Bibliophile Confessions: I’ve Fallen In Love

Title: In Plain Sight Series: Arcane Casebook #1 Author: Dan Willis My Rating: ★★★★★ Honestly, I have no idea how this book ended up on my TBR list. My best guest is that I heard about it on BookTok. Regardless of how it ended up on my list I am so glad that it did... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Stitches & Pages

April 10, 2021 It’s been a hot minute since I last did a blog post. One would think that during the pandemic it would be a perfect time to blog, having all that free time to write and what not. It seems, however, that I am not the only one who didn’t do as much... Continue Reading →

March Reads

For the month of March, I decided to take a break from my TBR pile and return to the world of The Others, created by Anne Bishop. The Others is one of my top two favorite Urban Fantasy series, the other one being Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs, and the one that I return to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Killer Stitch

Title: A Killer Stitch Series: Knitting Mysteries, Book #4 Author: Maggie Sefton My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: The House of Lambspun has been bombarded for the holidays. Then an alpaca sheep rancher is found dead in Bellevue Canyon-and knitter and sometime-sleuth Kelly Flynn quickly puts Yuletide frivolities aside. With the deceased's reputation for loving and leaving... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Little Paris Bookshop

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George My rating: 2 of 5 stars In The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George, we, the reader, follow the journey of Jean Perdu, a 51-year-old bookseller from Paris. As the story opens, Jean is in the midst of a twenty year long period of grieving for the woman... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Henna House

Henna House by Nomi Eve My rating: 4 of 5 stars Henna House, by Nomi Eve, is a captivating coming of age story, centering on the life of a young Jewish girl named Adela, born and raised in Yemen. The reader joins Adela’s life in 1920, a time when the Jewish children are under threat... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Keeper Of Lost Things

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Everyone has lost something or someone at some point in their life. Sometimes the loss is small, like misplacing your keys. Other times the loss is great, like losing your great grandma’s locket. While some items may be found again, others... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick My rating: 5 of 5 stars Have you heard the saying: "never judge a book by its cover"? As a self proclaimed bibliophile, I take this saying seriously, both in its literal meaning and in the philosophical sense. However, in the case of The Curious Charms... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Black Eyed Susans

Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin My rating: 3 of 5 stars It is 18 years after the event, Tessa Cartwright is watching the months go by leading up to the execution of Terrell Goodwin, the man tried and convicted of killing three women and the kidnapping and attempted murder of herself when she was sixteen.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was chosen by my mystery book club for our read this month. The first 150 pages, I started off thinking it was an interesting and intriguing story of deceit, betrayal, and mystery. Shortly after that I was certain I knew exactly... Continue Reading →

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