Book Beginnings Battle #7 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Gilion @Rose City Reader. The idea is to share the beginning of a book each week. You pick up a book and read the first few sentences. Will it hook you straight away? Does it have significant meaning that will be revealed later? Good. Book. Beginnings. Are. … Continue reading Book Beginnings Battle #7 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

The Guest List || A Secluded Island Wedding, Murder Mystery Style

* This review does not contain any spoilers* Genre:  Mystery Publishing Date: March 19th, 2020 Point of View:  First-person, multiple pov's, dual time-line Pages:  320 (US paperback) On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television … Continue reading The Guest List || A Secluded Island Wedding, Murder Mystery Style

A Letter to White People who are Scared to Speak up about Racism #BlackLivesMatter

Dear Scared White People, Let's start off by saying I'm speaking from a place of understanding, because I was scared to speak up too. I don't claim to know it all and have lots of room to grow. I might even say something wrong in this post. Still, I had to take a long hard … Continue reading A Letter to White People who are Scared to Speak up about Racism #BlackLivesMatter

Top Ten Tuesday #30 || Making a Story Out of Other Book’s First Lines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jana @That Artsy reader Girl. She provides us with prompts to write a bookish list. Personally, I don't participate every week, just when I like a certain prompt or can twist it in some fun way. This week we got "Opening lines". A while back I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #30 || Making a Story Out of Other Book’s First Lines

Behind Closed Doors || A Very Dark Thriller I Won’t Easily Forget

* This review does not contain any spoilers* Genre:  Thriller Publishing Date: August 9th, 2016 Point of View:  First-person, dual time-line Pages:  304 (US paperback) Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’d like … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors || A Very Dark Thriller I Won’t Easily Forget

Book Beginnings Battle #6 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Gilion @Rose City Reader. The idea is to share the beginning of a book each week. You pick up a book and read the first few sentences. Will it hook you straight away? Does it have significant meaning that will be revealed later? Good. Book. Beginnings. Are. … Continue reading Book Beginnings Battle #6 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

WWW Wednesday #29 || Look at Me, I’m Finally Reading Again!

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @Taking on a World of Words. The aim is to give an update on your reading accomplishments and future plans. The three W's are: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Click the book titles to … Continue reading WWW Wednesday #29 || Look at Me, I’m Finally Reading Again!

Book Beginnings Battle #5 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Gilion @Rose City Reader. The idea is to share the beginning of a book each week. You pick up a book and read the first few sentences. Will it hook you straight away? Does it have significant meaning that will be revealed later? Good. Book. Beginnings. Are. … Continue reading Book Beginnings Battle #5 || Which of These First Lines Do You Prefer?

WWW Wednesday #28 || It’s Friday but who’s counting

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @Taking on a World of Words. The aim is to give an update on your reading accomplishments and future plans. The three W's are: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Click the book titles to … Continue reading WWW Wednesday #28 || It’s Friday but who’s counting