‘The Art of Escapism Cooking’ is a Guidebook for Adventurous Souls Everywhere [REVIEW]

Freezer Dumpling Ravioli

Mandy Lee says her Freezer Dumpling Ravioli is “an upgrade from my public school offering.” (Photo by Mandy Lee, Lady and Pups)

When life takes you to another part of the globe against your will, you’ve got to do something to preserve your sanity! For Mandy Lee, that dilemma got her cooking, churning out one recipe after another and sharing them on her blog, Lady and Pups. Now she’s collected the best of her culinary creations into one beautiful volume, The Art of Escapism Cooking.  Read more of this post

Old Friends Reunite for ‘A Bitter Feast’ in Deborah Crombie’s Latest [REVIEW]

Small town in the hills

Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are ready for a relaxing weekend in Deborah Crombie’s A Bitter Feast. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Wealthy friends, a charming village, and tasty eats come together in Deborah Crombie’s addictive new cozy mystery, A Bitter Feast. Here a fluke accident and possible murder mar what should be a thoroughly enchanting getaway for two of England’s best crime solvers and their family.  Read more of this post

Journey Back to Avonlea with ‘Marilla of Green Gables’ [REVIEW]

Horse in snow

Life at Green Gables can be snowy and cold during the long winter months. (Photo courtesy Canva)

For everyone who fell in love with Anne, journey back to Prince Edward Island’s beloved Avonlea, a place of myth and legend, and discover what transpired there long before we ever encountered L.M. Montgomery’s enigmatic orphan. Meet the woman who ultimately adopted Anne, Marilla of Green Gables, in Sarah McCoy’s enchanting new prequel to the classic series.  Read more of this post

‘Invisible As Air’ Takes A Hard Look At Opioid Addiction [REVIEW]

Woman looking at meadow

A desperate housewife learns to deal with life her own way. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A loving mother. A painful memory. A little cheat. Will her method of dealing with the past be her saving grace or become her private hell? Find out in Zoe Fishman’s insightful new drama, Invisible As Air.  Read more of this post

‘The Last Widow’ Preys On Our Greatest Fears [REVIEW]

Blood test procedure in the laboratory

If they get their hands on her work, everyone is doomed. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A baffling abduction. A disastrous explosion. A vicious foe. If an investigator and his medical examiner girlfriend can’t solve this case in time, America’s death toll will climb exponentially. And in Karin Slaughter’s terrifying new thriller, The Last Widow, we all have skin in the game.  Read more of this post