Welcome to It’s Monday! What are you Reading? It’s hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. I have several books on the go, and some others I hope to get to, so here goes.
I am trying to clear up my backlist, as well as finish some series that I have started. I am enjoying listening to Robert Bryndza’s Detective Erika Foster series. I read the first two and enjoyed them, but I guess I just got sidetracked by other books and recommendations. I am so happy that I got back to Erika and her team. Below, I have reviewed #3 and #4 in this series with three more to enjoy.Continue reading “Police Procedural/Crime Thrillers: Dark Water & Last Breath by Robert Bryndza #BookReview #Audiobook #2022AudiobookChallenge #FinishingTheSeries2022 #BeatTheBacklist2022 @Bookouture”
For those of you who have been following my blog, you know I do enjoy a good, well written cozy mystery. These three definitely fit that bill. I love stories set in libraries or bookstores, so two of these also added that to the mix. I will warn you not to read No Parm No Foul on an empty stomach or you might find yourself scavenging through your fridge to make yourself an ooey, gooey grilled cheese sandwich.Continue reading “Cozy Mystery Mini-Reviews: The Tuesday Night Survivor Club, No Parm No Foul, A Murder Between the Pages #BookReview @LynnCahoon @LindaSReilly7 @PPPress @KensingtonBooks”
I love books that are set in libraries, bookshops, or publishing houses, as well at books with librarians, authors, bookstore owners or publishers as characters. The Littlest Library and Booked on a Feeling fit this theme as well as having romance, community and new beginnings. Both of these books were provided to me upon request. The rating and opinions shared are my own.Continue reading “Books about Books: The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander, Booked on a Feeling by Jayci Lee #BookReview #Audiobook @HarperAudio @SarahWaights @authorjaycilee @SMPRomance”
Here it is already August and I need to do an update on my progress for my challenges. Most of these will be as of the end of June, some the end of July. I am full of good intentions, but I would always rather read then keep track of challenges.Continue reading “Mid Year Update – July 2022”
This meme was started by Rae Longest at Powerful Women Readers. As I am a grandmother, who loves to read to her grandchildren, a mother who loved to read to and with her children, and a retired teacher librarian, this meme really attracted me.Continue reading “Saturday Morning For Kids: Lavy’s Rainy Day, My Little Green Umbrella, Chickadee: Criminal Mastermind, This is a Birthday Cake #BookReview”
Two of my anticipated summer reads both involved ghosts to some degree. They were also both very well narrated audiobooks. These books were very different from one another, one a beach read, the other an atmospheric mystery/cold case, but both were very enjoyable.Continue reading “Ghost Sightings?: Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand, The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James #BookReview #Audiobook #2022AudiobookChallenge #BeatTheBacklist2022 @HachetteAudio @littlebrown @PRHAudio @BerkleyPub”
Hello and Happy Friday! It is a time to spread some positivity amongst all the doom and gloom on social media and in the news. Please feel free to join in with your own Positivity post.Continue reading “Happy Friday! Positivity Wave #92 (August 5, 2022) 💖🤗”