Category: children

ONLY EVER YOU, by Rebecca Drake (Book Review)

Rebecca Drake’s ONLY EVER YOU is a creepy thriller. It is one of those books that keeps the reader off-balance. Each chapter seems only to swirl around the puzzle pieces. It isn’t until the last fifty pages or so when those pieces start fitting together. And when the elusive picture becomes clear . . . […]

Book Review: PACIFICA, by Kristen Simmons

In 2016, I read, and loved METALTOWN, rating it my favorite book of the year. When I received a copy of PACIFICA to review, I couldn’t wait to dig in. PACIFICA is a YA Dystopian that is different, and unique. The world is a mess. There are basically two types of people. The Haves and […]

Book Review: Defectors, by Joseph Kanon

I am so into Spy novels. Mitch Rapp, and Jack Ryan are two of my favorite characters in the genre. I was thrilled when I received a copy of Joseph Kanon’s Defectors to review. What could be better than a spy novel set in Russia during the meat of the Cold War? Little else, let […]

Book Review: LAST CHANCE, by Gregg Hurwitz

Last Chance is the second book in a young adult apocalypse series. The first was Rains. This is one of those times where you definitely need to read Book 1 before diving into Book 2. Last Chance picks up right where Rains left off. The characters are already established, as is the plot. But don’t […]

Netflix Movie Review: The Skeleton Twins

So I went to Netflix and saw that the Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader movie, The Skeleton Twins was recently added. I remember when they made the circuit promoting the film. I made myself a frozen pizza dinner and settled in on the sofa. I figured with Wiig and Hader, Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell, […]