I read a decent number of books in 2018. Today, I'd like to feature five of my favourites.
Short stories have a different sort of appeal to them than novels do, but you get just as much satisfaction from them. Besides, it takes a certain amount of skill and style to get a reader invested in a character or plot in such a limited number of words. Oddly enough, when I want to… Continue reading Book excerpt: Beneath the Ferny Tree, by David Schembri
Usually, it's the plot that draws me into a book or book's summary. I'm not sure why that is; I've just always been a plot-driven reader. That's not the case with The Dating Alternative, by Jennifer Woodhull, however. With this book's summary, it's entirely Max's character that drew me in--and that continued when I read… Continue reading Book excerpt: The Dating Alternative, by Jennifer Woodhull
There were a lot of things that drew me into the summary of Cynthia Rayne's Under Your Spell, including the promise of voodoo, a Bayou setting, and some heated romance between the two main characters. Altogether, they create this wonderfully tantalizing atmosphere that I just can't wait to delve into. Today, we get a bigger… Continue reading Book excerpt: Under Your Spell, by Cynthia Rayne
There are books that fit firmly into their assigned genre, and then there are books that fit firmly into their assigned genre. False Memory, by Meli Raine, is definitely one of the latter. The book is tagged as a suspense, and, based on its summary and today's teasers, it easily earns its place in the genre. I'm… Continue reading Book teasers: False Memory, by Meli Raine