Saint X

Book Title: Saint X Author: Alexis Schaitkin Pub Date: Feb. 18, 2020 Genres: Literary Suspense, Crime Fiction Goodreads 4 STARS Amazon Pre-Order Link SYNOPSIS: Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several… Continue reading Saint X


Long Bright River

Book Title: Long Bright River Author: Liz Moore Pub Date: 01/07/2020 Genres: Crime Fiction, Literary Suspense Goodreads 5 STARS Amazon Pre-order Link SYNOPSIS: Two sisters travel the same streets,though their lives couldn't be more different. Then one of them goes missing. In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves… Continue reading Long Bright River


American Dirt

Book Title: American Dirt Author: Jeanine Cummins Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Genres: Literary Fiction, Suspense Goodreads 5 STARS Amazon Pre-Order Link SYNOPSIS: Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while… Continue reading American Dirt


Review: Midnight At The Bright Ideas Bookstore

Book Title: Midnight At The Bright Ideas Bookstore Author: Matthew J. Sullivan REVIEWED BY: CHELSEA Series: None Genres: Mystery, Literary Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 06/07/17 Pub Date: 06/13/17 Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric… Continue reading Review: Midnight At The Bright Ideas Bookstore


Review: Carousel Court

Book Title: Carousel Court Author: Joe McGinniss Jr Series: None Genres: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Contemporary, Domestic Fiction Goodreads Date Read: 08/11/16 Pub Date: 08/02/16 5 STARS Nick and Phoebe Maguire are a young couple with big dreams who move across the country to Southern California in search of a fresh start for themselves and their… Continue reading Review: Carousel Court

Author Q & A, Blog Tour, Interviews

Tiffany McDaniel Interview

When Tiff first contacted me about reading her book, I had no idea what to expect from her story. I clearly did not consider it would be in my Top 10 reads of 2016, quite possibly¬†in my adult reading lifetime. This debut novel stole my breath and ripped out a piece¬†of my heart that I… Continue reading Tiffany McDaniel Interview


Review: The Summer That Melted Everything

Book Title: The Summer That Melted Everything Author: Tiffany McDaniel Series: None Genres: Literary Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense Goodreads Date Read: 07/14/16 Pub Date: 07/26/16 5 STARS Fielding Bliss has never forgotten the summer of 1984: the year a heat wave scorched Breathed, Ohio. The year he became friends with the devil. Sal seems to appear… Continue reading Review: The Summer That Melted Everything


Review: The Girls

Book Title: The Girls Author: Emma Cline Series: None (Debut Novel) Genres: Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Suspense, Coming of Age Goodreads Date Read: 06/14/16 Pub Date: 06/14/16 4.5 stars (rounded to 5 on GR) Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd,… Continue reading Review: The Girls