Category Archive: Book Reviews

Feb 19

THE PLEA: Felt Like a Country Song: Too Much Talking, Not Enough Action!


The Plea written by Steve Cavanagh is a legal thriller that is all man-muster. What I’m saying is The Plea is most definitely a book for men to read. But yes, women can read it too, if you are into male dominated action thrillers.I couldn’t get into it at all. The writing seemed off to me. …

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Feb 16


why do you ask me these things

Caitlin Macy’s newest arrival of a book, MRS., without pause is a babble-fest of words that carries on not saying a dang thing until re-reading the last paragraph. Mrs. reminded me of Mrs. Maisel which is a fast moving TV show where a married woman of two kids back in the 1950’s  finds out her husband is screwing his …

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Feb 15

DEAD PEOPLE SUCK: Laugh About the Touchy Subject of Death


She’s rude, crude, cynical and funny as hell. An Emmy nominated writer for CONAN, Laurie Kilmartin is funny as hell. Dead People Suck is so hilarious , she deadpans every joke talking about death with one joke after another. In fact, I’d say Dead People Suck doesn’t talk about death  as if it is a horrible thing, …

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Feb 13

Carnegie’s Maid:Too Much History, Not Enough Intrigue, Romance, Fun!

CARNEGIE’S MAID could have been a GREAT book if Marie Benedict simply kept the action going. How about a romp in the sack? How about Clara getting a REAL night off of fun and romance? Benedict needed to actually name the two bickering Carnegie brothers instead of saying the elder Carnegie, and the younger Carnegie. It was confusing!! …

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Feb 10


KIDNAPPED BY CHARLES FOX, is a confusing, but very in-depth, intriguing account of exactly what happened when J. Paul Getty III was kidnapped way  back in the time machine of life.  Kidnapped is a good read, but it is confusing. Charles Fox who authored the book, died in 2012. Incredibly the book was still printed …

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Feb 02

Styling For Instagram: Create Art For the Internet

Styling for Instagram

Bold, beautiful and a breath of fresh air. Aspiring to the three B’s, Styling For Instagram professional photographer  Leela Cyd,created a beautifully inspirational book to create art for the Internet. Cyd will make you  more Instagram savvy by writing a book on how to take, bold, beautiful, breath of fresh air pictures. I could almost smell the roses pictured …

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Jan 30

TACO TUESDAY: The Brain Warrior’s Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure! Hint: Walking on Sunshine

I’m Walking on Sunshine! Oh yea, It’s time to feel good! Doctor Daniel G. Amen wrote a seriously helpful series of books, one of which is The Brain Warrior’s Way. In it he and his wife Tana, intelligently and yes ever so gently guide readers into taking care of their brains, thus also taking care …

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Jan 29

Lolita Look Out Because the Girl Unknown Is 100 Percent Psycho!


Girl Unknown is an intense thriller of emotionally charged situations and adult lives explored. It all starts with a bang and then ends with a surprise ending that never really ends. David’s daughter from a previous relationship suddenly shows up where he works as a college professor in Ireland. She surprises him with showing up because David never …

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Jan 22

Is The Woman in the Window the Best Psychological Thriller of 2018?

It may be early in the year, but I’m thinking we have already discovered the best psychological thriller, perhaps the best book of 2018, already! The Woman in the Window is a captivating creation so well written, it is beyond brilliant. A. J. Finn rips up the pages  in an incredible way. Each word is placed …

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Jan 18

Is The Chalk Man The New Stephen King It Horror Novel?


What do enlightened readers of Stephen King books think? After reading The Chalk Man, does it remind you of anything? Like The Stephen King movie, It? With the Stand By Me element in it, The Chalk Man definitely seems like a cleverly written Stephen King novel. The Chalk Man is seemingly several genres compiled into one, …

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