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Two Excellent January Releases

In a burst of reading energy at the end on the year, I was able to read two wonderful January releases: The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian and The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin. I read The Guest Room in audio and The Swans of Fifth Avenue in print. That I read them […]

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm ~ Audiobook Review

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm Published by: Mulholland Books Published on: September 15, 2015 Page Count: 320 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy provided to me for consideration by Hachette Audio Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Will Collyer Audiobook Length: 8 hours 24 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary […]

Recent Reads, Both Great and Good ~ Part 2

Yesterday I posted about four books/audiobooks I have enjoyed over the past three months. Today I’m finishing up the list. Here are four more good or great recent reads: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johanson The publicist running the Harper Perennial (@HarperPerennial) twitter account sent me a paperback review copy of this book. […]

Recent Reads, Both Great and Good ~ Part 1

I have not been very faithful of late, dear reader. Since September 1st, I joined a boot camp program at my local gym. I can’t begin to express how much this has changed and improved my life. Since then I’ve lost over 30 pounds and have participated in my first 5k. What a way to […]

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford ~ Audiobook Review

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford Published by: St. Martin’s Press Published on: August 18, 2015 Page Count: 384 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: Katherine Kellgren Audiobook Length: 12 hours 45 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the […]

Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew ~ Audiobook Review

Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew Published by: Little, Brown and Company Published on: April 14, 2015 Page Count: 320 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Kate Mulgrew Audiobook Length: 10 hours 46 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and […]

Monday Mini ~ Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Freemantle

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Back in 2013, I was so starved for Tudor related fiction that […]

The House of Hawthorne by Erika Robuck

Publisher: NAL Published On: May 5, 2015 Length: 416 pages Summary from the Publisher: Beset by crippling headaches from a young age and endowed with a talent for drawing, Sophia is discouraged by her well-known New England family from pursuing a woman’s traditional roles. But from their first meeting, Nathaniel and Sophia begin an intense […]

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz ~ Audiobook Review

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel by David Lagercrantz Published by: Knopf Published on: September 1, 2015 Page Count: 416 Genre: Crime Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased through Audible. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 13 hours 22 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook […]

Monday Mini ~ The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. From the first time I’ve read Gone with the Wind, I’ve wanted […]