Book Review: The Secrets of Lily Graves by Sarah Strohmeyer

Release date: May 13th 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Purchase: Amazon | B&N Synopsis via Goodreads: With the intrigue of Pretty Little Liars and plenty of romance, bestselling author Sarah Strohmeyer weaves a story of secrets and lies—set in a funeral parlor. Growing up in a house of female morticians, Lily Graves knows all about buried secrets. She knows that perfect senior-class president Erin Donohue isn’t what … Continue reading Book Review: The Secrets of Lily Graves by Sarah Strohmeyer

[Exclusive] Meg Myers Gives Us “Heart”

Whoa! Who is the singer behind such emotionally driven vocals? That was the question I asked the first time I heard the song “Heart Heart Head“. I find it a bit sad that I’m only now discovering this musician but I’m most certainly happy that I did. Meg Myers has three things I listen out for in music: truth, passion, and heart. She has the … Continue reading [Exclusive] Meg Myers Gives Us “Heart”

Book Review – ‘Come Home’ by Lisa Scottoline

When Jill’s distraught ex-stepdaughter Abby brings news of her ex-husband’s death, her world is thrust into turmoil. Was it an accident or murder? Is she willing to sacrifice her future for her past to uncover the answers? 

Does the invisible thread exist regardless if you’re blood related or not? Well, in Lisa Scottoline’s latest book, family is certainly defined in a way one would not expect. 

Come Home is intense from start to finish; Scottoline’s immediate reveals were clearly a set up for the bigger eye openers, and you’ll absolutely feel awakened by the end. This book lived up greatly to the previous ‘Save Me’, and I’m positive we have another best seller on our hands. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Come Home’ by Lisa Scottoline”

For Thought: Afghan Family Found Guilty In ‘Honor’ Killings

Mohammad Shafia, his wife Tooba Yahya, and their son Hamed were each found guilty of four counts of first degree murder in Canada for the killing of three teenage sisters and another woman in what is described as a ‘twisted concept of honor.’ According to the AP, prosecutors said the defendants allegedly killed the three teenage sisters because they dishonored the family by defying its disciplinarian rules on dress, dating, socializing and using the Internet. Continue reading “For Thought: Afghan Family Found Guilty In ‘Honor’ Killings”

For Thought: B.C. wife killer to appeal conviction

Mukhtiar Panghali held a news conference after he reported his wife missing, tearfully begging for her return. CBC Manjit Panghali was five months pregnant when slain by her husband.

A man from British Columbia, Canada who was convicted of killing his pregnant wife and leaving her burnt remains on a beach outside Vancouver is seeking an appeal for his second degree murder charge. The convict, Mukhtiar Panghali, was trialed back in March before a judge and without a jury. He was then sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 15 years. Continue reading “For Thought: B.C. wife killer to appeal conviction”

For Thought: The Amanda Knox saga

One would have to be living somewhere outside the universe and have no possible connections with the internet or other digital communications if they’re completely unaware of the Amanda Knox story. Apparently, the American student who was convicted and spent four years in a Italian prison for the murder and rape of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, was declared innocent by the court with all charges dropped except for a slander conviction for which she was sentenced to time served and a fine. Knox and her family immediately Continue reading “For Thought: The Amanda Knox saga”