Fiction

Book Review – This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Goodreads Synopsis: This is how a family keeps a secret…and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after…until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change…and then change the world. This is Claude. He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut… Continue reading Book Review – This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Historical Fiction

Book Review – Before the Rain Falls by Camille Di Maio

Goodreads Synopsis: After serving seventy years in prison for the murder of her sister, Eula, Della Lee has finally returned home to the Texas town of Puerto Pesar. She’s free from confinement—and ready to tell her secrets before it’s too late. She finds a willing audience in journalist Mick Anders, who is reeling after his… Continue reading Book Review – Before the Rain Falls by Camille Di Maio

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday – Series That I Would Like To Start

Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish This week I’m listing the top ten series that I have been meaning to start, but haven’t. I love a good series and I’m one of those readers who has to start at the beginning! The following books are listed in no particular order. Iron Lake by William… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Series That I Would Like To Start

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday – This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

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 – This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (06/19/2017)

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? (06/19/2017)

Crime Thriller

Book Review – Camino Island by John Grisham

Goodreads Synopsis: A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his… Continue reading Book Review – Camino Island by John Grisham

Bookish Odds and Ends

Tracking Upcoming Releases from Your Favorite Authors

How do you track new releases from your favorite authors? There are numerous things that I have come to love about blogging, and being exposed to so many wonderful new authors is just one of them. Before I started my blog, tracking my favorite authors wasn’t too difficult. I would use a combination of Goodreads… Continue reading Tracking Upcoming Releases from Your Favorite Authors

Psychological Thriller

Book Review – Final Girls by Riley Sager

Goodreads Synopsis: Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of similar survivors known in the press as the Final Girls.… Continue reading Book Review – Final Girls by Riley Sager

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday – Camino Island by John Grisham (6/13/2017)

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 – Camino Island by John Grisham (6/13/2017)