All the Breaking Waves

All the Breaking Waves By Kerry Lonsdale  322 pages December 2016 Contemporary women’s literature. Magical realism. ” After a harrowing accident tore her family apart, Molly Brennan fled from the man she loved and the tragic mistake she made. Twelve years later, Molly has created a new life for herself and her eight-year-old daughter, Cassie. The…

The Couple Next Door: A Review 

The Couple Next Door By Shari Lapena 308 pages August 2016 Mystery. Thriller. Suspense. “You never know what’s happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be…

Say Goodbye For Now: a review

Say Goodbye For Now  by Catherine Ryan Hyde 366 pages Lake Union Publishing. December 2016 Historical Fiction “On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past. Not that any of the townsfolk care. In 1959, no one…

A List of Cages: a Review

A List of Cages  by Robin Roe 320 pages  January 2017 Disney-Hyperion  Young Adult When Adam Blake lands the best elective ever in his senior year, serving as an aide to the school psychologist, he thinks he’s got it made. Sure, it means a lot of sitting around, which isn’t easy for a guy with…