This cozy mystery is filled with charming surprises, curious revelations, and delightful nods to Filipino-American food, life, and culture.
A three-star rating means I liked it well enough to recommend it to people who are already fans of the genre or the author. Three stars mean I felt that something was lacking with pacing, plot, dialogue, or depth of characterization in a way that at times distracted me from the story.
Happy Endings by Thien-Kim Lam
Take this at face value, no need to dig too deep: Happy Endings is a sexy, steamy Erotica novel, so if you like hot scenes and you’ve got the room on your list for a fast evening read, this is for sure worth a download.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient brings you the intertwining stories of two characters: Theo and Alicia. Arriving at the crumbling Grove psychiatric facility, Theo focuses on getting through to Alicia, the eponymous patient charged with murdering her husband. Between Theo’s first-person account and Alicia’s increasingly frantic journal entries, the reader unravels the motives and context behind an… Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Badass Habits by Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero’s latest, Badass Habits, is a jaunty read that outlines a 21-day self-improvement strategy for, as the title suggests, developing new habits — or ditching old ones. Not unexpectedly, the focus lies primarily in the former: building habits and fostering the mindset you need to do it. Taken at face value, many of the… Continue reading Badass Habits by Jen Sincero