Book Reviews

Oooops, I Did It Again: Top Ten Books I Meant to Read in 2017, but Here I am in 2018 and I Don’t Even Know What’s Happening

Oooops, I Did It Again: Top Ten Books I Meant to Read in 2017, but Here I am in 2018 and I Don’t Even Know What’s Happening

I’m just going to go out on a limb and say that I think the blog title is self-explanatory.  I could have titled it something like “here’s a post to make all you smug readers feel better about being superior to a dumb-dumb like me”.  […]

Blog Tour: Beginnings

Blog Tour: Beginnings

Beginnings, Book 1 of Same Face, Different Place Author: Helen Christmas Publisher information: Chichester Publishing, February 12, 2012 Kindle Edition, 348 pages Genre: Thriller Buy it here: Amazon       From the publisher:   Beginnings is a romantic thriller set in the criminal underworld of 1970s London. […]

2017 in review

 2017 has been over for almost a week, so here’s a quick look back as well as a glimpse into my plans for 2018. Jamie, from the blog Perpetual Page Turner, (click for link) released her 8th annual end-of-year survey for book bloggers. I didn’t […]

Review: Bird Box

Review: Bird Box

Bird Box Author: Josh Malerman Publishing information:  Ecco (February 10, 2015) Paperback, 272 pages Genre: Horror, psychological thriller, fiction   From the publisher:  “Written with the narrative tension of The Road and the exquisite terror of classic Stephen King, Bird Box is a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat horror […]

Wherein a Bookworm Ponders the Benefits and Ill Effects of the Holiday Season

Wherein a Bookworm Ponders the Benefits and Ill Effects of the Holiday Season

The holidays are here.  The most stressful time of the year for many people is here. I mean, it is a beautiful season where we celebrate the festival of lights, the birth of an ancient baby, the longest night of the year, and the Gregorian […]

Review: The Man Who Died

Review: The Man Who Died

Antti Tuomainen seamlessly blends a subtle combination of classic, no-nonsense Nordic noir with macabre humor punctuated with shocking staccatos of grim violence.

REVIEW: Chemistry Lesson Series

REVIEW: Chemistry Lesson Series

which I review the first two books in the Chemistry Lessons Series by Susannah Nix. 

REVIEW: Crossing the Line

REVIEW: Crossing the Line

Review for the US publication release of “Crossing the Line” by Kerry Wilkinson.

REVIEW: Blackmail, Sex, and Lies: A Victorian True Crime Murder Mytery

REVIEW: Blackmail, Sex, and Lies: A Victorian True Crime Murder Mytery

Blackmail, Sex and Lies: A Victorian True Crime Murder Mystery By: Kathryn McMaster Overdue Book Reviews is participating in a blog tour Blackmail, Sex and Lies: A Victorian True Crime Murder Mystery.  Yesterday, I posted a Q&A with Kathryn McMaster on my blog.  Today’s post […]

Q&A and GIVEAWAY: Blackmail, Sex and Lies

Q&A and GIVEAWAY: Blackmail, Sex and Lies

Hello and happy weekend to my readers!  I have the great pleasure of welcoming Kathryn McMaster to my blog to talk to her about her upcoming nonfiction book, Blackmail, Sex and Lies, an accounting of Madeleine Hamilton Smith and her dead french lover, Pierre Emile L’Anglier.  Midcentury 1800’s […]