Category Archives: Heather

REVIEW – Those We Fear by Victoria Griffith

Reviewed By Heather 4/5 I love mystery/suspense set in the UK. There's something about them that brings to mind Agatha Christie novels set in England; it always makes me feel nostalgic for her wonderful work. "Those We Fear" is set in Scotland. The main character, Maria is in the United States Witness Protection Program (the…
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AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Heidi Perks

Heather's Interview with Heidi Perks  1. I devoured this book in one day... the writing was fast paced and interesting. I enjoy novels written from different perspectives because it's like picking up a new story every chapter. Do you usually write this way or was this book an exception? Firstly, thank you and I’m glad…
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REVIEW – Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Reviewed by Heather 5/5 I saw the movie for this novel first, which is odd for me because I usually read books first and I rarely watch movies. But I was so impressed with the movie and the way Julianne Moore portrayed the title character that I just had to read immediately. I confess that…
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REVIEW – Beneath The Surface by Heidi Perks

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 Seventeen year old Abi comes home from school one day and discovers her mother and two year old sisters are missing. They've apparently left without her and Abi, has no idea why.Fourteen years later, she still doesn't understand it. Over the course of the novel, through letters Abi writes to her…
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Review – A Story of Like by Courtney Clark

Reviewed by Heather 3.5 /5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00ZANGR3G" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51s3KvS2-NL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="114"] Life has been crazy for me right now, so I couldn't take any more heaviness and really needed a light hearted read. "A Story of Like" really filled that need. I enjoyed the characters and the story…
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REVIEW – Lot 28 by Garrett Pomitcher

Reviewed by Heather 3.5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B011PLFN6S" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41B-K7DjhqL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"]I love a fast paced detective novel. "Lot 28" takes us back to the private dicks of yesteryear, set in the 1950s on a Hollywood film lot. This novel would make a great movie...lots a of memorable characters with…
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REVIEW – Letters to Myself by Sheryl Lee

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B0101A1520" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/515YuWNNzZL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"]I enjoyed this book a lot. Cassie is a middle aged woman who has a husband with a history of mental illness or chemical imbalance. It's never really clear what the issue is, although Cassie alludes to ADHD several…
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Review – Jay Walking by Tracy Krimmer

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00YAWO7AI" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/513rPjSqsAL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"] I read "Caching In" a few months ago and Chelsea was one of the characters introduced in the novel. Even though she was a minor character, her actions throughout the novel were repugnant. I really, really didn't like…
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REVIEW – In The Woods by Tana French

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B004S2W5C2" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51zNM6AjoNL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="99"] Mystery/suspense novels are my absolute favorite genre to read. They can also be my least favorite if they're not written well. I like a mystery to be solvable by my own personal "detective" skills, yet surprising enough that…
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REVIEW – Jay Walking by Tracy Krimmer

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00YAWO7AI" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/513rPjSqsAL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"] I read "Caching In" a few months again and Chelsea was one of the characters introduced in the novel. Even though she was a minor character, her actions throughout the novel were repugnant. I really, really didn't like…
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