Book Report: Smoke River

CONTEST ALERT! Win a copy of Krista Foss’ buzzy debut, about a tenuous land claim in a sleepy southern Ontario community.

Book Report: Crazy Rich Asians

CONTEST ALERT! Looking for a beach read that’ll truly sweep you away? Look no further than Kevin Kwan’s deliciously dishy Crazy Rich Asians. Plus, you could win a copy for yourself!

Book Report: Keep Your Friends Close

CONTEST ALERT! Looking to get lost in a twisty turny pulpy thriller? Look no further than buzzy author Paula Daly’s second offering. Plus, enter to win a copy of this intense new book!

Book Report: The One & Only

CONTEST ALERT! Emily Giffin and ‘beach read’ are practically synonymous – making this breezy, Texas-set novel a natural fit for my series of summertime books.

Book Report: Abroad

CONTEST ALERT! This ripped from the headlines read presents a fictionalized version of the infamous Amanda Knox case. The twist? It’s told from the perspective of a Meredith Kercher-esque character, in the months leading up to her untimely end.

Book Report: The Fever

CONTEST ALERT! Forget the sweltering heat – this new read from beloved author Megan Abbott will have you feeling feverish.

Book Report: Bittersweet

CONTEST ALERT! Get ready to fill up that beach bag with an embroiling new read: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore. Learn why this buzzy novel will hook you + how to win a copy of it for yourself.

Book Report: The Three

CONTEST ALERT! Looking for an eerie way to get through a rainy spring day? Consider curling up with The Three: a compendium-style story about four nearly simultaneous plane crashes and the child survivors that wreak havoc afterward.

Book Report: Dreams of Gods & Monsters

CONTEST ALERT! Bring a little myth and magic into your life with Laini Taylor’s breathtaking Daughter of Smoke & Bone series. I’m reviewing the final book and giving away all three titles to one lucky reader!

Book Report: What We Hide

What’s The Buzz?: Some people just seem to spring up out of nowhere as authors – Marthe Jocelyn however, has a rather long and diverse career as a children’s book author and illustrator. Her titles range from preschool-aged picture books all the way up to preteen and teen novels, including her latest offering, What We … Continue reading

Book Report: Frog Music

CONTEST ALERT! After the runaway success of Room, people have been waiting to see what Emma Donoghue will do next. The answer is Frog Music – which you can win a copy of through the Canadian Gift Guide!

Book Report: Half Bad

CONTEST ALERT! This year’s buzz book has to be Sally Green’s Half Bad – a modern-day story of witches and wizards in England. Sound familiar? It’s possible to draw similarities to the beloved Harry Potter…learn what by reading this post + find out how you could win a copy of your own!

Book Report: Panic

CONTEST ALERT! It’s a big week for YA fiction, starting with Lauren Oliver’s latest standalone effort, Panic. Learn what it’s all about and how you can win a copy.

Book Report: The Lemon Grove

CONTEST ALERT! Looking for a steamy escape from the snowy outdoors? Helen Walsh’s The Lemon Grove delivers an exotic locale and a scintillating tale of passion. Plus I’ve got five signed copies to give away!

Book Report: The Museum of Extraordinary Things

CONTEST ALERT! If you’re already an Alice Hoffman you’ll likely be psyched to know her next novel (after the beloved The Dovekeepers) hits the shelves today. Learn what it’s all about and how you can win a copy.