July was a hard month (emotionally), so most of my reads were my comfort reads-Cozy Mysteries. My standout audio books were: The Hour of Death and Abide With Me, both Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mysteries (great narrators-they seemed to switch to a new narrator with book 3 Abide With Me). My Middle Grade stand … Continue reading July Books…The Good & The Bad
Framed by a Forgery by Fiona Grace This was my first book in this 9 book series.I don't think you need to read the books in order, I felt fine reading this as a stand alone. The background of the relationships between characters was quickly mentioned so you could easily understand their importance.I did have … Continue reading Sadly, a miss…
I recently finished reading Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. I chose this as my Book of the Month June selection. I have never read any books by this author (although Daisy Jones and the Six has been in my Kindle library for ever....I think I've been hesitant to start it due to all the … Continue reading Past, Present & Future Reading
May was a good book month for me! I finally feel back to my reading self and have been basically consumed by the need to read...almost as if in 2020 I was starving and now I have so much to choose from and I can't get enough. My number one book of the month was … Continue reading May Book Roundup
Three recent reads of mine couldn't be more different. First up, The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz. "Ever since the untimely death of her mother, 14 year-old Joan Skraggs has been desperately unhappy. Under the thumb of her cruel father and three sullen brothers, Joan lives like a servant on their farm just outside … Continue reading Light & Heavy
Lets start with the miss: The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. Like so many others, I read The Silent Patient. Until I started really listening to several book blogs, I had no idea that that was a controversial book. Some think it's the best thriller ever written and some think it's the worst (people get pretty … Continue reading A Hit & A Miss
Recent fun reads One of my go to things is a good cozy mystery. Over the past year, they have really helped me escape and were the one genre that helped get my reading concentration back. So, here are four recent cozy mysteries that I have enjoyed: Death at the Salon by Louise R. Innes. … Continue reading Recent fun reads…and listens.