Book Review: Hideaway by Nicole Lundrigan

Book Review: Hideaway by Nicole Lundrigan

If you read Nicole Lundrigan’s last book The Substitute, you’ll have a good idea of what you’re in for in her latest novel, Hideaway. Both books deal with traumatized children, neglectful parents, and big family secrets. These sound like heavy...
Book Review: A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas

Book Review: A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas

I originally read A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas with the intentions of including it in a mother’s day book recommendations wrap-up. I thought it would be perfectly suited for this purpose; it has the word “mother” in the title and it’s all...
Book Review: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

Book Review: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

When Transcription by Kate Atkinson came out in September 2018, there was lots of buzz around it. Many said this was Atkinson’s best book to date, and it has been on a bunch of ‘best of 2018’ lists. Despite this hoopla (and I use the word...
Book Review: The Stranger on the Ice by Bernadette Calonego

Book Review: The Stranger on the Ice by Bernadette Calonego

This is the first book I’ve ever read that has been published by Amazon Crossing. After a bit of research googling I’ve discovered that Amazon Crossing is the translation arm of Amazon Publishing, so it’s not self-publishing, but you can propose a...