Bookish Odds and Ends

Discussion Post – Let’s Talk About Book Series

Book Series About a month ago I posted my  Top Ten Tuesday – Series That I Would Like To Start. This post brought to my attention that I have read very few books that were part of a series during the first half of this year. This came as a big surprise to me because I… Continue reading Discussion Post – Let’s Talk About Book Series

Historical Fiction

Book Review – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Goodreads Synopsis: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a… Continue reading Book Review – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday – The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor (7/18/2017)

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 Teaser Tuesday – The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor (7/18/2017)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (7/17/2017)

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. Proud… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (7/17/2017)

Bookish Odds and Ends

The Millions – Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2017

The Millions A few years ago I discovered a terrific book web site called The Millions. You may not be familiar with this site, so I’ll take a moment to tell you some of what they have to offer. Semi-annual anticipated book releases. Monthly preview of anticipated book releases. Book reviews. Book related articles. And… Continue reading The Millions – Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2017

Mystery/Thriller

Book Review – The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza

Goodreads Synopsis: Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead… Continue reading Book Review – The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza

Mystery

Book Review – Deadly Spirits by E. Michael Helms

Goodreads Synopsis: When PI Mac McClellan’s girlfriend convinces him to join the Palmetto Paranormal Society, he becomes embroiled in a case of whooodunnit. The society president, while investigating an old hotel, is found dead at the foot of the stairwell, his neck broken. The man’s secretary and current squeeze stands horrified beside his body. Authorities… Continue reading Book Review – Deadly Spirits by E. Michael Helms

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (7/11/2017)

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 Teaser Tuesday – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (7/11/2017)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (7/10/2017)

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. This… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (7/10/2017)

Mystery

Book Review – The Mountain in My Shoe by Louise Beech

Goodreads Synopsis: A missing boy. A missing book. A missing husband. A woman who must find them all to find herself. On the night Bernadette finally has the courage to tell her domineering husband that she’s leaving, he doesn’t come home. Neither does Conor, the little boy she’s befriended for the past five years. Also… Continue reading Book Review – The Mountain in My Shoe by Louise Beech