I got an ARC from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Bream Gives Me Hiccups is a collection of short stories. Although I don’t remember actually reading the one with the hiccups. The first story is one about a 9-year old with a divorced mother who took him everywhere  because the father agreed to pay for it as part of their divorce settlement. Or, as he later found out, for a different, deeper reason. Another story that caught my attention was the story of Harper, the unstable college freshman who wrote to her Junior High guidance counsellor about the travails ofRead More →

Written by Jane D. Everly, Havelock is a story about an anonymous (basically) woman who had a chance encounter with the MI6 and decided to turn it to her advantage. The book is the first in a series of books. The first part is short (63 pages) and easy to read. Eliana is a different woman. She has superior combat training and can take on two armed drug dealers by herself, tied to a chair. She is after information, but what? Or who?Read More →

On most social media platforms, the part of my profile that stumps me is the “bio”, or “about me” section. I just cannot figure out what to write. I sit and I think deeply, sometimes even leave the space blank for days. Then I come back and type something. Then I erase it and type a different one. Then I erase that different one and type another one. Then I come back after a few days and change that other one; I can’t seem to find satisfactory words to describe myself in a way that is fitting for the public. It has to say justRead More →