Book Review | Traveling with Ghosts: A Memoir by Shannon Leone Fowler

Authour: Shannon Leone Fowler Format: ARC, 294 pages Publication date: February 21st 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Both the authour, and the (human) love of her life, Sean were only in their twenties when Sean was stung by a jellyfish in Thailand and died almost instantaneously. What […]

Mystery Monday | Escape to Havana by Nick Wilkshire

Mystery Mondays is an occasional review feature here on Words of Mystery that showcases books in the mystery (and on occasion thriller) genre that we are currently reading and our thoughts on them. Feel free to comment and leave suggestions as to what we should read and review next. Who is it by? Nick Wilkshire […]

Book Review | The Elephants in My Backyard by Rajiv Surendra

Authour: Rajiv Surendra Format: Hardcover, 288 pages Publication date: November 22nd 2016 Publisher: Random House Canada Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: ” I had no choice here. This was the clarity I needed–Pi was everything to me, and here on out, it was all or nothing.” p. 166 As […]

Book Review | The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Authour: Viet Thanh Nguyen Format: ARC, 440 pages Publication date: February 7th 2017 Publisher: Grove Press Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: You may have heard of the writer, Viet Thanh Nguyen from his Pulitzer (and other prizes/awards) winning debut novel The Sympathizer. And while the synopsis of The Sympathizer […]