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 ~ 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 ~ Heaven’s Keep

Happy first Tuesday of June! Although summer doesn't officially arrive for another two weeks, in my mind June 1 is always the beginning of summer. There's nothing like curling up by a fireplace with a good book on a cold winter day, but summer also lends plenty of opportunities for reading. I have fond memories... 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 One

Wow! We've almost reached the month of May. I read several books during the month of April, so like last month, I'm splitting my reviews into two posts. Here's part one. Mercy Falls ★★★ Many of you know I've gotten hooked on the Cork O'Connor series. I actually finished reading Mercy Falls in March, but... Continue Reading →

March Book Reviews Part Two

March was a busy month for me, reading-wise. Here's the second part of my reviews. If you missed the other post, you can read it by clicking here. Between The Vines ★★★★★ After reading the first two books of Staci Troilo's latest series, I couldn't wait for Between the Vines. It didn't disappoint. Between the... Continue Reading →

March Book Reviews Part One

Hey, readers! I read quite a few books this month, so in order not to make this post so long, I divided it into two parts. Sealed Off ★★★ I don’t read a lot of cozy mysteries with amateur sleuths, but I saw this one available for check out through my local library and decided... Continue Reading →

February Book Reviews

Happy first day of March. I don't know about you, but I'm happy spring is just around the corner. With a new month, it's time to post reviews for the books I read in February. I'm averaging about one book a week so I'm right on track with my reading goals this year. Last week,... Continue Reading →

January Book Reviews

Is one month of the new year already over? Surprisingly, or maybe not surprisingly, it is. And since it's a Tuesday, it's time for my January book reviews. I've set my Goodreads challenge at sixty books this year. I'm right on track to complete that goal. These are the books I read last month. Ellie... Continue Reading →

My Top Reads of 2021

Hey, everyone. With 2021 rapidly coming to a close, I wanted to take time to share my top reads for the year. I’ll preface this post by saying I’ve read many enjoyable books this past year, but there are a few that really stood out for me—ones I’ll remember in the days and months to... Continue Reading →

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