Book Review: Tampa by Alissa Nutting #Tampa #BookReview #Fiction #Psychological

Tampa

By Alissa Nutting

Blurb:

Celeste Price is an eighth-grade English teacher in suburban Tampa. She’s undeniably attractive. She drives a red Corvette with tinted windows. Her husband, Ford, is rich, square-jawed, and devoted to her.

But Celeste’s devotion lies elsewhere. She has a singular sexual obsession—fourteen-year-old boys. Celeste pursues her craving with sociopathic meticulousness and forethought; her sole purpose in becoming a teacher is to fulfill her passion and provide her access to her compulsion. As the novel opens, fall semester at Jefferson Jr. High is beginning.

In mere weeks, Celeste has chosen and lured the lusciously naive Jack Patrick into her web. Jack is enthralled and in awe of his teacher, and, most important, willing to accept Celeste’s terms for a secret relationship—car rides after school; rendezvous at Jack’s house while his single father works late; body-slamming encounters in Celeste’s empty classroom between periods.

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Blog Tour: Return Addresses by Michael A. McLellan @McLellanBooks @RRBookTours #ReturnAddresses#RRBookTours #BlogTour #Giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Return Addresses by Michael A. McLellan! This book is getting loads of 5-star reviews! Read on for an excerpt, my review, and a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card!

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Return Addresses

Publication Date: April 13, 2020

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

Publisher: Mountain Press

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Book Review: Return Addresses by Michael McLellan #BookReview #ReturnAddresses #Fiction @McLellanBooks

Return Addresses

By Michael A. McLellan

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My review:

Michael McLellan’s new book Return Addresses is a story about a young teen (Sean) who is dealing with grief and loss after losing both his parents. Sean is quickly thrust into protective services which places him in a problematic group home. Now he’s left to navigate all the turmoil that goes with it before deciding to take matters into his own hands. 

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