Happy New Year! With the New Year comes a brand new reading year, and there is much to look forward to! Here are the top titles that I can’t wait to get my hands on in order of release date. The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Release Date: 1/2/18 Find it on… Read More Most Anticipated Reads of 2018
I have always loved the gazillion “best books of the year” lists that come out at the end of every year. I love to see what I agree with, what I don’t, and what I missed. This year, since I have the blog, I’m doing my own “best books of 2017”. I would love to… Read More Best Books of 2017
What is Nordic Noir? Nordic Noir, also referred to as Scandinavian noir, or Swedish crime fiction is a genre of crime fiction written from the view point of the police. As the reader, you are brought into a detailed criminal investigation, often times gritty and violent. The stories take place in bleak landscapes, or urban… Read More Beginner’s Guide to Nordic Noir
My criteria for what makes these books stand out as my all time favorite fiction books, is much the same as I had for my early post on my all time favorite NONFICTION books. You can read that post HERE. All of these books have the following in common: I am taken to a place… Read More Top 10 All Time Favorite Fiction
There’s something comforting about Fall reading. As the days get shorter, and the weather turns cooler, there’s nothing better than thoughts of curling up in your favorite spot, under a blanket, and getting lost in a great book. You’re not outside as much, so you typically have more time to read. Publishers know this, so… Read More Schedule a Cozy Fall Night with These 6 New Releases
Today I’m sharing with you my favorite podcasts. I’m fairly new to the whole podcast world. I just got into listening to them earlier this year, but it’s a great way to pass the time while you’re driving! I’m sure there are a million other great ones out there that I have yet to discover,… Read More 5 Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now!
Of the 20 books that I’ve read so far this year, these are my favorites! Not all of them were published this year – my criteria was just that I read them in the first 6 months of this year. In alphabetical order: Behind Her Eyes By Sarah Pinborough Published on January 31, 2017 306… Read More Top 5 Books of 2017 (so far…)
Impossible to pick just ten? Yes, it kind of is! But thinking about what qualities make a great book for me, helped narrow my choices down to ten: I am taken to a place I’ve never been. I learn about a subject I previously had very little knowledge of. I am immersed in the story.… Read More Top 10 Nonfiction Books That Moved Me