ARC Review: MADAM

Madam by Phoebe Wynne | Publisher: St. Martin’s Press | Genre: Thriller, YA, Contemporary | Find it on: Goodreads | Publishing: 18 May 2021 Hot Take: A modern Jane Eyre without a Mr. Rochester where Jane embraces her isolation to teach other girls the power of being alone. I struggled to rate this book because…

Cozy Sunday: Better Off Wed

The murder of a particularly difficult mother-of-the-bride has cast a pall on wedding planner Annabelle Archer’s latest triumph — and suspicion falls heavily on her sometime-business partner and friend Richard Gerard. Annabelle knows that even her trusted wedding emergency kit won’t be able to salvage their careers if she and Richard can’t find the real…

The Woman Outside My Door Offers Tepid Thrills

The Woman Outside My Door by Rachel Ryan | Publisher: Gallery Books | Genre: Thriller | Find it on: Goodreads This perfectly adequate thriller provides a well written mystery but lacks emotional depth. Cody has a new grandmother. One his mother had never seen and his father doesn’t believe exists. But when Cody disappears “New…