WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS, by Erin Bartels, Fleming H. Revell Co, Graf-Martin

When Detroit Free Press reporter Elizabeth Balsam meets James Rich, his strange request--that she look up a relative she didn't know she had in order to deliver an old camera and a box of photos--seems like it isn't worth her time. But when she loses her job after a botched investigation, she suddenly finds herself … Continue reading WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS, by Erin Bartels, Fleming H. Revell Co, Graf-Martin

THE SISTERS OF THE WINTER WOOD, by Rena Rossner, Redhook/Hachette Book Group

Out September 2018 Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life - even if they've heard of troubling times for Jews elsewhere. When their parents travel to visit their dying grandfather, the sisters are left behind in their home in the woods. But before they … Continue reading THE SISTERS OF THE WINTER WOOD, by Rena Rossner, Redhook/Hachette Book Group

GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE, by Natasha Ngan, Hachette Book Group

Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It's the highest honor they could hope for...and the most cruel. But this year, there's a ninth girl. And instead of paper, she's made of fire. In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and … Continue reading GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE, by Natasha Ngan, Hachette Book Group

MUSE OF NIGHTMARES, by Laini Taylor, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old. She believed she knew every horror and was beyond surprise. She was wrong. In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their … Continue reading MUSE OF NIGHTMARES, by Laini Taylor, Little, Brown & Company/Hachette Book Group

LOVE THY BODY, ANSWERING THE HARD QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE AND SEXUALITY, by Nancy R. Pearcey, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

Are transgender people discovering their authentic self? Is the hookup culture really liberating? Does abortion lead to equality for women? Does homosexuality contradict our biological sex? In Love Thy Body, bestselling and award-winning author Nancy Pearcey takes on the hard questions about life and sexuality. A two-time winner of the ECPA Gold Medallion Award, Pearcey … Continue reading LOVE THY BODY, ANSWERING THE HARD QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE AND SEXUALITY, by Nancy R. Pearcey, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

HEADS UP! New Book by KAREN SWAN! “THE GREEK ESCAPE” My Review Coming Soon!

AUTHOR PAGE LINK HERE MY INTERVIEW: KAREN SWAN: HERE ABOUT THE GREEK ESCAPE A scorching and sensational summer novel from the Globe and Mail bestselling author of The Paris Secret and The Rome Affair. Set between the skyscrapers of Manhattan and the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean, The Greek Escape will leave you breathless … Continue reading HEADS UP! New Book by KAREN SWAN! “THE GREEK ESCAPE” My Review Coming Soon!

THE TASTER, by V.S. Alexander, Kensington Fiction

Amid the turbulence of World War II, a young German woman finds a precarious haven closer to the source of danger than she ever imagined--one that will propel her through the extremes of privilege and terror under Hitler's dictatorship . . . In early 1943, Magda Ritter's parents send her to relatives in Bavaria, hoping … Continue reading THE TASTER, by V.S. Alexander, Kensington Fiction

THE BREADWINNER, by Deborah Ellis, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press

Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, 11-year-old Parvana has rarely been outdoors. Barred from attending school, shopping at the market, or even playing in the streets of Kabul, the heroine of Deborah Ellis's engrossing children's novel The Breadwinner is trapped inside her family's one-room home. That is, until the Taliban hauls away her father and … Continue reading THE BREADWINNER, by Deborah Ellis, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press

STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA

Description When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured … Continue reading STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA