The House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine Howe

Following her solid debut of “The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane”, author Katherine Howe took a three year break before releasing her sophomore novel “The House of Velvet and Glass”. The book was absolutely worth the wait. “The House of Velvet and Glass” is the story of the fates of the Allston family and thoseContinue reading “The House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine Howe”

Horns by Joe Hill

Ignatius Martin Perrish (an (innocent) person of interest in his girlfriend’s horrific murder) wakes up, intensely hungover, with horns. Only the latter is a new occurrence and Ig freaks out (does this make him the devil?). Unfortunately, in addition to actually having painful, throbbing horns extending from his skull, these horns encourage those Ig encountersContinue reading “Horns by Joe Hill”

Stolen Prey by John Sandford

In a small Minnesota town, an entirely family has been tortured and murdered (right down to the family pets). Lucas Davenport is called to what is the most brutal scene he has ever witnessed. After investigating the family’s business for clues, they can’t find any sign of involvement in drugs or money laundering, but somethingContinue reading “Stolen Prey by John Sandford”

Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas

In the third entry into the Friday Harbor series, we are introduced to Zoe Hoffman, an almost comically beautiful, divinely talented chef for a local bed and breakfast. After having her heart broken from a surprise ending to her first marriage, Zoe is ready to give up on love. Alex Nolan, who’s never believed inContinue reading “Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas”