Category: Book Review

This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps

Posted January 6, 2020 by shooting in Book Review / 38 Comments

This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps Review by Lauren Source: personal copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Busy Philipps’s autobiographical book offers the same unfiltered and candid storytelling that her Instagram followers have come to know and love, from growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona and her painful […]

Cozy Mystery Review: Christmas Cookie Murder

Posted December 13, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 16 Comments

Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier Review by Lauren Source: e-library copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): For Lucy Stone, the best thing about Christmas in Tinker’s Cove has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. But the usual generosity and goodwill is missing from this year’s event which turns out […]

Book Review: Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

Posted November 18, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 15 Comments

Class Mom by Laurie Gelman Review by Lauren Source: personal copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Jen Dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom–or mom in general. Jen already has two college-age daughters by two different (probably) musicians, and it’s her second time around the class mom […]

November – Show Us Your Books!

Posted November 12, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 33 Comments

It’s time for Show Us Your Books with Steph and Jana! Digging Deep by Jay Hogan Review by Lauren Source: copy from Dreamspinner Press; all opinions are my own Full Summary on Goodreads Review: Digging Deep is an m/m romance but it’s more than that too. The relationship between Drake and Caleb doesn’t come easy, […]

Nonfiction November: The Forest City Killer

Posted November 8, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 24 Comments

The Forest City Killer: A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice by Vanessa Brown Review by Lauren source: copy from Edelweiss; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Fifty years ago, a serial killer prowled the quiet city of London, Ontario, marking it as his hunting grounds. As […]

Review: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

Posted October 25, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 28 Comments

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis  Review by Lauren source: personal copy – all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Grace Mae knows madness. She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge […]