My Book Reviews

Book Review – My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

February 20, 2017

My Sister Rosa “What if the most terrifying person you know is your ten-year-old sister?  Che Taylor loves his younger sister, Rosa. But he’s also certain that she’s a psychopath—clinically, threateningly, dangerously. Recently Rosa has been making trouble, hurting things.  Che is the only one who knows; he’s the only one his sister trusts. Rosa [...]

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Guest Review (my sister!!) – Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean Koontz

February 19, 2017

Dark Rivers of the Heart: A Novel Review by Johanne Pearl Couturier I don’t read the same book twice usually… but this one I did! And even though I gave away most of my “old” books away to charity, I kept the copy of that one so my daughter can to read it because I [...]

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Book Review – Open House by TC Matson

February 18, 2017

Open House The blurb promises a tumultuous relationship (and hints at heartache), and oh boy do we get it. Her torment, and some of the OH NO HE DIDN’T!!! moments, wrung me out!!! The author did a great job bringing the emotional strife to life. I felt the sheer loneliness that the heroine was going [...]

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Reader Confession – Kathy has a thing for single dad book-heroes…

February 15, 2017

Kathy confessed. She loves a certain kind of book-hero. And I can confess with her. I’m a sucker for this one, too! Plus, I’ve found us some reader-recommendations for these VERY books. She says: “This was so easy to answer! I am a sucker for single or widowed Dad romances. I guess I like to [...]

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Book Review – The Evolution of Ivy: Poison by Lauren Campbell

February 11, 2017

The Evolution of Ivy: Poison Well that as fun! I saw the recommendation from one of my all-time crazy twist love story authors ever (Alessandra Torre loved it), and I KNEW I had to jump in and experience this for myself. There’s nothing better than experiencing a thrill of epic guilty-pleasure proportions, especially if there [...]

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Reader Confession – MichelleS confesses her “Book Catnip”…

February 8, 2017

First off… LOL!!! I love the book-terms we come up with here. bev bought us “Catnip“, meaning that certain THING about a story, or blurb that will have us crazy in one-clicking delight, eager to roll in, er, I mean devour our newfound guilty-pleasure. Probably roll in it, too. LOL! MichelleS’s reaction/confession (and the discussion [...]

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Book Review – Wrecking Ball by P. Dangelico

February 6, 2017

Wrecking Ball (Hard To Love Book 1) SWEEEEEET but in perfect harmony with the whole slow-burn, OH-NO-HE-DIDN’T-WHAT-A-JERK kind of fun! Gah I love a reluctant hero (reclusive, or just darn moody) and this one had him in droves! It was exactly as my fellow readers squeeeeee’d about. D.G.: Soooo….Wrecking Ball!!!!!!!!!!! If you FLOVED The Wall of [...]

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Guest Review (my sister!!) – Chained: Brides of the Kindred book 9 by Evangeline Anderson

February 5, 2017

Chained: (BBW Alien Romance) (Brides of the Kindred Book 9) Review by Johanne Pearl Couturier (4.5 stars) Feels so good to be back to reading after so many months! Not that I did not read during those last months, believe me! But they were study books about the mortgage broker’s industry as well as real estate [...]

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