© Kourtney Dyson and Kourtney's Bookshelf 2017

August 2, 2018

‘That was her job, after all: righter of wrongs, fixer of all things broken. It was what mothers did.’ - Liz, Little Broken Things

Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart is in the top spot for my favorite Women’s Fiction novel of 2017.  This is a story of complex family d...

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 18, 2017

I am sending out a HUGE thank you to Thomas & Mercer, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, for sending me this free copy in exchange for an honest review - all opinions are my own. Seriously, THANK YOU, I loved this book!   

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Cai...

October 6, 2017

Thanks to the #kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book – all opinions are my own. 

Pipsie, Nature Detective: Turtle Trouble by Rick DeDonato is a fun and educational tale that will captivate children as young as pre-k up through first or even second grad...

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 25, 2017

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda is a slow burning tale of domestic suspense. The story unfolds over almost a 24-hour period from the point of view of Paul, the husband and a narcissist. I love a good unreliable narrator and that is exactly what Paul is.  This one didn’t h...

September 7, 2017

Broken Bay by Andrea Dunlop was a fast-paced novella. 

First off, I must mention the cover, it is stunning.  This book is sold as an Ebook only.  I entered every giveaway I could find for a print copy, I finally managed to snag one.  I just had to have the cover on my b...

September 6, 2017

‘Every time I’ve heard those words – it’ll be okay – it never has been.’ -Milly, Good Me Bad Me

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land is psychological suspense at its best. I was sucked in from the very start of this twisted tale all the way through to the ending.  I do want to sh...

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