Family In The Time Of Pandemic

If the last few months have taught me anything, it's the importance of family in my life. I have found myself being worried about aunts and uncles and cousins, and making an effort to keep in touch with them as much as I can. It hasn't been easy with my family spread all over the... Continue Reading →

Review: Someone We Know

Rating: 4 Stars Shari Lapena is an author I can always rely on to deliver the goods. Her book, The Couple Next Door, is one that I recommend to anyone who wants to read thrillers. While her other books are not as highly recommended, Someone We Know comes quite close. The twists and turns leave... Continue Reading →

Review: Hijabistan

Rating: 4 Stars Hijabistan by Sabyn Javeri is a collection of short stories about women, with a common thread of hijab running through all the stories. As a rule, I'm not one for short stories. They always leave me feeling like I missed the point. These short stories just sucked me in and left their... Continue Reading →

Review: Pieces of Her

Rating: 3 Stars Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter is about how an act of terror in a local mall changes the life of Andrea Oliver. Andy is 31 years old, and lives at home with her mother, having moved back from New York a few years back after her mother's health problems. Andy's life... Continue Reading →

Review: The Rumour

Rating: 3 Stars The Rumour by Lesley Kara is a domestic thriller that looks into the how rumours spread, and how they can lead to unexpected outcomes. The story follows Joanna, an almost-single mother, who has moved to Flinstead-on-Sea, a small, sleepy town, from London in order to be close to her own mom. Jonanna's... Continue Reading →

Review: A Firefly In The Dark

Rating: 3 Stars I'm suitably spooked. The book cover tricrked me into thinking this was a children's book, if not funny, then surely a bit sad and melancholy. The name of the writer tricked me into thinking that this would be a lighthearted affair, suitable for reading before going to bed. I was so off... Continue Reading →

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