Book Highlight: Someone Else’s Life by Kevin J. Simington

book highlight someone else's life kevin j simington

Title: Someone Else's Life Author: Kevin J. Simington Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: July 11, 2020 Genre: Mystery/Thriller A brilliantly crafted story of a struggling private detective and the cases he works. Much more than a simple detective story, this is a complex portrayal of a good man who is ultimately pushed to extraordinary limits. A … Continue reading Book Highlight: Someone Else’s Life by Kevin J. Simington

My Favorite Mystery & Thriller Read of 2022

favorite mystery thriller read 2022

Last year was a poor mystery and thriller reading year and I thought it couldn't possibly be worse. Well, it wasn't, but neither was it better. This past year I reviewed 11 books I'd called mystery and thriller, just like last year. There are a few that blend genres, so I decided to go with … Continue reading My Favorite Mystery & Thriller Read of 2022

Book Highlight: For the Love of Alison by Sahlan Diver

book highlight for the love of alison sahlan diver

Title: For the Love of Alison Author: Sahlan Diver Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: February 21, 2019 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Journalist, David Buckley witnesses a murder. Only one problem – the murderer doesn't exist, so now Buckley's the chief suspect, and he's on the run. Can he prove his innocence - and his sanity? Student David Buckley’s … Continue reading Book Highlight: For the Love of Alison by Sahlan Diver

Book Highlight: Muckrakers & Minotaurs by Rebecca Chastain

book highlight muckrakers minotaurs rebecca chastain

Title: Muckrakers & Minotaurs (Terra Haven Chronicles #3) Author: Rebecca Chastain Publisher: Mind Your Muse Books Publication Date: November 16, 2021 Genre: Fantasy The exciting conclusion of the Terra Haven Chronicles!Kylie’s everlasting seed is supposed to guide her to the story of a lifetime, but that hardly matters now. Suspended from her position as a … Continue reading Book Highlight: Muckrakers & Minotaurs by Rebecca Chastain

The Monday List: Historical Fiction I Actually Enjoyed

the monday list

I've been having a fantastic time putting together my Curated Bookshelf every month, but there are some themes where I just can't find 12 books for it (yet). So I've decided to share these shorter lists on Mondays (most Mondays, at least). I hope you enjoy! While I enjoy certain historical periods and have enjoyed … Continue reading The Monday List: Historical Fiction I Actually Enjoyed

Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

book highlight rats in a maze peter bailey

Title: Rats in a Maze Author: Peter Bailey Publisher: Moonshine Cove Publishing, LLC Publication Date: September 20, 2020 Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction It was just a simple car accident and Detective Fisher closed the case easily. But why did he remember things that had never happened, and who was the “most beautiful woman in … Continue reading Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: November 2022

diversity inclusivity reading challenge november 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: November 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

Book Highlight: Fan Fiction by Brent Spiner

book highlight fan fiction brent spiner

Title: Fan Fiction Author: Brent Spiner Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: October 12, 2021 Genre: Fiction, Mystery Brent Spiner’s explosive and hilarious novel is a personal look at the slightly askew relationship between a celebrity and his fans. If the Coen Brothers were to make a Star Trek movie, involving the complexity of fan … Continue reading Book Highlight: Fan Fiction by Brent Spiner

Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle

addict matt doyle book highlight

Title: Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1) Author: Matt Doyle Publisher: NineStar Press Publication Date: May 8, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery New Hopeland was built to be the centre of the technological age, but like everywhere else, it has its dark side. Assassins, drug dealers and crooked businessmen form a vital part of the … Continue reading Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle