Cat’s Jane Eyre Affair

I’ll start as I mean to go on.  That is, I don’t tend to hold much back.  When someone asks me ‘how are you?’ I’m more likely than not to tell them exactly how I actually am, instead of the rote ‘fine, and yourself?’ I have long struggled with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, panic attacks and […]

Waiting on Wednesday | The Place on Dalhousie

The Place on Dalhousieby Melina MarchettaContemporaryViking | April 2, 2019 About the Book:  ‘You look the type to break your father’s heart.’‘Yeah, but he broke mine first.’ When Rosie Gennaro first meets Jimmy Hailler, she has walked away from life in Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for […]

Top 5 Tuesday | 2018 Books I Missed

Top 5 Tuesday, you’ve made me sad! I like YA.  I’ve read YA my whole life, and so what if I’m nearly 40.  It’s still one of my favorite types of books to read.  However, with that said, lately I haven’t felt an interest in picking one up.  I know I’ll always be a young […]

Early Review | Loving a Warrior by Melanie Hansen

Loving a Warrior by Melanie HansenStandaloneMilitary Romance M/MCarina Press | November 26, 2018 About the Book: BUD/S: six months of the most intense training there is. It’s survival of the toughest, and Matt Knytych is determined to come out the other side a navy SEAL. Distraction is life or death. And just the sight of former marine […]

Blog Tour Spotlight & Excerpt | Murder at the Mill by MB Shaw

Murder at the Mill by MB ShawAn Iris Grey Mystery #1MysteryTrapeze | November 2, 2018 About the Book:   As featured in the Sunday Times, the first festive mystery in a new crime series from bestselling author Tilly Bagshawe – a must-read for fans of Agatha Christie’s Marple and Midsomer Murders. A picture hides a thousand […]

Birdie’s Pre-list for Beat the Backlist 2019

Last year I wrote that 2017 was rough.  Well, 2017 had nothing on 2018.  My family had a rough year, and it definitely had an impact on my reading.  For 2019 I’m going lighter on my list and reading more spur of the moment, even when it comes to my backlist picks.  I want to […]