Tell-Tale Bones

In Tell-Tale Bones, spousal abuse, disappearances, a psychic, a ghost, and Edgar Allen Poe combine to create an intriguing cozy mystery. Sarah Booth and her best friend, Tinkie, are private detectives in small town Zinnia, Mississippi. Sarah Booth is frequently visited by her family’s ghost, Jitty, who tries to helpContinue Reading

Extra Easy Keto

Some of us are impulsive, while others like to plan out everything in detail. If you are the latter, Extra Easy Keto is the keto diet book for you! “Starting too fast on a keto diet can backfire. I’ve seen this time and time again.” The book gives a one-weekContinue Reading

Below the Line

Below the Line is a modern-day Hollywood noir brimming over with genuine characters. Everyone is trying to make it in Tinseltown…but not all have virtuous goals. Former Detroit homicide detective Blake had a lucrative career as a LA script consultant. Until he didn’t. Hoping a promised production credit pans outContinue Reading

The Ferryman

The author of The Passage has written a standalone door stop of a novel called The Ferryman. The plot is part science fiction, part fantasy and part mystery. For someone who loves genre mashups, did the entire book thrill me as much as its blurb? The Plot Prospera is aContinue Reading

The Marigold

Is it a horror novel? A social commentary? A new, or revamped older, mythology? An eco-novel (if there is such a thing)? Who knows but The Marigold is definitely a different type of genre mashup! The real question is whether you will enjoy reading it. The novel is set inContinue Reading

Tasty. Healthy. Cheap.

So, you are just beginning adulting. Cooking looks so easy on TikTok. However, you find it confusing and even frustrating to cook yourself (either in your small apartment or dorm room). Enter Tasty. Healthy. Cheap., the cookbook meant for you. While I can totally see the benefit of eating foodContinue Reading

The Only Survivors

It was the worst or the best reason for a reunion. Ten years after a high school field trip goes horribly wrong, The Only Survivors get together every year on the event’s anniversary. They are sticking together to avoid the fate of two of their number. Survivor’s guilt and aContinue Reading

Veg Out

Veg Out is the perfect gardening book for newbies who want an edible garden (or a patio pot or two) but have never read another gardening book. It is clearly laid out with plenty of photos. The steps to proceed are easy to follow. There is an extensive section withContinue Reading

Dirty Laundry

Even in suburban Ireland, stay-at-home wives with young children hide behind their Instagram filters while their real home life falls apart. Ciara and Lauren are neighbors—but certainly not friends. Lauren’s life is chaotic but is based on love. Ciara, an important, at least in her own mind, Instagram influencer, hasContinue Reading

Fateful Words

In Fateful Words, Delaney is a Kansas expat working in an Edinburgh bookstore when her boss mysteriously disappears right before hosting his annual tour of the area. Despite her ex-pat status, Delaney steps in as head of the small global tour group. The tour relates books including The Prime ofContinue Reading

Poop for Breakfast

Who wants Poop for Breakfast? A surprisingly large collection of animals, birds and insects. Luckily (or maybe hopefully), humans don’t eat poop. This picture book explains the reasons why some species do, and some don’t, enjoy the culinary delights of poo. While marketed for children, I found some fascinating tidbitsContinue Reading