With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

Month: October 2021

October 14, 2021

The Factory Girl and the Fey

Jane Thorburn straddles two worlds: her life as a “factory girl” in Scotland’s mills, and her birthright as fairy royalty. Abandoned by her parents as an infant, and uncertain about the true motives of the Fey, she learns to depend only on herself. All she wants is to be a great weaver and live an independent life.

October 14, 2021

The King’s Anatomist: The Journey of Andreas Vesalius

A debut novel by Ron Blumenfeld, The King’s Anatomist is a fascinating medical history blended eloquently with meaningful relationships and a riveting mystery. Set within a pivotal time in European history, the story carries readers through some of the most important medical discoveries while engaging them in a deeply personal story of growing older and confronting relationships. A fictional masterpiece with real and relevant historical sources, The King’s Anatomist is as enlightening as it is enjoyable.

October 12, 2021

Voices in the Mist

Marry a Catholic stranger, or flee the only world she’s ever known: Headstrong Bruna de Gansard must choose one or the other to protect her Cathar family from the inquisitors. The Orphans of Tolosa Trilogy comes to a dramatic end in this gripping story of loyalty and betrayal, set amidst the violence and peril of the Albigensian Crusades.

October 11, 2021

Ghost Forest

From the Publisher:
Buoyant, heartbreaking, and unexpectedly funny, Ghost Forest is a slim novel that envelops the reader in joy and sorrow. Fung writes with a poetic and haunting voice, layering detail and abstraction, weaving memory and oral history to paint a moving portrait of a Chinese-Canadian astronaut family.

October 10, 2021

The Only Child

The Only Child by Miranda Rijks Published October 10, 2021by Inkubator Books Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Domestic Suspense DESCRIPTIONOne little boy. One little lie. Where will it end? Chantal and Stuart are a golden couple. She’s a high-flying divorce lawyer dealing with the biggest case of her career, and he’s the darling of daytime television, on […]

October 8, 2021

The Weekend Escape

The Weekend Escape by Rakie Bennett Published October 8, 2021by One More Chapter Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Suspense Description A deserted island, a vicious storm, a murderer amongst friends… It was meant to be a fun reunion, a chance for six friends to reconnect and relive the adventures that brought them together in the […]

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