Sweetgrass Mystery.

Book Review for “By the Rivers of Babylon” by Mary Glickman. Summary: "Joe and Abigail Becker, a Jewish couple from Boston, have inherited a house on Sweetgrass Island in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Though they feel like fish out of water, the couple is excited to give the South a try--and maybe even find it a … Continue reading Sweetgrass Mystery.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #36 – February 2 – March 1, 2023.

What is Throwback Thursday? I've noticed several of these meme on a few book blogs. For example, Susan Loves Books does one, which is (or was originally) hosted by Renee@It’s Book Talk. I also noticed that another fellow blogger, Lorrea @ What 'Cha Readin'?, was doing this as a monthly meme for her blog. Then … Continue reading TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #36 – February 2 – March 1, 2023.

#LetsDiscuss2023 #2 – What’s in a Genre? – #DiscussionSunday

The question this time is all my own, after having a heated discussion on a Facebook Page: Do you think eras should be considered genres, or would you separate the two? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and in fact, I'm certain that many will … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2023 #2 – What’s in a Genre? – #DiscussionSunday

Finding Nita.

Book Review for “The Direction of the Wind” by Mansi Shah. Summary: "Sophie Shah was six when she learned her mother, Nita, had died. For twenty-two years, she shouldered the burden of that loss. But when her father passes away, Sophie discovers a cache of hidden letters revealing a shattering truth: her mother didn’t die. … Continue reading Finding Nita.

#LetsDiscuss2023 #1, Book Blogger Hop, #DiscussionSunday – Stalking Authors.

The question this time is the Book Blogger Hop topic for January 20-26th submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer, is: Do you follow your favorite authors on social media? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and in fact, I'm certain that many will disagree and/or … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2023 #1, Book Blogger Hop, #DiscussionSunday – Stalking Authors.

Historical Highlands’ Legends.

Book Review for “Sisters of Castle Leod” by Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard. Summary: "Lady Sibell Mackenzie is a spiritualist, a believer in reincarnation, and a popular author of mystical romances. Petite and proper, she values tradition and duty. Her younger sister Lady Constance, swimming champion and big game hunter, is a statuesque beauty who scandalizes British … Continue reading Historical Highlands’ Legends.

Sisterly Scandals.

Book Review for “The Mitford Affair” by Marie Benedict. Summary: "Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they've weathered scandals before, the family falls into disarray when Diana divorces her husband to marry a fascist leader and Unity follows her sister's lead, inciting rumors that … Continue reading Sisterly Scandals.

#CCSpin 32 Review – Three Turns to her Future.

Book Review for “Which Way?” by Theodora Benson. Summary: "'There was no one in the room. Blinds and curtains were closed; the light of the skies, if any, was shut out. ... Only the fire was alive, consuming its life-for what? Then the door opened and as Claudia came with hurried steps into the fire's … Continue reading #CCSpin 32 Review – Three Turns to her Future.

TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #35 – January 5, 2023-February 1, 2023.

What is Throwback Thursday? I've noticed several of these meme on a few book blogs. For example, Susan Loves Books does one, which is (or was originally) hosted by Renee@It’s Book Talk. I also noticed that another fellow blogger, Lorrea @ What 'Cha Readin'?, was doing this as a monthly meme for her blog. Then … Continue reading TCL’s #ThrowbackThursday and #LinkParty #35 – January 5, 2023-February 1, 2023.

A Hard Rock Life.

Book Review for “Queen of Thieves” by Beezy Marsh. Summary: "London, 1946. The city struggles to rebuild itself after the devastation of the Blitz. Food is rationed, good jobs are scarce, and even the most honest families are forced to take a bit of "crooked" just to survive. Alice Diamond, the Queen of Thieves, rules … Continue reading A Hard Rock Life.