This Week’s Stitches & Pages

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 with their “pandemic... 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: A Deadly Yarn

Title: A Deadly Yarn Series: Knitting Mysteries, Book 3 Author: Maggie Sefton My Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Kelly and Megan could not be happier for their friend Allison Dubois—a young, talented, up-and-coming artist. Invited by a designer to join her New York studio, Allison is about to embark on a new life. But when Kelly and... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Double Knit Murders

Title: Double Knit Murders Series: Knitting Mysteries, Books 1 & 2 Author: Maggie Sefton My Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: In Knit One, Kill Two, Kelly Flynn returns to Colorado for her aunt's funeral only to suspect that the woman's death was not an accident. With the help of the knitting regulars at House of Lambspun, Kelly's... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Brewed Awakening

Title: Brewed Awakening Series: A Coffeehouse Mystery, #18 Author: Cleo Coyle My Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Synopsis: When coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi awakens on a bench in Washington Square Park, she has no idea she's been missing for days, or that her friends and family have been frantic with worry. Now that she's... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Alice In Wonderland

Title: Alice In Wonderland Author: Lewis Carroll My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Much like returning to your childhood home, rereading a childhood favorite can be bittersweet. As a kid I loved the story of Alice In Wonderland, it held a mesmerizing kinda magic. Having just finished reading it as an adult, I still see the magic, but... Continue Reading →

What I Read in 2019

  Somehow every year I just barely miss my reading challenge goal. How many books do you have to read in a year in order to keep your bibliophile card? Regardless, I am still an avid lover of books. This year I spent time in multiple genres, exploring time travel, futuristic fairytales, historical fiction, cozy... Continue Reading →

Heading Into Wonderland

To bookend my yearly reading activities, I thought I would try to start and end 2020 reading a favorite and/or classic book. Thankfully, my very thoughtful husband gifted me a beautiful classic edition copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. This is one of my all-time favorite stories, however it's been a long... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Magic To The Bone

Title: Magic To The Bone Series: Allie Beckstrom, Book #1 Author: Devon Monk My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Allie would rather moonlight as a Hound than accept the family fortune - and the strings that come with it. All magic use has costs -- hers include migraines and memory loss. She finds a boy dying from a... Continue Reading →

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