This year has been a complete dumpster fire. But amongst all the anxiety, concern, pandemic baking and home schooling, there have been a few moments to celebrate. I had one of those tonight at 5:42pm when I tracked my words for the day and officially crossed the 50,000 mark to win NaNoWriMo 2020. This is … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Success!
I was a big fan of Clancy’s debut novel THE SECOND HOME and her sophomore novel did not disappoint. After losing her parents, Sherri Taylor makes a very out of character decision to become a bunny at The Playboy Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Young and impressionable, Sherri is pulled into a world that is … Continue reading Review: Shoulder Season by Christina Clancy
Just like all of Carissa Ann Lynch’s other books, SHE LIED SHE DIED is a fantastic twisty thriller that had me frantically turning pages all the way to the shocking ending that made my jaw drop to the floor.
Truth: after making great headway with my next book during my recent writing retreat, I’ve been stuck. My characters stopped talking to me. Imposter syndrome washed over me in a big way. Everything I tried to write was crap. It got to the point where I fel like throwing this book—that I had loved so … Continue reading Unstuck
This book delivered everything I love in a contemporary women’s fiction novel. Characters I get invested in, emotions that feel real and relatable, a “villian” that gets under your skin and just enough drama to not feel over the top. I am so impressed that debut author Kathleen West manages to cram all of those … Continue reading Review: Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes by Kathleen West