Category Archives: book reviews

1 Review, 2 Books, 3 Sentences

Book 1: The Locked Door by Freida McFaddenBook 2: The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose 3 Sentence Review:1. Both of these novels came as rave recommendations from readers I trust so I was really looking forward to reading them, but … Continue reading

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3 Sentence Review: The Girl Beneath the Sea

The Girl Beneath the Sea is an action/thriller, not one of the supernatural/sci-fi stories that I usually read, and it took me a while to stop waiting for something mystical to happen. This Sloan McPherson chick can hold her breath … Continue reading

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3 Sentence Review: Hail Mary

This novel is hard on the science, heavy on the fiction, so don’t get too caught up in the specifics, okay, and if you choose to read it, do so on audio–you will be glad you did. It was not … Continue reading

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Calories and Pages

I had a couple of readers ask me why I bothered to finish The Burnt House if I disliked it so much. Seems like a fair question. I have a multi-part response: First, I don’t read like I used to. … Continue reading

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3 Sentence Reviews

I want to share my thoughts on the books, television series, and movies that I read and watch, but I realize you’re probably bombarded with reviews already. I mean, everybody is binging in one form or another. And everybody has … Continue reading

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A Book Review

I am constantly searching for a good read. For inspiration, instruction, or just to pass the time. I appreciate recommendations in general. But I REALLY love a recommendation that comes with an, “I loved this book and I think you’ll … Continue reading

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Dating Game

Dating Myself: For some reason, Colorforms popped into my head the other day. Do you remember Colorforms? This is not my photo, but I did have this set! I had several sets. Because I loved them. I remember playing for … Continue reading

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Reviews

Word of mouth is best, but since I’m only up to the letter R in The Writer’s Alphabet, today we’re going to focus on REVIEWS. I just released my latest novel, A Stranger’s Child, and the feedback I have received … Continue reading

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Turtles All the Way Down – a book review

I recently completed reading the latest John Green novel, Turtles All the Way Down. I saw an ad for my local DeKalb Book World saying they had a limited amount of author signed copies. I had seen John speak several … Continue reading

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A Book Review for Dog Lovers

The latest in my Let’s Talk about Books, Baby review series: “Thanks to an unprecedented–and unaccredited–writing program, dogs everywhere are exposing their true inner lives through the power of poetry.” So opens, I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems … Continue reading

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