• Book Review: The Poison Garden by A. J. Banner

    Book Review: The Poison Garden by A. J. Banner

    Title: The Poison Garden Author: A. J. Banner Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication date: October 22, 2019 Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Psychological Thriller Summary: I usually write my own summaries, but, in this case, I think the already existing one really does say it best: A woman’s idyllic life becomes a deceptive hall of mirrors in a thriller of exquisitely constructed psychological suspense by A. J. Banner, bestselling author of The Good Neighbor. Elise Watters seems to have it all—a blissful marriage, a gorgeous Victorian home surrounded by lush gardens, and a dream job running her late mother’s herbal boutique. But on the eve of her first wedding anniversary, Elise makes a shocking discovery that turns her…

  • Book Review: Beside Herself by Elizabeth LeBan

    Book Review: Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan

    Title: Beside Herself Author: Elizabeth LaBan Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication date: October 22, 2019 Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction Summary: Hannah is a happily married mother of two. Until she discovers her husband cheated on her. He assures her it’s over and literally becomes ill every time it comes up, but Hannah is still angry. After witnessing her best friend’s slow decline after her divorce, Hannah is caught between wanting a divorce and wanting to stay, but how can she even the score? By having her own affair, of course. Simple in theory, she quickly learns diving back into the dating pool is far from easy, and begins to learn what’s really important to her. To…