Book Review | The Weight of Small Things by Julie Lancaster

Book Description Nine-year-old Frankie Appleton likes to count gates. One day she hopes to design the perfect gate - a gate to keep the bad things out. Little does she know that the bad things have already got in. Now her mother is dead, and the only other person with a house key has disappeared.… Continue reading Book Review | The Weight of Small Things by Julie Lancaster

Book Review | Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon

Thank you to Harlequin Trade Books for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description In Hannah Mary McKinnon’s psychological thriller, SISTER DEAR (MIRA Trade; May 26, 2020; $17.99), the obsession of Single White Female meets the insidiousness of You, in a twisted fable about the ease of letting in those who wish us harm,… Continue reading Book Review | Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon

Book Review | Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Thank you to The Write Reads for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description Things I know about Harrow Lake:1.It's where my father shot his most disturbing slasher film.2.There's something not right about this town. Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker--she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father… Continue reading Book Review | Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Book Review | The Secret of the Chateau by Kathleen McGurl

Thank you to Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on the blog tour. Book Description Everything is about to change… 1789. Pierre and Catherine Aubert, the Comte and Comtesse de Verais, have fled the palace of Versailles for their château, deep in the French Alps. But as revolution spreads through the country, even hidden away the… Continue reading Book Review | The Secret of the Chateau by Kathleen McGurl

Book Review | This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf

Thank you to Harlequin Trade for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description THIS IS HOW I LIEDAuthor: Heather GudenkaufISBN: 9780778309703Publication Date: May 12, 2020Publisher: Park Row BooksBuy Links: Harlequin Barnes & NobleAmazonBooks-A-MillionPowell’s With the eccentricity of Fargo and the intensity of Sadie, THIS IS HOW I LIED by Heather Gudenkauf (Park Row Books; May 12,… Continue reading Book Review | This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf

Book Review | Marrow Jam by Susan A. King

Thank you to Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description Some people would describe Beattie Bramshaw as a pillar of the community. Others would praise her role as a stalwart of the Women’s Institute. Many would applaud her numerous successes in the bakery category at the annual village show. A… Continue reading Book Review | Marrow Jam by Susan A. King

Guest Post | Shauna Bickley, author of The Worst Lie, on How Long it Takes to Write a Book

Thank you to Rachel's Random Resources for a spot on this blog tour I have the honor of welcoming Shauna Bickley to my blog today. She has written a wonderful mystery book which I will share a bit about after Shauna's post. So, please join me in welcoming Shauna to Tessa Talks Books. Welcome, Shauna… Continue reading Guest Post | Shauna Bickley, author of The Worst Lie, on How Long it Takes to Write a Book

Book Review | Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

Book Description Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy liberal arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. Nina learned from the best: Her mother was the original con artist, hustling to give her… Continue reading Book Review | Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

Book Review | The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler

Thank you to Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description The perfect couple…or the perfect lie? ​A year and a half ago, Gemma met the love of her life, Danny. Since then, their relationship has been like something out of a dream. But one Friday evening, Gemma returns home to… Continue reading Book Review | The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler

Book Review | Trust in You by Julia Firlotte

Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot on this blog tour. Book Description From the moment she met him, Ella Peterson had questions. As always, though, she’s too shy to ask. Older and sexy as hell, mysterious Adam Brook soon sweeps sheltered Ella off her feet; but is he as perfect as he… Continue reading Book Review | Trust in You by Julia Firlotte

Book Review & Excerpt | The Final Deception by Heather Graham

Book Description Witness the thrilling conclusion to the beloved New York Confidential series, in THE FINAL DECEPTION (MIRA Books; March 31, 2020; $26.99). Kieran and Craig are about to take on their most chilling case yet as they hunt for a deranged serial killer who has escaped from prison to satisfy his need to kill… Continue reading Book Review & Excerpt | The Final Deception by Heather Graham

Book Review | Spider Games by KJ McGillick

Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot on this blog tour and wishing Rachel a speedy recovery. Book Description How do you kill a spider?    Kate O’Brien is pure dedication; she believes in the justice system. This feisty, no-nonsense attorney works herself to the bone every day, tirelessly building her reputation and career.… Continue reading Book Review | Spider Games by KJ McGillick