Category: Books Reviews

Reading Wednesday|Mortimer’s First Garden

Here on the edges of Lake Michigan, it seemed forever before the brown of spring gave way to the green of summer. Mortimer the Mouse, felt the same way, too. He longed for green, but was surrounded by so much brown. In Mortimer’s First…

Reading Wednesday|Blind Betrayal

Blind Betrayal is a Christian romantic suspense novel by Nancy Mehl. U.S. Marshals Casey Sloane, Doug Howard, and E.J. Queen must escort witness Valerie Bennett from St. Louis to Washington D.C. However, their path is anything but smooth. Bombs, fake agents, and a their own…

Reading Wednesday: A Killer Plot

If a book cover has a lighthouse, a big front porch, and a dog, it’s a book I pick up. A Killer Plot has been on my want-to-read pile for a while and I finally got it from the library. The setting is located on…

Reading Wednesday: The Cat of the Baskervilles

I have enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes stories for as long as I remember. I’ve read The Complete Novels and Stories – both volumes – and have watched many of the incarnations of Holmes on screen. In short, I would enjoy visiting a Sherlock Holmes themed bookstore,…

Reading Wednesday| I am a Bunny

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved Golden Books. So whenever I come across one, I love to read it to my son. One of our current favorites is I am a Bunny by Ole Risom. In honor of Children’s Book Week,…

Reading Wednesday: Death on Tap

Death on Tap is the first book in a new series by Ellie Alexander. When Sloane Krause catches her husband cheating on her, she kicks him out and gets a new job. But when she finds a dead body at her new place of employment,…

Reading Wednesday: Bridgewater Holidays

Bridgewater Holidays, by Marion Marchetto, is a heartwarming collection of short stories revolving around the various national holidays in the United States. With a dash of historical narrative, the stories bring to life characters living in and working for the Bridgewater mansion.

The Other Woman by Hank Ryan: a book review

When I had the opportunity to meet Hank Phillippi Ryan during a book signing, I jumped at the chance. I hadn’t read one of her books yet, but as a writer, I enjoy hearing from other successful writers. She was delightful to listen to…

Sprinkle with Murder by Jenn McKinlay: a book review

Re-reading books is like visiting with an old friend. That’s why, whenever I have a new book to read in a series, I always go back re-read the series from the beginning. This week, the latest in Jenn McKinlay‘s Cupcake Bakery Mystery series was released….

Bear Snores On: a book review

I have always loved the children’s section of a library. Now that I have a child of my own, we get to visit there often. One of the first books we borrowed together was Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman. It is…

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