book review | over maya dead body

FBI Special Agent Serena Jones arrives on Martha's Vineyard with her family, ready for a little bit of R&R and a whole lot of reminiscing as they celebrate the engagement of an old family friend. But crime doesn't take a vacation, and she's soon entangled in an investigation of a suspicious death tied to an [...]


book review | kristian’s war

Once upon a time, there was a brown house. In that brown house, there was a brown family (we're Filipino jsyk, this was not meant to be some kind of racist statement or anything); there was Daddy and Mommy, and their three younglings: Kuya, Ate, and Bullit-- but you know her to be Jazzy. One [...]

book review | the captain’s daughter

When a series of circumstances beyond her control leave Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in London, she chances upon a job backstage at a theater which is presenting the most popular show in London. A talented musician and singer, she feels immediately at home and soon becomes enthralled with the idea of pursuing a career [...]

book review | a question of honor

A man. A child. A war. When German soldiers invade France during World War II, young Joyanna's perfect world is shattered. In the hands of those who hate her, she battles to comprehend why people can be so ruthless and cold toward those whom they have never met. David Sullivan, pilot in the Royal Air Force, was [...]

book review | deadly proof

add on goodreads In the biggest case of her career, attorney Kate Sullivan is tapped as lead counsel to take on Mason Pharmaceutical because of a corporate cover-up related to its newest drug. After a whistleblower dies, Kate knows the stakes are much higher than her other lawsuits.Former Army Ranger turned private investigator Landon James is [...]

book review | the notes in our hearts

Two generations, one song... my review - 5 Awww! Oh, my dude! That was the cutest! My heart is all warm and happy but like a very bittersweet happy... 💖💖💖💖 Such a sweet story. Gabriellyn presents such a sensitively told story of sacrifice, love, and hope; all told with tender poignancy.   I absolutely adore how the past and present [...]

r a p u n z e l

Right in the middle of my ceiling hangs the monsterous gargoyle. It's stony eyes carving fear into my heart. Etched into it's side was in intricate design of swirls and arrows. Black shiny stones embellish the edges of the figure. The teeth gnaw out at me, it's sneer gripping me. It always appears right there when...