Category: Book Reviews.

Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose

Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose

When I first heard about The Maid by Nita Prose and the enormous buzz it was getting a few months ago, I knew I would love it. A cozy mystery about a quirky maid written by a well-regarded Canadian book editor? Sign me up. Now it’s being made into a movie, and...
Double Book Review: Brené Brown at Work and Home

Double Book Review: Brené Brown at Work and Home

I’m not quite sure what prompted my purchase of Dare to Lead by Brené Brown, perhaps I saw it listed on some leadership book list and decided I needed to take the plunge. I read a few pages when I first got it, and then quickly abandoned it for more fun...
A Summary of my 2021 Reading

A Summary of my 2021 Reading

With another year of reading and blogging under my belt, I’ve come to the realization that writing out the entire list of books I read each year is a waste of time. And because time is something I have less and less of these days, I figured it made more sense to...
Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

Book Review: Lucky by Marissa Stapley

This book was sent to me months ago, and I’ll admit I didn’t have immediate plans to read it simply because I had so many other thrillers ready to go on my shelf. But then, Lucky by Marissa Stapley was chosen by Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club, and I...
Book Review: #1 and #8 in the Lane Winslow Mystery Series

Book Review: #1 and #8 in the Lane Winslow Mystery Series

I do believe I’ve stumbled upon a new must-read mystery series for my Canadian followers. Why just Canadian? I’m not sure you can get the Lane Winslow Mystery Series past our borders as its published by small press Touchwood Editions, so if you are having...
Book Review: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

Book Review: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

Recently there’s been a trend in publishing novels that focus on the 70s music scene, typically that focus narrows in on one band or musician in particular, a sort of ‘tell all’ story about their rise to celebrity. Both Glenn Dixon and Taylor Jenkins...