© Kourtney Dyson and Kourtney's Bookshelf 2017

May 17, 2018

Thank you to Berkley Publishing for my free review copy.  All opinions are my own.

I had the highest of hopes for Kimmery Martin's The Queen of Hearts and she did not disappoint!  I stumbled across the cover reveal for this one on Instagram and it blew me away.  I didn'...

January 18, 2018

'The reality of who someone is online and the reality of who that person is in real life are often two different things.' - Izzy, The Social Affair

Britney King's The Social Affair is so realistic it's frightening.  This is likely my favorite Britney King novel to date....

December 6, 2017

“We’re all such good people.  Until we’re not.  Until something pushes us over the edge.” - Unreliable Narrator, Lie To Me

Lie To Me by J.T. Ellison is a fast-paced page turner that will keep your head spinning until the end.  I was absolutely hooked on this book f...

October 5, 2017

“It’s none of your business what other people think of you.”

- Marmee, The Other Alcott

The Other Alcott by Elise Hooper is a beautifully written debut novel.  I must admit that I have not read Little Women or any of the other titles written by Louisa May Alcott.  I was...

September 6, 2017

I first discovered this book on Twitter through Little, Brown and Company’s marketing campaign.  When I saw the book marketed as a cult, a ‘book cult’, I knew I had to read it.  I pre-ordered my copy and then not so patiently waited for it to arrive on release day.  Gr...

September 3, 2017

Our Salt Water Reads book club had a great August.  Our pick, Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed, was thought-provoking and gives us, along with our readers so much to talk about for the upcoming discussion on September 4th.  

Stacey Armand, (co-...

August 21, 2017

I was literally hooked on this book from the very first sentence.  Cicada Summer by Maureen Leurck is a heartwarming tale of rediscovery with a heavy dose of renovation.  This book is charming and rich with details.  Maureen Leurck provides such vivid descriptions thro...

July 30, 2017

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I created this graphic to use on the Salt Water Reads Book Club page, that I co-curate with Prose and Palate.

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