Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott

I remember Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott being a good book.  Sadly, it has fallen ill to the passage of time.  I read it much too long ago and I simply can not remember anything about it.  And that my friends is a very sad thing because Elizabeth Scott rocks.  I [...]

Hush, Baby Ghostling by Andrea Beaty, Illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre

Hush, Baby Ghostling by Andrea Beaty and ilustrated by Pascal Lemaitre is the perfect bedtime Halloween book for the much younger set and one that won’t leave them frightened at all. Mama ghost sings her sweet baby ghostling a soft bedtime lullaby: Hush, Baby Ghostling. The haunting hour is past. The bats have ceased their [...]

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll, Illustrated by Howard McWilliams

Such a gorgeous picture book!  Last year Amanda at A Patchwork of Books was so enthusiastic about this book that I just knew I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll and illustrated by Howard McWilliams was something special long before I got my hands on it. Ethan can’t go to sleep properly.  Not when his [...]

Cult Insanity: A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement by Irene Spencer

Forgive me for using the book jacket description for Cult Insanity: A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement by Irene Spencer.  I am so backlogged in the number of reviews I need to write and I’m finding that often it is the summary that slows me down.  When I sat down to begin to [...]

The Widow’s Season by Laura Brodie

The Widow’s Season by Laura Brodie has a great first line, “Sarah McConnell’s husband had been dead three months when she saw him in the grocery store.  He was standing at the end of the seasonal aisle, contemplating a display of plastic pumpkins, when, for one brief moment, he lifted his head and looked into [...]