Looking Ahead

It’s August – Looking Ahead At What I Will Be Reading

Aloha! I’m posting my Looking Ahead post a few days early. At last our long-awaited vacation to Hawaii is here! We will be traveling to an island we haven’t seen yet – Oahu. I can hear the beaches calling my name already. I’ve decided August will be all NetGalley, all the time! I’m determined to… Continue reading It’s August – Looking Ahead At What I Will Be Reading

Psychological Thriller

Book Review – Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Goodreads Synopsis: Milly’s mother is a serial killer. Though Milly loves her mother, the only way to make her stop is to turn her in to the police. Milly is given a fresh start: a new identity, a home with an affluent foster family, and a spot at an exclusive private school. But Milly has… Continue reading Book Review – Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday – The Late Show Michael Connelly (7/25/2017)

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 Late Show Michael Connelly (7/25/2017)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (7/24/2017)

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? (7/24/2017)

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Goodreads Synopsis: Austria, 1938. Kristoff is a young apprentice to a master Jewish stamp engraver. When his teacher disappears during Kristallnacht, Kristoff is forced to engrave stamps for the Germans, and simultaneously works alongside Elena, his beloved teacher’s fiery daughter, and with the Austrian resistance to send underground messages and forge papers. As he falls… Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

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)