Review: Shoulder Season by Christina Clancy

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

Review: Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes by Kathleen West

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

Review: The Butterfly Effect by Rachel Mans McKenny

There is something so fantastic about falling in love with a book that has an unlikable and, at times unpleasant, protagonist. A person that you find yourself rooting for even as she treats the people around her badly. That was exactly what I found in THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT and I loved every chapter.  Greta Oto … Continue reading Review: The Butterfly Effect by Rachel Mans McKenny

Review: The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R. Sloan

This book was perfect company at the end of a long day. Elissa R. Sloan’s debut novel is a definite page-turner that I enjoyed right through to the end. With crisp writing and unflinching honesty, Sloan tells the story of the four young women of pop group Gloss using dual timelines of their initial rise … Continue reading Review: The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R. Sloan

Q&A with Eddy Boudel Tan

One of the greatest things about the writing community is meeting other authors from all over the world. But there is still something special about meeting one in my own hometown. That's Eddy. A kindred writing soul from right here in Vancouver. We first connected over potential launch party venues in our fair city (before … Continue reading Q&A with Eddy Boudel Tan