Book Reviews

The Lying Game

Author: Ruth Ware Published: July 25, 2017 by Scout Press Genre: Mystery/Suspense Hardcover: 368 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 stars To Purchase: The Lying Game This is the latest mystery novel by Ruth Ware, the author of In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10. It starts with the… Read More The Lying Game

Book Reviews

Magpie Murders

Author: Anthony Horowitz Published: June 6, 2017 by Harper Genre: Mystery Hardcover: 477 pages My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars To Purchase: Magpie Murders Time Magazine calls Magpie Murders “catnip for classic mystery lovers”, and I couldn’t agree more! I loved this one! This novel is a book within a book. It starts in… Read More Magpie Murders

Book Reviews

All the Light We Cannot See

Author: Anthony Doerr Published: May 6, 2014 by Scribner Genre: Historical Fiction Hardcover: 531 pages Stars: 2 out of 5 stars To Purchase: All the Light We Cannot See This novel runs a parallel course following two central characters. Marie Laure LeBlanc is a blind French girl who with her father, has to flee Paris… Read More All the Light We Cannot See

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Fiction

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

Book Reviews

The Child

Author: Fiona Barton Published: June 29, 2017 by Berkley Genre: Mystery/Suspense Hardcover: 365 pages Stars: 3 1/2 out of 5 To Purchase: The Child When an old house in London is demolished, the skeletal remains of an infant are found, and so the puzzle begins. Baby Alice was taken from the maternity ward at the… Read More The Child

Book Reviews

The Education of a Coroner

Author: John Bateson Published: August 15, 2017 by Scribner Genre: Nonfiction; True Crime Hardcover: 368 pages Stars: 4 out of 5 To Purchase: The Education of a Coroner This book follows the nearly forty year career of Ken Holmes, first as a licensed embalmer at a funeral home, all the way through to his elected… Read More The Education of a Coroner

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Schedule a Cozy Fall Night with These 6 New Releases

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

Book Reviews

Final Girls

Author: Riley Sager Published: July 11, 2017 by Dutton Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Hardcover: 352 pages Stars: 5 out of 5 “The first great thriller of 2017 is here: Final Girls by Riley Sager. If you liked Gone Girl – you’ll like this.” – Stephen King Liberty Hardy of Book Riot describes it as Gone Girl meets… Read More Final Girls

Book Reviews

Anatomy of a Scandal

Author: Sarah Vaughan Published: December 5, 2017 by Atria Books Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction Hardcover: 256 pages Stars: 3 1/2 out of 5 This is a story of privilege, intrigue, moral dilemma, and of course Scandal, with a capital S! James Whitehouse is a member of parliament and married with two children. He is good… Read More Anatomy of a Scandal

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5 Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now!

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!