The Curse of Misty Wayfair, by Jaime Jo Wright, is a gripping split-timeline, romantic suspense novel about identity and family heritage. It follows two young women as they both grapple with the Legend, and ghost, of Misty Wayfair. Continue reading
Strawberry Shortcake Murder, the second installment of Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen Mystery series centers around the Lake Eden Bake-Off. When one of her fellow judges is murdered and her friend is suspected of killing him, Hannah determines to find the real killer in order to clear her friend’s name.
Hummus and Homicide, by Tina Kashian, is the first book in the Kebab Kitchen Mystery series. Lucy Berberian is a lawyer who returns to her home town after quitting her big city job. Her family owns a Mediterranean restaurant, where she reluctantly agrees to work. But when the health inspector dies after Lucy served her, all Lucy’s plans go awry.
Do you have a good night ritual with your children? In How do you say Good Night, illustrated by Catalina Echeverri, Zoey the Zebra wonders how the animals around her say good night. The story is her search for the answer to her question. Continue reading
Mind Games, by Nancy Mehl, is the first book in the new Kaely Quinn Profiler series. A romantic suspense that borders more on psychological thriller, it follows FBI Behavioral Analyst Kaely Quinn on her quest to catch a killer before he catches her. Continue reading
There are a but a handful of moments in time where you know you are observing history. Other moments you may not realize are history, but they stay with you for years. For me, presidential funerals are such events.
For a fun children’s board book, take a look at The Cow said Neigh: a farm story by Rory Feek. It’s brightly colored pages, illustrated by Bruno Robert, will draw in young readers. Add a few sound effects and this story can make children giggle at its silliness.