August Book Reviews

Hey, readers. During the month of August, I read several books. Since I've been on a blog break, I'm playing catch-up with the reviews. The Storm Girl ★★★★★ I enjoy dual timeline books and The Storm Girl didn’t disappoint. The story alternates between two main characters—Esther in the 1700s, and Millie in present day. After... Continue Reading →

Book Reviews ~ Northwest Angle and Trickster’s Point

Happy last Tuesday of July! It's been a busy reading month for me, so today I'm posting two reviews, both in the Cork O'Connor series. https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B004G8QTQQ&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_VHN2XHT6BEHX4V7PXTAC ★★★★ My Review Cork O’Connor wanted to bring his family together, so he decided to rent a houseboat in the Northwest Angle of Minnesota. Everyone is there—Jenny, Anne, Stephen—even... Continue Reading →

Book Review ~ Trails of Deception

Rich Curtin is an author I discovered last year when I purchased a copy of his book, Coyote's Regret. It stayed on my Kindle until earlier this year. I didn't realize it was the eighth of a series, but it worked as a stand-alone novel. After reading the story, I enjoyed it enough to read... Continue Reading →

Book Review ~ Vermillion Drift

Hey, readers. One of the things I like about William Kent Krueger's books is the vivid descriptions he uses throughout the stories. He paints pictures with his words, sometimes in the titles. While I knew vermillion is a shade of red-orange, I didn't get the significance of the word "drift" until I began reading. This... Continue Reading →

Book Review ~ February’s Files

Happy last Tuesday of June. Tuesday means it's book review time. I became interested in Rich Curtin’s Manny Rivera books earlier this year. February’s Files is the second book of the series. https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?asin=B007Q4750Q&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_AER5E5P7Q1DY9E3VSXM9 Blurb Even small towns have secrets worth killing for...A skeleton in a makeshift stone grave is discovered on a remote bluff overlooking... Continue Reading →

May Book Reviews Part Two

In case you missed last week's post, I've decided to go back to a weekly schedule with individual reviews beginning next week. In the meantime, here are the second half of my May book reviews. Pretend You Don't See Her ★★★★ I got hooked on reading Mary Higgins-Clark back in the 1970s when I picked... Continue Reading →

May Book Reviews Part One

The reading continues. Five months into the year and I'm going strong. I didn't expect to read this much, but since I am, I've decided to go back to a weekly review schedule. Today's post is the first half of my May reviews. The second half will be next week. Beginning in June, I'll post... Continue Reading →

April Book Reviews Part Two

Hey, everyone. I posted the first part of my April reviews last week. If you missed that post, you can find it here. Now for the second half. Means to Deceive ★★★★★ This was my first time reading anything by author Alex Craigie. I'm glad I did. If I had to summarize this book in... Continue Reading →

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