A few years ago, a good friend of mine told me that what I was writing sounded a lot like Karma Brown's books and recommended I read them. I followed her advice and devoured Karma's early novels. She quickly became a must-read for me and, as a fellow Canadian, I was inspired by her success. … Continue reading Q&A with Karma Brown
This smart and insightful novel is, on the surface, a story about politics. In actual fact, it is a story about the complexity of relationships and the things we do for the people we love. Told in a dual timeline narrative, WAITING FOR A STAR TO FALL, starts at the midpoint and jumps between past … Continue reading Review: Waiting for a Star to Fall by Kerry Clare
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.