Carla Loves To Read



I am a retired teacher/librarian. I love to read, especially to my grandchildren. I read most genres, but lately have gravitated to cozy mysteries, romance (not erotic) and Christian Fiction. I do enjoy a good thriller every now and then, as well as some fantasy and the odd sci-fi. I have ventured into Blog tours, but I do not do well reading under pressure. I travel to Florida for 2 to 3 months in the winter (Canadian Snowbirder) but otherwise live in Windsor, Ontario Canada. Feel free to follow and comment on my blog. I try to respond to all comment.

Frozen Stiff Drink (Braxton Campus Mysteries #6) by James J. Cudney, Cover Reveal, @jamescudney4 @Shalini_G26 @NextChapterPB #NextChapterPub

One of my favourite new cozy mystery series is The Braxton Campus Mysteries by James Cudney. I have been eagerly awaiting the newest in the series, Frozen Stiff Drink. Today, I have the cover reveal for you. Continue reading “Frozen Stiff Drink (Braxton Campus Mysteries #6) by James J. Cudney, Cover Reveal, @jamescudney4 @Shalini_G26 @NextChapterPB #NextChapterPub”

The Bake Shop (Amish Marketplace #1) by Amy Clipston

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Published November 5th 2019 by Zondervan

4 Stars: 

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Home Truths by Susan Lewis

Home Truths by Susan Lewis

Expected publication: January 28th 2020 by William Morrow Paperbacks, HarperAudio

5 Stars:

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Trace of Evil (Natalie Lockhart #1) by Alice Blanchard

Trace of Evil (Natalie Lockhart #1)Trace of Evil (Natalie Lockhart #1) by Alice Blanchard 

Published December 3rd 2019 by Minotaur Books

4 Stars: 

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Stacking the Shelves (January 26, 2020)

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga Reviews and  Marlene of Reading Reality. It’s all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, books for review from authors, Netgalley, Edelweiss or publishers,  gifts or books you won. Continue reading “Stacking the Shelves (January 26, 2020)”

Children’s Non Fiction, Mini Reviews

All of these books are biographies for Children. Several are from the wonderful Little People, Big Dreams series and two are from a new series I came across about Women in Stem. These books were all provided through Netgalley. The ratings, ideas and opinions shared are my own.

48578107. sx318 Martin Luther King Jr (#41 Little People, Big Dreams) by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Expected publication: February 4th 2020 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

4.5 Stars:  Continue reading “Children’s Non Fiction, Mini Reviews”

Saturday Morning For Kids (January 25, 2020)

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. If you love children’s books, or have a favourite from your childhood, join us in introducing them to a new generation of readers. Feel free to use my logo above, but link back to my post as well. Continue reading “Saturday Morning For Kids (January 25, 2020)”

Grace Is Gone by Emily Elgar, Narrated by Kate Rawson, #While I Was Reading

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Published December 30th 2019 by HarperCollins, January 7th 2020 by HarperAudio

4 Stars:

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Me by Elton John (Author, Narrator), Taron Egerton (Narrator)

48458201. sx318 Me by Elton John (Author, Narrator), Taron Egerton (Narrator)

Published October 15th 2019 by Macmillan Audio

3 Stars:

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