I’ve been quiet lately! A terrible case of Blogger’s Block meant I was at a loss for what to post. I know now to be careful with my projects in order to avoid burnout. Thankfully, the winter months are coming—and I tend to be most inspired when it is chilly out! I have been enjoying … Continue reading Series: Romance on the Orient Express
Chilly weather, a cup of tea, and a warm blanket set the mood, making your journey into a story somehow more tangible.
For example, I hadn't in the past enjoyed any mystery books. Now I've done some research and am excited to give the genre a second chance. I can find the hook in a mystery novel--if it is well written!
This week, I am reading The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley. It is another book I found at the thrift store, and I found to my delight that the writing is bold as the woman’s red hair on the cover. Kearsley paints pictures so perfectly in my imagination that I am disconcerted when I need … Continue reading Discovering The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
If a story is good, if it has the author's heart in it, the reader will never forget the day the book was read.
Last week, I took a break from my strict 2019 Reading Challenge and searched for some historical fiction to provide a quick, happy read. Three books by Rebecca Connolly caught my eye, and in two days I had finished the first, The Lady and the Gent. The book did not disappoint; I was smiling by the time … Continue reading The Lady and the Gent by Rebecca Connolly
What if there was a character who wanted to escape the pages of his book? How far would he go to live among readers? Between the Lines tells the story of Prince Oliver, who wants to do just that. He's lived in a book for as long as he can remember, and doesn't see magic … Continue reading Book Review: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer