It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/22/2017)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever growing reading wish list. This weekly post is hosted by Kathryn at Bookdate.… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/22/2017)

Looking Ahead

Calling all Orenda Books fans – I need your help!

Since starting my blog in February, I’ve seen an endless stream of glowing reviews for Orenda Books. Over the past couple of months I purchased 3 of them. I had planned on reading at least one of them by now, but I keep putting other books in front of them. I decided to put my foot down… Continue reading Calling all Orenda Books fans – I need your help!

Mystery

Book Review – The Dry by Jane Harper

Goodreads Synopsis: When Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to Kiewarra for the funerals, he is loath to confront the people who rejected him twenty years earlier. But when his investigative skills are called on, the facts of the Hadler case start to make him doubt this murder-suicide charge. And as Falk probes deeper into… Continue reading Book Review – The Dry by Jane Harper

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/15/2017)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever growing reading wish list. This weekly post is hosted by Kathryn at Bookdate.… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/15/2017)

Book Hoarding

Book Hoarding: What’s Been On My Backlist The Longest?

I decided to join a few of the bloggers that I follow, Dee at Novel Deelights, Sam at Clues and Reviews, and Chelsea at The Suspense is Thriller Me, and come clean with my book hoarding. I’ve always had a small back list going, but since I started my blog I’ve noticed my ‘to be read’ list growing faster than… Continue reading Book Hoarding: What’s Been On My Backlist The Longest?

Mystery

Book Review – The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea

Goodreads Synopsis: Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker… Continue reading Book Review – The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea

Mystery/Thriller

Book Review – Ragdoll by Daniel Cole

Goodreads Synopsis: A body is discovered with the dismembered parts of six victims stitched together like a puppet, nicknamed by the press as the ‘ragdoll’. Assigned to the shocking case are Detective William ‘Wolf’ Fawkes, recently reinstated to the London Met, and his former partner Detective Emily Baxter. The ‘Ragdoll Killer’ taunts the police by… Continue reading Book Review – Ragdoll by Daniel Cole

Teaser Tuesday

Tuesday Teaser – The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea (5/9/2017)

This is a weekly meme hosted by The Purple Booker.  It is very easy to play along: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) •… Continue reading Tuesday Teaser – The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea (5/9/2017)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/8/2017)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever growing reading wish list. This weekly post is hosted by Kathryn at Bookdate.… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (5/8/2017)

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

Goodreads Synopsis: In October 1947, after a summer long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast from Bar Harbor to Kittery and are soon racing out of control from town to village. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband, Gene, joins the volunteer firefighters.… Continue reading Book Review – The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve