Tragic Mister Memory

Mister Memory by Marcus Sedgwick

Genre: Mystery; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “In Paris in the year 1899, Marcel Després is arrested for the murder of his wife and transferred to the famous Salpetriere Asylum. And there the story might have stopped. But the doctor assigned to his care soon realizes this is…

Fabulous Friday – 10 March 2017

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ******************** Honestly, my week hasn’t been horrible. Still, it’s Friday!! International Women’s Day – Yes, I did…

Beware The Girl from Rawblood

The Girl from Rawblood by Catriona Ward

Genre: Horror Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Winner of BEST HORROR NOVEL (August Derleth Award) at British Fantasy Awards 2016 For generations the Villarcas have died mysteriously, and young. Now Iris and her father will finally understand why… At the turn of England’s century, as the wind whistles in the…

Bright Air Black is not the Medea story you remember

Bright Air Black by David Vann

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Following the success of Aquarium, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and garnered numerous rave reviews, David Vann transports us to the thirteenth century BC to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 6 March 2017

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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. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover! FINISHED SINCE THE LAST UPDATE: I loved every minute of this on audio….

Fabulous Friday – 3 March 2017

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ******************** It has been a long and emotionally brutal week. But it’s Friday, ya’ll! We…

Girl in Disguise is all about girl power

Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 21 March 2017 Source: Publisher Synopsis from the Publisher: “Inspired by the real story of investigator Kate Warne, this spirited novel follows the detective’s rise during one of the nation’s times of crisis, bringing to life a fiercely independent woman whose forgotten triumphs helped sway the fate of the country. With no…

Close Enough to Touch and it feels so good

Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley

Genre: Romance; Contemporary; Women’s; Medical Publication Date: 7 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. Love has no boundaries……

February in Review

Goodbye February, Hello March

If January was a relatively slow-moving month, February more than made up for it. Seriously, I have no idea where this month went, and we were not even all that busy. March begins our busiest season of the year, so all I can do at this point is just hold on for the ride! Good…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 27 February 2017

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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. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover!  I finished two excellent books last week and am really looking forward…