Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

My review This was a cute book of a woman finding her confidence and inner fire and going for her passion. All Lily wanted was to be a chef and all that was stopping her was her insecurity. The way she saw herself. Till she met Josh and their interactions gave her the confidence to … Continue reading Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

Book Review – Malice by Jennifer Jaynes

My review This started out as a medical thriller with an unknown drug Respiron being promoted as a vaccine against the common cold till children started getting seriously sick and dying. This was one of the plots, involving paediatrician Dr. Daniel Winters as his patient too got sick. The book also had a second plot … Continue reading Book Review – Malice by Jennifer Jaynes

Book Review – The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt

My review Secrets, secrets, don't tell anyone Live the life, pretend the fun Keep them covered, keep them hidden They can be one, they can be ten Pretend they don't bother They will come out, one way or the other Secrets, secrets don't tell anyone Live the life, pretend the fun... And this was exactly … Continue reading Book Review – The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt

Book Review – Daughter of Light and Shadows by Anna McKerrow

My review The cover intrigued me, the genre said fantasy, so I had to try this book from the new author, Anna McKerrow. The story did capture me initially, the prologue laid the myth of the witches of the land and their curse on the village. That intrigued me. Then the book introduced me to … Continue reading Book Review – Daughter of Light and Shadows by Anna McKerrow

Book Review – The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland

My review I somehow had a feeling that this book by author Shalini Boland was going to be a fabulous read. I hadn't liked her previous 2 books. And my intuition proved correct. This was one heck of a ride!! The story started with an absolute heart stopping bang - little Katie was missing with … Continue reading Book Review – The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland

Book Review – If They Knew by Joanne Sefton

My review This book barely escaped being a DNF by the skin of its teeth... Whew!! A thriller of secrets which didn't thrill or entice me. I love a book which has secrets hidden in its pages, but the writing here was so s. l. o. w., that everything in the world including painting my … Continue reading Book Review – If They Knew by Joanne Sefton

Book Review – Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

My review I picked up this book due to the cute cover and blurb which caught my eye with the secrets hidden in it. My first book by Faith Bleasdale, and the book made a fairly enjoyable read. The story goes thus, Gemma is hired to convert Meadowbrook Manor into a hotel. Gemma not only … Continue reading Book Review – Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

Book Review – The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

My review Amanda Prowse has always been the 'Queen of Emotions' for me. Her books have always made me run for tissues, a big box load of them. I generally read her books with tears down my cheeks along with a smile on my lips. This book too had its moments when my eyes would … Continue reading Book Review – The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

Book Review – Something Wicked by Kerry Wilkinson

My review This is the first book in the Andrew Hunter series, a private investigator who took up following deterring wayward husbands, till Richard Carr comes to his office asking him to find his son Nicholas Carr. The book took its time helping me to find a rhythm in its read, there were too many … Continue reading Book Review – Something Wicked by Kerry Wilkinson

Book Review – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Suspend your belief Leave the routine Look at the stars Wander the imagination Are we really the only one? Think beyond the skies Look beyond the world Leave the theories aside Can linear be the evolution? Look at the proof Look to the wonders Look at the past Look into science Can we really be … Continue reading Book Review – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

My review This was one of the most different books read by me in this year. And I was glad to have read it. The basic plot line was great: an admixture of fantasy and magic in a children's book. The story was set in the city of Lundenwich where magic and spirits and unexplainable … Continue reading Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

My review OMG OMG OMG!! This was the first book where I hated the main character and wanted bad things to happen to her. And I was so glad when it did!! What does that say about the book?!! Ten years of non communication between sisters Nina and Hannah, ended when Hannah received a call … Continue reading Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

My review The blurb said a woman arrived to a village via the train with her bag stolen and total retrograde amnesia, including not knowing her name. Then she knocked on Laura and Tony's home claiming it to be hers, as the address was all that she remembered. They took her in, and Tony named … Continue reading Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

When Faith approached me to become a part of her blog tour, I was both astonished and super excited. I never thought I was anywhere in her realm of existence. On a quick chat with her, I got to know her warm heart and her self-deprecating humor. Believe me, both together makes you want to … Continue reading Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

My review The blurb sounded so interesting and having read Alex Sinclair's books previously, I started reading this book with excitement. "It was our five-year anniversary, and I had just witnessed my husband die." These lines from the prologue gripped me further. I was literally restless, with impatience pulsating through me to know how Grace … Continue reading Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

My review At 70 odd pages, this was the easiest read in recent times. But what made this novella interesting was the pace with which the sequences in Branna's life occurred. Not a moment went where my mind wandered. My first book by author Katherine Bryant, and I was delighted to find a dashing, impulsive … Continue reading Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

My review This book is so much more that described in the blurb. It touches the skies in a booming explosion, there is thrill, there is exhilaration, there is vengeance against the evil. There is romance, there is friendship, there is a commander, a strategist, and there is a Queen who loves to fly. There … Continue reading Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

My review This was a fun book to read. Though it was labeled under a cozy genre, I found the story to be solid without it being too cutesy. My first book by author Julie Mulhern, though 8th in the series, had me wanting to get to the bottom of the mystery ASAP. Ellison, the … Continue reading Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu

My review One of the best books that I have read in recent times!! This book is nothing short of brilliant, and the author Manish Sahu is a genius, a master storyteller who can twist and turn the tales, thereby raising the bar higher in every story till the human psyche is revealed, sometimes in … Continue reading Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu

Book Spotlight – Love by Iwuchukwu Martins

Book Synopsis Love: A pyramid of tears is about the entire love life teenage boy. It is a very emotional story. You get to discover a new meaning of love. It is simply the best love story ever told. Excerpt Chapter I: The Friend Zone “Have you ever been in love?” Four years ago, I … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Love by Iwuchukwu Martins

Book Review – The Wife’s Secret by Kerry Wilkinson

My review I loved the book. Wife, Charley, disappeared one hour after the wedding ceremony, and Seth was left alone amidst the police investigation and media frenzy. This was not the first time that such a thing has happened to Charley, 15 years ago, her parents were brutally murdered at their family home, with Charley … Continue reading Book Review – The Wife’s Secret by Kerry Wilkinson

Book Review – The Warning by Kathryn Croft

My review Man, what a book!! Can I repeat it again - What a book!! I loved how the book began, it has been three years since Zoe's son Ethan died via accidental drowning in the river along with his best friend Josh, when suddenly Zoe gets a warning. An email which casts suspicion that … Continue reading Book Review – The Warning by Kathryn Croft

Book Review – Academic Curveball by James J Cudney IV

My first friend in this blogging world, my best friend who listens to all my complaints and who keeps me sane, a blogger friendly, a reader voracious, a reviewer kind, and a writer extraordinary. He is someone whom I have pinged at all the oddest hours, he is someone I trouble at his early hours … Continue reading Book Review – Academic Curveball by James J Cudney IV

Book Review – Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill

My review Emma Davies is one author whose books make me fall in love and feel gooey inside. Her books are a comfort when things get tough. Her writing makes me feel warm as if I am meeting a long lost friend. This book too had main character Megan feeling betrayed when a rival design … Continue reading Book Review – Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill

Book Review – A Flight of Broken Wings by Nupur Chowdhury

My review I loved, loved this book. The story made me soar in the skies of Vaan where the sun shone forever, and it grounded me to the realm of Vandram on Earth, where the evil Queen had a new plan. At one end were the Aerials and at the other, the humans, mortal enemies … Continue reading Book Review – A Flight of Broken Wings by Nupur Chowdhury

Book Review – The Mask Shop of Doctor Blaack

My review With Halloween approaching, I thought this would be the best book to review. I loved the blurb which appeared fantastical and mildly horrific. So I immediately had to read this book. The cover too pulled me in. The book started with a bang with Trevor wanting the best costume for trick or treating. … Continue reading Book Review – The Mask Shop of Doctor Blaack

Book Review – The Forgotten Child by Melissa Erin Jackson

My review I loved the way the book started. It had the right amount of horror and paranormal. The story had Riley, a reluctant medium, forced to spend a weekend with friends in Jordanville Ranch, home of deceased serial killer, Orin Jacobs. There Riley not only met the evil force of Orin, but a gentle … Continue reading Book Review – The Forgotten Child by Melissa Erin Jackson

Book Review – Willow Bloom and the Dream Keepers by E. V. Farrell

My review Willow Bloom, a few days prior to her 13th birthday, discovers the secrets of her life. She is the Light Keeper, the Awakened, who is supposed to maintain light flow between Earth and the Dream Keepers' world, Thera. A pathway which keeps the dreams of humans alive so that they are a potential … Continue reading Book Review – Willow Bloom and the Dream Keepers by E. V. Farrell