ARC Review: A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian

"It's not easy to be a girl. But trust me, my dear. It is much, much harder to be a woman." Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Algonquin Books Pages: 304 (Hardcover) Series: N/A - Standalone     Early on, we girls learn that life owes us nothing, that womanhood is a spectrum of nuisances, heartbreak, … Continue reading ARC Review: A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian

ARC Review: Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates

Josie was in trouble, and I intended to do what I could to help her. Published: March 13, 2019 Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Pages: 320 (Kindle) Series: Lighthouse Library Mystery #5 The only way to clear the cloud of suspicion from Josie, I knew, was to find out who had killed Mirabelle.    Dark deeds … Continue reading ARC Review: Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates

Review: For the Duke’s Eyes Only by Lenora Bell

  Lady Danger versus the Rogue Duke. Published: September 18, 2018 Publisher: Avon Pages: 368 (Mass Market Paperback) Series: School for Dukes #2     "Surely a treasure hunt across Paris between sworn rivals will be more thrilling than dangerous."   If adventure has a name...it must be Lady India Rochester. The intrepid archaeologist possesses … Continue reading Review: For the Duke’s Eyes Only by Lenora Bell

Review: Through the Grinder by Cleo Coyle

    Published: October 5th, 2004 Publisher: Berkley Books Pages/Length: 8 hours as audiobook Series: Coffeehouse Mystery #2         Business is booming at Clare Cosi's Village Blend, until her female customers start to die. Lieutenant Quinn is convinced that someone has an axe to grind, and, unfortunately, his prime suspect is the … Continue reading Review: Through the Grinder by Cleo Coyle

ARC Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

The truth, after all, only mattered as much as you allowed it to.  Published: February 5, 2019 Publisher: Gallery Books Pages: 368 (Kindle) Series: N/A - Standalone   What do you do when you know something and nobody will listen? When you need answers and nobody will provide them? When you can't trust anybody to … Continue reading ARC Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Review: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

In my experience it is the trouble you do not anticipate that is the most dangerous.  Published: September 1st, 2015 Publisher: Berkley Books Pages: 340 (Kindle) Series: Veronica Speedwell Mystery #1     "My dear Veronica, I'm surprised you have not already learned- everyone had a capacity for cruelty. Not everyone gets the chance to … Continue reading Review: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Review: On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle

  Published: September 1st, 2003 Publisher: Berkley Books Pages/Length: 8 hours as audiobook Series: Coffeehouse Mystery #1     Introducing a delightful new series featuring Clare Cosi, manager of the historic Village Blend coffeehouse... Clare arrives at work to discover the assistant manager dead in the back of the store, coffee grounds strewn everywhere. Two … Continue reading Review: On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle