Category: Book Review

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Posted May 16, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara Review by Lauren Source: copy from e-library; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, […]

Lady Killer: A Graphic Novel Review

Posted May 10, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

Lady Killer, Volume 1 by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich Review by Lauren Source: copy from library; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Josie Schuller is a picture-perfect homemaker, wife, and mother—but she’s also a ruthless, efficient killer for hire! A brand-new original comedy series that combines the wholesome imagery […]

Show Us Your Books: Poetry Collections

Posted May 8, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date! Alas, here I am for Show Us Your Books with Jana and Steph. April was National Poetry Month so I read a lot of poetry collections and I thought I’d share some here. Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann Source: library e-copy; […]

Life of Bliss by Erin McLellan

Posted April 26, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

Life of Bliss by Erin McLellan (out April 30th) Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Nobody plans to accidentally marry their frenemy with benefits. Todd McGower and Victor Consuelos do not like each other. They can’t have a conversation without insults flying, and Victor seems […]

White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig

Posted April 25, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig  Review by Lauren source: ARC from Karen at For What It’s Worth (thanks, Karen!) Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian—the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Just as Rufus […]

Here We Are: 44 Voices Write, Draw, and Speak About Feminism for the Real World

Posted April 24, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 25 Comments

Here We Are: 44 Voices Write, Draw, and Speak About Feminism for the Real World (edited by Kelly Jensen) Review by Lauren source: personal copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Forty-four writers, dancers, actors, and artists contribute essays, lists, poems, comics, and illustrations about everything from body positivity to romance to […]

Medley by Layla Reyne

Posted April 23, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

Medley by Layla Reyne Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Sebastian Stewart was never Mr. Dependable; he was more the good-time guy who only wanted to swim, party, and ink tattoos. Until he cost his team the Olympic gold four years ago. Bas is […]

The Dark Divide by D.K. Stone

Posted April 18, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 20 Comments

The Dark Divide by D.K. Stone Review by Lauren source: copy from author; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Waterton is a town with dark secrets, and after a summer of murder and mayhem, American ex-pat, Rich Evans, knows exactly how far people will go to hide them. Jobless after the fiery […]

Squared Away by Annabeth Albert

Posted April 17, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 19 Comments

Squared Away by Annabeth Albert Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): In the wake of tragedy, SEAL Mark Whitley rushed stateside to act as guardian to his sister’s three young children. But a conflicting will could give custody to someone else—someone Mark remembers as […]