The Child Book Review

One of the things that I didn’t realize when I was working on my review of The Widow by Fiona Barton was that it was the first in the Kate Waters trilogy. Since I liked Kate very much, it made me want to read the next book in the series, which has the most genericContinue reading “The Child Book Review”

Once Upon A River Book Review

Every now and then, I will read a book that is good in every way but one. That aspect will bug me so much that it makes me like the overall book less. This is a dear shame, yet I cannot excuse that element. This is the case of Once Upon a River by DianeContinue reading “Once Upon A River Book Review”

One Day in December Book Review

I usually don’t read romantic holiday stories. They tend to get really corny and clichéd, and they are very predictable. In other words, they feel like Hallmark movies. If I were to read one, I would be making fun of it right off the bat. Recently, however, I discovered a romantic holiday book that IContinue reading “One Day in December Book Review”

The Widow Book Review

There are plenty of books that utilize multiple narrators. This device helps the book to be more balanced, in terms of perspectives. This is especially useful in both the suspense and mystery genres. Sometimes, however, this can be misused, as in supporting characters can be given too much attention, or the main character is notContinue reading “The Widow Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, A Sortabiography

There were a multitude of reasons why I started reviewing books and sharing them with others. One of them was this particular author Eric Idle. He has a reader’s blog on his website, and he would promote it on Twitter. I thought that this was so interesting that I wanted to do it myself. SoContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, A Sortabiography”