Fiction

Book Review – The Lido by Libby Page #20booksofsummer

Goodreads Synopsis: Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton, London, all her life but everything is changing. The library where she used to work has closed. The family grocery store has become a trendy bar. And now the lido, an outdoor pool where she’s swam daily since its opening, is threatened with closure by a local… Continue reading Book Review – The Lido by Libby Page #20booksofsummer

First Chapter/First Paragraph · Teaser Tuesday

First Chapter/First Paragraph ~Teaser Tuesday – The Time Between by Karen White

Happy Tuesday!   Today I am linking up with Vicki @ I’d Rather Be At The Beach who hosts a meme every Tuesday to share the First Chapter/First Paragraph or two of the book you are currently reading. I’m also once again joining The Purple Booker with Teaser Tuesday. It’s easy to join – just… Continue reading First Chapter/First Paragraph ~Teaser Tuesday – The Time Between by Karen White

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 16)

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… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 16)

Nonfiction · True Crime

Book Review – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara #20booksofsummer

Goodreads Synopsis: For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area. Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist… Continue reading Book Review – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara #20booksofsummer

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Myth of Perpetual Summer by Susan Crandall #20booksofsummer

Goodreads Synopsis: Tallulah James’s parents’ volatile relationship, erratic behavior, and hands-off approach to child rearing set tongues to wagging in their staid Mississippi town, complicating her already uncertain life. She takes the responsibility of shielding her family’s reputation and raising her younger twin siblings onto her youthful shoulders. If not for the emotional constants of… Continue reading Book Review – The Myth of Perpetual Summer by Susan Crandall #20booksofsummer

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: The Best Books I’ve Read in 2018 (So Far)

I haven’t participated in a Top Ten Tuesday in a long time! This week I will sharing with you my top ten favorite books I have read this year…so far. Top Ten Tuesday was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish. In January of 2018 it was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. These are… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Best Books I’ve Read in 2018 (So Far)

First Chapter/First Paragraph · Teaser Tuesday

First Chapter/First Paragraph ~Teaser Tuesday – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Happy Tuesday!   Today I am linking up with Vicki @ I’d Rather Be At The Beach who hosts a meme every Tuesday to share the First Chapter/First Paragraph or two of the book you are currently reading. I’m also once again joining The Purple Booker with Teaser Tuesday. It’s easy to join – just… Continue reading First Chapter/First Paragraph ~Teaser Tuesday – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 9)

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… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 9)

Book Stats · Bookish Odds and Ends · Reading Challenge

Second Quarter Update April – June

Challenge Update 2018 TBR Pile Challenge… Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Daisy in Chains by Sharon Bolton A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams Night by Elie Wiesel 6/12 Books Read … Historical Fiction Reading Challenge… The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah The Girls in… Continue reading Second Quarter Update April – June

Contemporary · Romance

Book Review – Small Town Rumors by Carolyn Brown #20booksofsummer

Goodreads Synopsis: Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York. The former high school queen bee—and wealthy darling of Bloom, Texas—has returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks. In a town that thrives on gossip,… Continue reading Book Review – Small Town Rumors by Carolyn Brown #20booksofsummer