for the Bookworms

A different kind of mystery

I think we can all agree that I like weird books, or at least, weird-adjacent ones. Staying neatly within all the genre conventions, not exactly my thing; blending genres, even better. When I began reading my friend Andy Zach's new book (or, newer book...he publishes faster than I can read!), I just knew I needed to do a post about different sorts of mysteries, mysteries told a little differently than all the books you first would see on the "Mystery" genre section of Amazon or your favorite bookshop. This is that post....

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for the Writers

On having a booklaunch on your birthday

- Books usually launch on a Tuesday (similar to how movies usually release on a Thursday) - My birthday was a couple months away on a Tuesday - This opportunity would only occur every 6 or so years (give or take a leap year) So I seized the opportunity, and you may be wondering: Was it worth it? In this blogpost, I answer that question...


Life is a mystery. You’re the detective.

"We are all detectives with every good story." That's what my friend Amber said when reading I Know You Like a Murder. It's true. Books invite the reader to figure out what's happening between the lines. And a good story keeps the reader guessing. In "I Know You Like a Murder", you as the reader are the… Continue reading Life is a mystery. You’re the detective.

psychological thriller book review "In a Dark Dark Wood"
for the Bookworms

Book Review: In a Dark Dark Wood

Leave it to me to bring this book on my vacation in a cottage in the middle of nowhere... (is there any other way???) And leave it to me to pinpoint the psychopath right away. So I knew the murderer pretty quick, but I was still entranced by the story, wondering how it all went… Continue reading Book Review: In a Dark Dark Wood