A Peculiar Girl in a Peculiar World

Apart from the Crowd by Jen Turano Genre: historical fiction, romance, inspirational Publisher: Bethany House Date: April 18, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A “Turn your troubles over to God, and…accept what He may have in store for you.” – Behind the Scenes Miss Permilia Griswold may have been given the opportunity […]

Book: Firstborn

Firstborn by Tosca Lee Genre: thriller, contemporary, suspense, Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date: May 2, 2017 Reviewed by: Brit Gay Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Welcome back to the continuation in the adventures of the progeny: men and women born with innate abilities that assist them to compel people to their will. The audience meets right […]

Salem’s Curse: More Twists Than a Series of Roundhouse Kicks      

Salem’s Curse by Sydney Bristow Genre: paranormal, thriller, suspense Publisher: Amazon digital services Date: February 18, 2017 Reviewed by: Courtney DeWitt Fiction Addict Scorecard: C I recently forged back into e-reading with the addition of NetGalley. Years ago, when my husband gave me my Kindle, I went crazy over the vast catalog of self-published and […]

Chastain’s Antonina Shows Courage of a Lion and Gentleness of a Lamb in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

Title:  The Zookeeper’s Wife Directed by: Niki Caro Theatrical Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Release Date: April 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Susan Tolleson Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B The opening scenes of The Zookeeper’s Wife might lead viewers to believe they’re about to see a beautiful tale of the relationship between animals and […]

Thirty-Two Going on Spinster

Thirty-Two Going on Spinster by Becky Monson Genre: comedy, romance, contemporary Publisher: CreateSpace Date: December 2012 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Julia Dorning is pretty convinced she’s a spinster. And if she’s not, she’s going to be. At the ripe old age of thirty-two, she’s not married and she lives with her […]

Book: The White Feather Murders

The White Feather Murders by Rachel McMillan Genre: historical, mystery Publisher: Harvest House Date: May 1, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Move over Ray DeLuca there is a new dream boat in town.     Toronto, 1914. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts never could have imagined their crime-solving skills would set them up […]