Category Archives: A

Book Review: What You See by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Placing myself in the world of Jane and Jake makes me smile. I don’t smile about the fact that what consumes them for all the hours I’m with them is the death of someone. No, I smile because these are … Continue reading

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A Book Tour Stop: Journey To Munich by Jacqueline Winspear

You would think that by the time I got to the twelfth book in a series it would start to become a little weary, a little thin. What a lovely surprise it was to read Journey To Munich, and find … Continue reading

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Book Club Read: The Nightingale

Author: Kristin Hannah Publisher:  St. Martin’s, 2015 A couple members of our book club were a little tired of reading stories centered around World War II. However, so many of my book blogging friends and other reviewers have praised The Nightingale, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Opposite of Everyone

Author: Joshilyn Jackson Publisher: William Morrow, 2016 The Opposite of Everyone was an absolute experience for me. This was not a casual turn-the-pages read. I was in the middle of the main character, Paula’s,  life—in the present and her past. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Any Other Name

Author: Craig Johnson Publisher: Viking 2014 Format: Audiobook, narrated by George Guidable Walt Longmire is the sheriff of Absaroka County in Wyoming. His friend and former boss, Lucian Connally, asks him for a favor. A detective in Campbell County has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Circling the Sun

Author: Paula McLain Publisher: Ballantine Books, July 2015 Format: Audiobook narrated by Katherine McEwan (12 hours) Circling the Sun is the life story of Beryl Markham who was born in England in 1902. Beryl’s life was changed forever when her … Continue reading

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Fantastic Characters: Belong To Me by Marisa de los Santos

Publisher: William Morrow 2008 My daughter, Candice, suggested I read this book several years ago, but I put it off. The book stayed on my to-read list until Heather from TLC Book Tours asked if I’d be interested in reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: Truth Be Told

Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan Publisher: Forge Books 2014 Awards: Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel It’s time to see what Jane Ryland is up to. I thoroughly enjoyed the first two novels in this series (see list below) that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spider Woman’s Daughter

Author: Anne Hillman Publisher: Harper Collins 2013 Format: Audiobook, Read perfectly by Christina Delaine My husband and I “discovered” Tony Hillerman’s books back in the 1980s when we were driving back and forth between our home in the Kansas City … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wrong Girl

. Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan Publisher: Forge Books, 2013 Format: Audiobook Narrated by Ilyana Kadushin Awards: 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel Do you like reading the books that win awards? If so, you’ll like reading this author. Hank … Continue reading

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