine: binge-worthy and full of chocolate!
Some people can write a tome and not really tell a decent story, but then authors like ’Nathan Bourgoine can create an entire lifetime—or two—in a short work of fiction that cuts right to the soul. In Memoriam follows the story of James, an editor who has just been given a diagnosis that will debilitate and … More In Memoriam: A lifetime or two within a short story
How am I supposed to resist reading a book that begins with, “When Nathan came to, the dead girl was crying. He was relatively sure she wasn’t supposed to do that.”? Let me explain the title of this review. Last Thursday while I was taking a walk and about to take a sip of juice, … More Making a Living: More Potent than a Toxic Beetle
I met Alexis James on Twitter and when I discovered she was such a lovely person, I wanted to support her by purchasing her books. Well, I started backward and bought Loving Emma before Losing Faith, but she said it was okay, because each book stands on its own. (Each one really does, too!) Both of these stories … More Losing Faith and Loving Emma: sharing in two siblings’ grief
I have to say something right off the bat: author S.M. Carrière made a liar out of me. Yup, she totally did. And that’s because I told people I’m not a vampirey book type of person. Then I read her work, Human, A Shadow Empires Book. Now I’m a big liar, liar pants on fire. This … More Human, A Shadows Empires Book: left me enthralled