Hi, all: This is a book that I’d recommend to those of you who prefer non-seasonal reads this time of the year. The book kept me thinking, and I’ve decided to add a reflection that I did not think belonged in the review (I know my reviews are legendary for their length, but there have
Hi all: Today I bring you a great novel. I was also invited to participate in the blog tour and I hope you find it as interesting as I do. The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau. ‘Nancy Bilyeau’s passion for history infuses her books’ – Alison Weir ‘With rich writing, surprising twists, and a riveting sense
Hi all: I was intrigued by this book from the moment I saw it… My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite “Feverishly hot”–PAULA HAWKINS “The wittiest and most fun murder party you’ve ever been invited to.”–MARIE CLAIRE A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a
Hi all: Today I bring you the review of a book by an author I discovered thanks to Rosie Amber’s group and who’s become a big favourite of mine. And she does not disappoint. The Swooping Magpie: 1970s Australian Drama by Liza Perrat The thunderclap of sexual revolution collides with the black cloud of illegitimacy. Sixteen-year-old
Hi all: Today I bring you a very short book, the sequel to one that quite a few of you might be familiar with: Out of the Maze: A Simple Way to Change Your Thinking & Unlock Success by Spencer Johnson Who Moved My Cheese? offered millions of readers relief for an evergreen problem: unanticipated and
Hi all: Today I bring you a book by an author that you might know through her blog. Death in a Mudflat: A Rhe Brewster Mystery (The Rhe Brewster Mysteries) by N.A. Granger A cozy mystery with a harder edge and very engaging characters and location. Fearless detective, ER nurse, devoted mother, and Pequod, Maine’s, answer to
House of Glass by Susan Fletcher A beautiful, contemplative, and touching novel about what it means to be whole June 1914 and a young woman – Clara Waterfield – is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a private
Hi all: I bring you today the review of a book by one of my favourite non-fiction publishers, Pen & Sword. The Great War Illustrated 1918: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI by William Langford & Jack Holroyd. A must have for scholars, researches, and WWI enthusiasts. The final book in a series of five
Hi all: You know I’m a bit fan of Teagan Geneviene’s books and her blog, so, of course, I could not resist the invitation to take part in her Blog-Party Bus. But, me being me, I’ve included a review of Atonement in Bloom as well. Here comes the bus!!! All aboard! Beep-beep, yeah! The party
Hi all: I am pleased to bring you a book by an editor (and writer) I have come to admire and trust. She has put me in touch with many great authors a well, so you read on at your peril… Ah, and don’t miss the GIVEAWAY Rational Creatures: Stirrings of Feminism in the Hearts
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