Month: June 2017

THROWBACK THURSDAY PICK OF THE..

Posted June 29, 2017 by itsbookt in Crime Fiction, Mystery / 64 Comments
THROWBACK THURSDAY PICK OF THE WEEK

  Published Feb 2015 by Amy Einhorn Books My Rating: 4.5/5   “It was the summer everything changed….” My Sunshine Away unfolds in a Baton Rouge neighborhood best known for cookouts on sweltering summer afternoons, cauldrons of spicy crawfish, and passionate football fandom. But in the summer of 1989, when fifteen-year-old Lindy Simpson–free spirit, track […]

REVIEW: TROPHY SON By Douglas ..

Posted June 26, 2017 by itsbookt in Contemporary Fiction / 29 Comments
REVIEW: TROPHY SON By Douglas Brunt

Published May 2017 by St. Martin’s Press Private lessons. Professional coaches. Specialized camps for sports, math, music, and other fields. Today’s children are pushed to achieve excellence—or else.  Trophy Son, tells the story of a tennis prodigy, from young childhood to the finals of the US Open, Wimbledon, and other tournaments around the world. Growing […]

REVIEW: THE LAST PLACE YOU LOO..

Posted June 21, 2017 by itsbookt in Crime Fiction, Mystery / 12 Comments
REVIEW: THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK BY Kristen Lepionka

Published June 13, 2017 by Minotaur Books Sarah Cook, a beautiful blonde teenager disappeared fifteen years ago, the same night her parents were brutally murdered in their suburban Ohio home. Her boyfriend Brad Stockton – black and from the wrong side of the tracks – was convicted of the murders and sits on death row, […]

REVIEW: THE MARSH KING’S..

Posted June 19, 2017 by itsbookt in Contemporary Fiction, Thriller / 32 Comments
REVIEW: THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER BY Karen Dionne

Published June 13, 2017 By G.P. Putnam’s Sons When notorious child abductor – known as the Marsh King – escapes from a maximum security prison, Helena immediately suspects that she and her two young daughters are in danger. No one, not even her husband, knows the truth about Helena’s past: they don’t know that she […]

REVIEW: THE BRIGHT HOUR By Nin..

Posted June 13, 2017 by itsbookt in Memoir, Tearjerkers / 11 Comments
REVIEW: THE BRIGHT HOUR By Nina Riggs

Published June 6th by Simon & Schuster An exquisite memoir about how to live—and love—every day with “death in the room,” from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air. “We are breathless, but we love the days. They […]