The Water Crown

I was provided a free copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The tagline for this book immediately caught my eye: “A world running out of water, kings and queens struggling to control what is left, and a diaspora trying to stop them.” […]

Lust

I was provided with a free copy of this book by the author in exchange for an honest review. Lust by Mike Wells is the first novel in the Lust, Money & Murder series. The story centers around Elaine Brogan, a smart and pretty girl born in the […]

The Exorcism of Little Billy Wagner

I received a free copy of this book from Booktasters in exchange for an honest review. The Exorcism of Little Billy Wagner by Francis J. Flynn is a surprisingly amusing novel. When 12 year-old Little Billy Wagner (who isn’t exactly little) starts showing signs of demonic possession, his […]

A Mercy

A Mercy by Toni Morrison was a powerful read. The story was set in Maryland in 1690, during the early days of slavery. It was told from the point of view of various characters, mainly the women in the story, but a few of the male characters as […]

Criminal

This book is the perfect mix of scary, creepy, and illuminating. Karin Slaughter is a master of this genre, and consistently keeps me awake way past my bedtime reading “just one more chapter,” because I keep trying to get past the scary part, only to find out that […]

Fallen

Each book in this series makes me love it more. This book starts out with Special Agent Faith Mitchell of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) leaving a training that ran an hour and a half late. She’s on her way to pick up her infant daughter from […]

Snatched

This fast-paced short story was an amazing read. Amanda Wagner, Deputy Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, has been threatening Special Agent Will Trent with the worst assignment ever for most of this book series – monitoring the public toilets at the local airport for men cruising […]

Broken

Karin Slaughter has done it again! I never manage to get to sleep on time when I’m reading one of her books. As usual, this one kept me up way late into the night. Dr. Sara Linton is taking some time off from Atlanta’s Grady Hospital to finally […]

Trailer Trash: An ’80s Memoir

I received a free copy of this book through Booktasters in exchange for my honest review. I really enjoyed this book. Angie Cavallari writes with a witty and ironic sense of humor that I truly appreciated. While she is at least a few years older than I am, […]

Busted

Georgia Bureau of Investigations Special Agent Will Trent is back in this action-packed short story. This time he’s undercover as a bad-boy ex-con biker who happens to be waiting for a frozen Coke Icee from a temperamental machine at a convenience store in rural Georgia en route to […]