Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Reunion by Samantha Hayes ~ #Mystery #BookReview

Everybody’s a suspect! The author did an excellent job of creating enough red herrings that the reader really has no choice but to suspect almost everyone until the author reveals what the reader is dying to know! She also wraps … Continue reading

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When I’m Gone by Emily Bleeker ~ #Literary #Mystery #BookReview

This story was a bit of a literary mystery. A wife dies, and her husband receives letters from her, pages from the journal she kept during her sickness. He doesn’t know who’s sending the letters, and over the course of … Continue reading

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The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch ~ Non-fiction #BookReview

So, some of you may have heard of ‘last lectures’, where a professor is asked to give a lecture on what they would impart to their students before their death. Seems a little morbid, but the intention is right (I … Continue reading

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Silent Victim by Caroline Mitchell ~ #Mystery #BookReview

I picked this up because the premise of the book sounded interesting. Happily, I wasn’t disappointed – I couldn’t put it down. The author wrote it in a way that allowed the reader endless theories, and I had to find … Continue reading

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Beware the Past by Joy Ellis ~ #Mystery #BookReview

This was a juicy piece of mystery! I have to say that I was worried when I first started reading this – every noun had at least one adjective, which slowed the pacing and made the sentences feel bogged down … Continue reading

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100 Best-Loved Poems ~ #Review

I wasn’t a huge fan of this compilation. Many of the poems featured war or battle as their themes. The poems that I enjoyed are the same poems that are found in every poetry collection. I do feel, however, that … Continue reading

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Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner ~ #Mystery #BookReview

The premise of this story, while not new or fresh, was interesting. (It’s in the title, so I won’t consider it a spoiler to say that a young woman goes missing. Surprise!) The writing, pacing, and characters were all good. … Continue reading

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The Slow Burn of Silence by Loreth Anne White ~ #Mystery #BookReview

Although I didn’t realize it when I started reading this book, it’s the second novel I’ve read by author Loreth Anne White. Both were free Kindle downloads. Both would fall under the category of romantic suspense. And both were really … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Collection by Lewis Carroll ~ #BookReview

With as many books as I’ve read, especially growing up, it seems a bit odd that I’ve never read about Alice and her adventures. But somewhere between seeing Spot run and and three guys who were Musketeers, (and yes, a … Continue reading

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The Naturalist by Andrew Mayne ~ #Mystery #BookReview

Please let me like the next book in this series as much as I liked this one! That’s probably a little scarce to suffice as a review . . . I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the main character, a … Continue reading

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