Truth, Lies, and Second Dates

Something about this book caught my eye. Then the story was outrageous enough to catch my interest and get me reading. Truth, Lies, and Second Dates by MaryJanice Davidson was actually a fun read. It is the third book in a series, but you do not have to have read the series to appreciate this... Continue Reading →

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

The copy of Tuesdays with Morrie that I picked up is the 20th Anniversary Edition. I've seen this book over the years. I might have picked it up and put it down. I just never really started reading it. I always wondered what the big deal was. Now I know why people love this book.... Continue Reading →

Black Gangster by Donald Goines

This is not a new book. In fact, the first publication date in the new paperback I picked up from the library is 1977. But some of the themes are timeless and relevant. I found myself engaged and interested in what happened next. How could you not get hooked into a book that tells you... Continue Reading →

The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life

Dr. Edith Eger's books: The Gift and The Choice This week I finished reading The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life, by Dr. Edith Eger. The Gift is Dr. Eger's recently released second book. The first one was the highly acclaimed memoir, The Choice. I read The Choice by Dr. Eger in May of... Continue Reading →

The Murderer’s Maid – Book Review

Lizzie Borden [had] an axe, gave her mother 40 whacks. When the dirty deed was done, she gave her father 41. The Murderer's Maid by Erika Mailman I'm not really sure what to say about this book. It is most certainly a gripping read about the infamous Lizzie Borden and what led to the murders... Continue Reading →

New Series Book 1 – Death in Focus

I don't usually finish a novel in the middle of the work week unless it's a good read. Yesterday I picked up Anne Perry's Death in Focus (Elena Standish #1) with the intent of finishing, although the book had been languishing on my library books bookshelf for about two months. I had been experiencing some... Continue Reading →

Poisoned – Book Review

I finished a book this weekend that doesn't fit my usual menu of mysteries. The book was Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly. I got a copy from my library and they have put it in the "Teen Fiction" section. I probably wouldn't have noticed it, except for it showing up on the new books scroll online.... Continue Reading →

Her Last Breath – Book Review

This week, I finished another installment in author Linda Castillo's gripping Amish murder mystery series starring Kate Burkholder. Her Last Breath is book #5 in the series. I enjoyed it thoroughly. Here's my Goodreads review: Another gripping installment in a compelling series. I don't know how she does it, but the author was able to... Continue Reading →

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