Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio

Goodreads Synopsis: 1958. Kate Morgan, tethered to her family’s failing San Francisco restaurant, is looking for an escape. She gets her chance by honoring a cryptic plea from her grandfather: find the beautiful stranger. The search takes her to Hotel del Coronado, the beachfront landmark on the Southern California coast where filming is underway on… Continue reading Book Review – The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio

Mystery/Thriller

Book Review – The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor

Goodreads Synopsis: Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang–the betrayal, the suicide, the murder–and after what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe doesn’t have a choice. Because judging by what was… Continue reading Book Review – The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

  Goodreads Synopsis: Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of… Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Mystery · Short Story

Book Review – The Guy Who Died Twice by Lisa Gardner

Goodreads Synopsis: D. D. Warren was pretty sure she’d seen it all. Then a man walks into police headquarters, attempting desperately to convince the squad that he’s dead. Explaining to him that he’s very much alive, they finally send him on his way . . . and then hours later, he turns up actually dead.… Continue reading Book Review – The Guy Who Died Twice by Lisa Gardner

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 7)

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? (January 7)

Mystery

Book Review – The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Goodreads Synopsis: Two brothers meet at the remote fence line separating their cattle farms under the relenting sun of the remote outback. In an isolated part of Western Australia, they are each other’s nearest neighbor, their homes three hours’ drive apart. They are at the stockman’s grave, a landmark so old that no one can… Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (January 2019)

 Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List! I love the start of a new reading year! I get to reset my Goodreads reading goal, sign up for reading challenges, reminisce over all the fantastic books I read the year before, and look forward to the many books I get to read in the new year.… Continue reading Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (January 2019)

NetGalley/Edelweiss Reading Challenge 2019

NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge January Link-Up #NGEW2019

NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge Happy New Year and welcome to our first link-up! I will post one of these link-ups each month for you to link up your reviews. It can be challenging to remember to link in those book reviews. For me, I generally do it once a month. I do a monthly… Continue reading NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge January Link-Up #NGEW2019

Book Stats · Bookish Odds and Ends · Reading Challenge

Challenge and Stat Update – Year End Wrap-Up

What a fantastic year 2018 was and a year that was full of many firsts! This is my second year of blogging and my first year of participating in reading challenges. I am thrilled to say I completed all three of them with flying colors! They are listed below with my rating and reviews linked.… Continue reading Challenge and Stat Update – Year End Wrap-Up