Book Reviews

I typically post between two and three book reviews a week. Please refer to my review policy if you’d like to submit a book for consideration. I invite you to subscribe to my newsletter to get a summary of my reviews once  a month.

Book Review: Miss Marley by Vanessa Lafaye

Book Review: Miss Marley by Vanessa Lafaye

I'm not sure I've ever actually read the classic Dickens story A Christmas Carol from beginning to end. Sure I've seen the adaptations, but I'm not as familiar with it as I would like to be. So when Miss Marley, an imagined prequel to  A Christmas Carol landed on...

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2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 8

2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 8

I've tried a new angle here-let me know what you think! Smokey chooses to clean her butt instead of making an appearance in this video. Also, you witness me daydreaming about being put under for my tooth surgery, because I'm looking forward to not worrying about...

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2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 6

2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 6

Ugh I hate this new Wordpress format on my screen. Presumably you dear readers won't notice a difference but I'm struggling to write this in their new set-up! Anywho, below is my short story advent calendar video for December 6. Smokey makes an appearance, and I try...

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2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 4 and 5

2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 4 and 5

Whoa, where does the time go? Turns out I didn't get my tooth pulled today, but my excuse for not posting yesterday is still legit, I was indeed filming a few television segments! More on that later, but in the meantime, enjoy these videos, where the last one includes...

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2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 1

2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 1

Welcome to day 1 of my short story advent calendar unveiling! Like last year, I'll be opening up one new short story each day from my Hingston and Olsen advent calendar PLUS opening up my Godiva chocolate calendar as well. That means I'll be posting a new video every...

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Book Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

Book Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams is an in-depth exploration of dinosaur bones; where they are typically found, how they're formed, the best way to mount them, etc. Thankfully though, the book focuses more on the people behind the bones (or more accurately,...

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Book Review: No Good Asking by Fran Kimmel

Book Review: No Good Asking by Fran Kimmel

Full disclosure: Fran Kimmel is a good friend of mine. Luckily, I know she also writes amazing books too, so I was more than delighted to review her latest book No Good Asking. Her first novel The Shore Girl is sort of a cult classic in these parts, I've come across...

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