Book Outside My Genre: Mischling (Affinity Konar) @affinity_konar @leeboudreauxbks @RandomHouseCA

Screen Shot 2017-03-14 at 11.20.59 AM.pngI have always been fascinated by historical fiction set in the Holocaust; I think it has something to do with the stories of human survival. I find myself completely enveloped in these types of novels. The characters are what make them. I relish in their tenacity and cheer for them as they defy odds.   I cry for their loss. I will them to live. Needless to say, this novel gave me all the feels.

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Book Review: Humans Bow Down (James Patterson) @JP_Books @HBGCanada

 

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In a world run by machines, humans are the endangered species. After a devastating war, the robots (known as Hu-bots) have won. Surviving humans have two options; submit or be banished. Six, a young woman, chooses the ladder and soon is a fiery rebel on the run.  With nothing to lose, and a secret weapon that could save humankind, can she unlock the secret that can save her life? Or will she be forced to bow down…forever?

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Book Review: The Nightwalker (Sebastian Fitzek) @Pegasus_Books @SebastianFitzek

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Leon Nader suffers from insomnia; as a child sleepwalker, he had violent episodes and had to turn to psychiatric treatment for his condition. As he grows up, these symptoms subside and he is virtually cured. One day, when his wife suddenly disappears from their apartment, Leon is worried that his old illness has resurfaced. Desperate for answers, Leon attaches a camera to his forehead to track his movements as he sleeps. When he finds a chilling discovery when he watches the video in the morning, Leon is forced to fight through what is reality and what is unconscious to save his family, and himself, before it is too late….

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#cjsreads2017: Presidents’ Day (Seth Margolis) @DiversionBooks

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For our second February read, we chose a political thriller!  Presidents’ Day by Seth Margolis releases tomorrow (02/07/17)

Keep reading below for a synopsis of the book and our thoughts.

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#cjsreads2017: Distress Signals (Catherine Ryan Howard) @cathryanhoward

 

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As mentioned previously (check out my original post here), I am partaking in monthly buddy reads with two of my favourite Bookstagrammers- Chandra and Jessica.  For our first read of February, we read Distress Signals by Catherine Ryan Howard and we LOVED it!

Keep reading below for a synopsis of the book and our thoughts.

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Book Review: Kill the Father (Sandrone Dazieri) @sandronedazieri @ScribnerBooks

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Kill the Father, the new release by Sandrone Dazieri, is a complex and thrilling murder mystery that will take you on quite the ride.   Fast paced plot, dynamic characters, and intelligent writing had me reading late into the night. I couldn’t put this one down.

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#cjsreads2017: Sleight (Sloane Kady)

As mentioned previously (check out my original post here), I am partaking in monthly buddy reads with two of my favourite Bookstagrammers- Chandra and Jessica.  For our fourth read, we chose a previously published novel called Sleight by Sloane Kady.

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Friday Finds 9: January 27, 2017

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Friday Finds (a feature originated by Jenn at Books and A Beat) showcases the most interesting books that I have encountered during the last week and have added to my TBR wish list on Goodreads.

I am constantly adding titles to my never-ending TBR list and I can’t wait to share them with people.

Check out my newest and most wanted additions (or editions?…see what I did there!)

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Blog Tour- Accused (Mark Toscano @Aria_Fiction) #Bookreview #Guestpost

Screen Shot 2017-01-23 at 8.34.43 PM.pngThrilled to be today’s stop on the blog tour for Accused by Mark Toscano!

Coming at you today with a guest post from Mark Toscano himself and my review for Accused.    But first, let’s take a look at the synopsis from Goodreads:

About Accused

 A crime reporter. A strange murder. An ex-convict with a dark secret…

Onofrio Palillo receives compensation many years after wrongful imprisonment for murder. Whilst trying to arrange an interview, Fabrizio Corsaro, a crime reporter, finds Palillo dead at his home.   Investigations reveal incriminating evidence, which lead detectives to arrest Fabrizio himself for the murder. It’s left to his brother Roberto, a criminal lawyer, to save Fabrizo from the nightmare into which his life has suddenly been plunged.   With the help of deputy police prefect Domenico Fisichella, Roberto delves into Palillo’s mysterious past. They discover an old secret that puts them on the trail of the most powerful man in Sicily, Giorgio Moncada.   A complex story, full of mystery and memorable characters.

Buy Links

 Amazon: http://amzn.to/2edTZfc

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2gpOyPA

iBooks: http://apple.co/2fCz6xR

 Google Play: http://bit.ly/2g39lan

Keep reading for a Guest Post by Mark Toscano and my review of Accused!

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