Oak Avenue by @_SashaDawn

A young wife and mother—new to this town and to its secrets—learns just how much she doesn’t know in this tingly tale of all the things hiding in the dark at the top of the stairs, from bestselling author Brandi Reeds. While renovating her Victorian home, Ana Clementine finds an ornate door buried under forty…

Identity Thief by Rachel Rosenthal

Who would want to steal the identity of a minimum-wage employee at a children’s museum? In this harrowing real-life detective story, a woman searches for the truth and clue after startling clue. Rachel hit the jackpot with her doting fiancé, Zach, who was starting a promising new political career at the Massachusetts State House. Then…

The Tangled Woods by @emilyraboteau

He went on the road expecting the worst of America, but what if the worst of America was also in him? This is the unsettling story of a man in a midlife crisis and his unexpected awakening, by award-winning writer Emily Raboteau. Poison-tongued film critic Reginald Wright is known for his creative insults and intolerance…

Self-Portrait Series by @addisonnamnoum

Nº17 in the Platypus Press 2412 chapbook series [In my mind I am red-cheeked again, in from the field – NO 1] *** (Platypus Press, 17 December 2016, 12 pages, ebook, freebie from @platypuspress) *** GET A FREE COPY *** This is my first time reading the poet. I hope it won’t be my last….

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince has been cherished by young and old alike since its publication. It tells the story of an alien prince who roams about various planets after quarreling with his roses. During his journey, he meets all kinds of people. Finally, he comes to the Earth, where he starts his adventure to seek friendship…

2018 On The Book Lover’s Boudoir

So, 2018 has been a pretty intense year, reading wise. I did pie charts to show what a crazy year it’s been. Yeah me, I read 441 books. That’s a record for me. I read almost 100 books more than there are days in a year. I’m quite exhausted. I read 105,696 pages and burned through…

December 2018 On The Book Lover’s Boudoir

I read 43 books in December. There are still a few days of 2018 left but I’ve decided to take a few days off and start my 2019 reading year on the 1st January. There will be a lot going on in 2019 so I want a couple of days to unwind. December factoids: 12,172…

#TheBrightonMermaid by @DorothyKoomson

NB: This is my last read of 2018. Join me in 2019 for hundreds of more reviews.  Brighton Beach, 1993: Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears. Twenty-five years on, Nell quits her job to find out who…

#ChameleonAura by @iambrillyant

Zimbabwean poet Billy Chapata provides a thought-provoking take on the universal experiences of love, pain, and what comes next through messages of empowerment. This collection of poetry and prose will justify heartache and inspire the fortitude to survive and prosper. Chameleon Aura presents a harmonious blend of experience and advice through a chaptered series of…

American Elsewhere by @robertjbennett

Some places are too good to be true. Under a pink moon, there is a perfect little town not found on any map. In that town, there are quiet streets lined with pretty houses, houses that conceal the strangest things. After a couple years of hard traveling, ex-cop Mona Bright inherits her long-dead mother’s home…