Buy, Borrow or Digital?

I get books from all sorts of resources.  Sometimes I buy new, used, ebook or check out from the library.  This got me thinking about why I do each, and what is the deciding factor for others. Some are a no brainier, like $.99 ebook sale or coming across that TBR wishlist read in great…

Wonderland: a Review

This is a different type of review, as this is a different sort of book. Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that adult coloring books are the thing this year.  Said to be great stress relief and a good creative outlet, more and more adults are picking up their color pencils…

Never Open Desert Diner: a Review

 Never Open Desert Diner by James Anderson 304 pages Published March, 2016 Mystery. Suspense. Literary Fiction. Ben’s life has been quiet.  In fact really everyone’s lives along route 117 have been quiet.  117 is a desolate stretch of highway along desert in Utah.  Ben owns a delivery service to deliver to the 10 or so…

Confess: a Review

  Confess by Colleen Hoover 306 pages Published March, 2015 New Adult. Contemporary. Romance. Auburn is a fairly quiet, personal person.  She goes to work at a hair salon and goes to her apartment where she rooms with a loud quirky girl.  Finding herself in need of some more money for some legal fees (I won’t…

Find Her: a Review

   Find Her by Lisa Gardner  416 pages Published February, 2016 Psychological Thriller. Mystery. “Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure. Flora Dane is a survivor. Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years…

Shatter Me: a Review

 Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi (Shatter Me series book 1 of 3) 338 pages Published November, 2011 YA Dystopian Fiction Juliet has rarely touched another human being.  When she does, they die.  After the fall of human civilization, due to the way we used the Earth, she survives as a prisoner in what she believes…

Fellside: a Review

Fell side by M.R. Carey 496 pages Published April, 2016 Thriller. Crime. Adult. Paranormal Jess is accused, tried and found guilty of the murder of ten year old Alex, the boy who lived upstairs of her apartment.  During a heroin high, she unknowingly set her apartment on fire.  After her conviction, Jess is sent to…

The Ramblers: a Review

The Ramblers by Aidan Donnelley Rowley 400 pages published February, 2016 Everyone is a little broken and finding themselves in The Ramblers.  The book takes place over Thanksgiving weekend set in NYC.  Clio carries a lot of emotional baggage making it dufficult to commit to her new relationship that’s gotten serious without having a panic…