Bingo! The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan

Bingo Saturday is now getting down to the pointy end of the categories. This week, after much procrastination over which square to tick off, I finally settled on the following: A forgotten classic What exactly constitutes a forgotten classic though? The more I thought about it, the more grey this category became. In essence, I thought a … Continue reading Bingo! The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan

New Release Book Review: The Thief of Light by Bernard Schaffer

The Thief of Light... About the Book: ‘It was one thing to fantasize about evil, to reach into the darkness and play with it a little . . .’ Rookie cop Carrie Santero has always been fascinated by serial killers. As a teenager, she wrote a letter to Charles Manson in prison - and received … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Thief of Light by Bernard Schaffer

New Release Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

A Spark of Light... About the Book: When Vonita opened the doors of the Center that morning, she had no idea that it would be for the last time. Wren has missed school to come to the Center, the sole surviving women's reproductive health clinic in the state, chaperoned by her aunt, Bex. Olive told … Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

New Release Book Review: The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

The Boneless Mercies... About the Book: They called us the Mercies, or sometimes the Boneless Mercies. They said we were shadows, ghosts, and if you touched our skin we dissolved into smoke ... Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are Boneless Mercies – death-traders, hired to kill quickly, quietly and mercifully. It is a job for … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

Pre-Release Book Review: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis… About the Book: The love story of C. S. Lewis and his wife, Helen Joy Davidman Gresham, was improbable – and seemingly impossible. Their Eros-story led to some of Lewis’s greatest works, yet Joy is most commonly known for how she died. … Continue reading Pre-Release Book Review: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

New Release Book Review: When The Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

When the Lights Go Out… About the Book: A woman is plunged into a bizarre case of stolen identity in this ambitious and riveting thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica. Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She … Continue reading New Release Book Review: When The Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Book A Day: Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice

Day 12: Interview with a Vampire This is a long-time favourite of mine. Steeped in old world atmosphere with such memorable characters: Lestat, with his flamboyance, his utter selfishness, his endless attention seeking, and his ultimate cruelty; Claudia, the ancient child who could never grow up, her love for Louis as fierce as her hatred … Continue reading Book A Day: Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice