Compass Rose (Compass Rose #1) – Anna Burke

I love reading because stories allow me to feel things I haven’t always been able to let myself feel in real life. When I read, I feel what the characters feel, provided they’re written well. And man, did this book make me feel… Don’t expect warm and comforting from Anna Burke. When she says she … Continue reading Compass Rose (Compass Rose #1) – Anna Burke

Night Tide (A Seal Cove Romance #2) – Anna Burke

You know how girls are told that if a boy pulls their hair, it’s because he likes them? It’s terrible parenting but that’s what I was reminded of when reading about Lillian and Ivy. They also remind me of the tantrums kids throw when there’s too much happening and they can’t contain all the excitement. … Continue reading Night Tide (A Seal Cove Romance #2) – Anna Burke

The Song of the Sea – Jenn Alexander

Some people are brave. And by people, I mean authors. Jenn Alexander in this case. Grief, especially the grief for a lost child, as the topic of a debut novel couldn’t be handled by just anyone. Alexander does it masterfully. Rachel Murray is a good mom but she can't see it. Her six-year-old son Declan … Continue reading The Song of the Sea – Jenn Alexander

Spindrift (A Seal Cove Romance #1) – Anna Burke

Trust me to go from characters dealing with anxiety to another grappling with depression. Ha! Lucky I have the best people around me to help me not get sucked in either. The thing is, when authors are as talented as Clare Ashton or, in this instance, Anna Burke, the books are much more than their … Continue reading Spindrift (A Seal Cove Romance #1) – Anna Burke