Book Review | Always the Bridesmaid by Lindsey Kelk

Authour: Lindsey Kelk Format: Advance Reader Copy, 386 pages Publication date: June 16th 2015 Publisher: Harper Collins Publisher Social Media: Twitter/Facebook/SavvyReader Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: For some of you, readers June is the start of the “wedding season” which means all those invitations to weddings of family and […]

Mystery Monday | The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard

Mystery Mondays is a sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly and sometimes monthly 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. […]

Frenzy Presents 2014 | Four Titles I Can’t Wait For!

Last Sunday, I got the great privilege of attending my first publisher event for bloggers. Hosted by the HarperCollins team at their offices, “Frenzy Presents” is sort of like a fall preview but just for upcoming YA titles from Harper. Anyways instead of doing an event recap, I’d thought I’d just highlight four of the […]

Book Review | Laughing All the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz

Authour: Zarqa Nawaz Format: Advance Reader Copy, 237 pages Publication date: June 24th 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Back in high school, I discovered and fell in love with a Canadian television show called Little Mosque on the Prairie. It was so different from all […]

Book Review | The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson

Authour: Jonas Jonasson Format: Advance Reader Copy, 387 pages Publication date: April 29th 2014 Publisher: Harper Collins Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “Nombeko had no intention of being more cooperative toward the smarmy man than she had been in the shower the day before. So she replied that, as […]

Book Review | The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld

Authour: Rene Denfeld Format: Trade Paperback , 233 pages Publication date: March 4th 2014 Publisher: Harper Source: Gifted. Review: “Why. Because you love me?” His voice is snide. “Because you care?” “No.” She feels her voice turn into a calm river. “Why, then?” “It’s my job.” (p.56) Rene Denfeld’s The Enchanted is one of those […]

Book Review | After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Authour Laura Lippman Format: Advance Reader Copy, 334 pages Publication date: February 11th 2014 Publisher: William Morrow Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Laura Lippman’s After I’m Gone is one of those books that slowly creep up on you and sucks you in without you even realizing it. Well at […]

Mystery Mondays | Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Mystery Mondays is a sometimes weekly, sometimes biweekly and sometimes monthly 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. […]

Book Review | The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

Authour: Amy Tan Format: Advance Reader Copy, 589 pages Publication date: November 5th 2013 Publisher: Harpercollins Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Moving between the dazzling world of courtesans in turn of the century Shanghai, a remote Chinese mountain village, and the rough-hewn streets of nineteenth-century San Francisco, Amy Tan’s […]

Book Review |The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

Authour: Patrick Ness Format: Advance Reader Copy, 310 pages Publication date: January 27th 2013 Publisher: Penguin Press (USA), Harpercollins (Canada) Source: Received from publisher for book club promotion. Synopsis: The extraordinary happens every day… One night, George Duncan – decent man, a good man – is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a […]