Book Review: Watcher in the Woods by Kelley Armstrong

*post may contain affiliate links  Title:  Watcher in the Woods Author:  Kelley Armstrong Release Date:  February 9, 2019 Publisher:  St. Martin’s Press Source:  NetGalley The secret town of Rockton has seen some rocky times lately; understandable considering its mix of criminals and victims fleeing society for refuge within its Yukon borders.  Casey Duncan, the town’s only detective on a police force of three, has already faced murder, arson, and falling in love in the several …

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Book Review: Buzz Books 2018 Spring/Summer

Title:  Buzz Books 2018 Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 8, 2018 Publisher:  Publisher’s Lunch Source:  netGalley Our biannual Buzz Books captures all the excitement of the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute and takes it much further. Start off a year of new reading discoveries with substantial excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. (Goodreads) My Review: Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new books! …

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Book Review: Buzz Books 2017 YA Fall/Winter

Title:  Buzz Books 2017 YA Fall/Winter Release Date:  May 16, 2017Publisher:  Publishers LunchSource:  netGalley Our seventh edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being at BookExpo. Buzz Books are just like a box of chocolates, you open it and you can smell the wonderful aroma and they all look so good that you don’t know which one to pick. My advice: pick them all. All the excerpts in this volume …

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Book Review Buzz Books 2017 Spring/Summer

Title:  Buzz Books 2017 Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 13, 2017Publisher:  Publishers LunchSource:  netGalley The tenth edition of Buzz Books captures the excitement of Winter Institute and takes it much further: start off a year of new reading discoveries excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. (Goodreads) Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new-to-me authors that I might not have been exposed to any …

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Perfect by Cecelia Ahern (book review)

Title:  Perfect Author:  Cecelia Ahern Release Date:  April 4, 2017 Publisher:  Feiwel & Friends Source:  NetGalley Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine’s life has completely fractured – all her freedoms gone. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with Carrick – the only person she can trust. But …

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Book Review: The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

Title:  The Bone Witch Author:  Rin Chupeco Release Date:  March 7, 2017 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  NetGalley When Tea accidentally resurrects her brother from the dead, she learns she is different from the other witches in her family.  Her gift for necromancy means that she’s a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community.  But Tea finds solace and guidance with an older, wiser bone witch, who takes Tea and …

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Book Review Buzz Books 2017 YA Spring/Summer

Title:  Buzz Books 2017 YA Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 13, 2017 Publisher:  Publishers Lunch Source:  netGalley Our sixth edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult provides the special excitement of Winter Institute and takes it even further with samples of the best in forthcoming young adult novels months ahead of their actual publication. (Goodreads) My Review: Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new authors, so I’m incredibly happy that this edition knocks …

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Book Review: Buzz Books 2016 Fall/Winter

Title:  Buzz Books 2016 Fall/Winter Release Date:  May 2, 2016Publisher:  Publishers LunchSource:  NetGalley The ninth Buzz Books edition evokes all the excitement of BEA with substantial excerpts from 40 of the most highly-touted books to be published this fall/winter.  Our “digital convention” features such major authors as Amor Towles, Christina Baker Kline, T.C. Boyle, Ann Patchett, Maria Semple, Marisa Silver, and Andrew Gross. We showcase sparkling debuts from soon-to-become literary stars such as Emily Fridlund, …

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Unwanted by Jennifer Estep book review

Title:  Unwanted Author:  Jennifer Estep Release Date:  July 18, 2016 Publisher:  Pocket Star Source:  NetGalley The fallout from his disastrous “family reunion” in Bitter Bite has left Finn feeling hurt, angry, and depressed. He can barely stand to look at himself in the mirror, much less eat any of the delicious barbecue from Gin’s famed Pork Pit restaurant. But when the funeral for a slain security guard at his bank turns into a showdown with …

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Diary of Anna the Girl Witch by Max Candee #BookReview

Title:  Diary of Anna the Girl Witch Author:  Max CandeeRelease Date:  January 1, 2016Publisher:  Helvetic HouseSource:  Review copy provided via NetGalley Set in the Swiss countryside, “Diary of Anna the Girl Witch” blends ancient folklore with a classic coming of age tale about a young witch on the brink of womanhood. Anna Sophia has always known she was different. She just didn’t know how different until now. (Goodreads) My Review: Imagine knowing that you were …

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Buzz Books 2016 YA Fall/Winter

Title:  Buzz Books 2016 YA Fall/WinterRelease Date:  May 2, 2016 Publisher:  Publisher’s LunchSource:  NetGalley This fifth edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult includes substantial pre-publication excerpts from 20 forthcoming young adult and middle grade books. Now everyone can share the same access to the newest YA voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the fall/winter season.You will find a full range of YA titles previewed here – fantasy, humor, romance, and dystopian – and you …

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Buzz Books 2016 Spring/Summer #BookReview

Title:  Buzz Books 2016 Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 14, 2016Publisher:  Publishers LunchSource:  NetGalley Our eighth Buzz Books edition evokes all the excitement of Winter Institute with substantial pre-publication excerpts from 40 adult titles. Enjoy access to the newest voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the upcoming season as you discover breakout books from established authors, sparkling debuts from soon-to-become literary stars, and fascinating memoirs and inspirational nonfiction. (Goodreads) My Review: Buzz Books are one …

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