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April 18, 2020

Wicked Saints and Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan ~ a Series Review

by MK French

Are you or your teen looking for a dark fantasy to enjoy this weekend? Check out the Something Dark and Holy series with book 1 and 2.

April 17, 2020

Home at Last by Judith Keim ~ a Review

 by Susan Roberts

"Staring out at the rolling hills and the rows of grapevines, devoid of their fruit after the harvest, she saw the goodness of the land, it's beauty, and most of all, the comforting prospect of more harvests to come. She   thought of this continuity of life as a renewal of her own." (p 1)

April 16, 2020

5 Authors of Beach Books to Read Now

by Donna Huber

Every summer there are a ton of "beach read" books released that I never get the chance to read. This summer is probably going to look a little different. We may not be heading to the beach or the public pool. With some schools finishing up early and most of us home, now might be a great time to catch up on our beach reading. So fill up the kiddie pool and pull out the lounge chair...

April 15, 2020

The German Heiress by Anika Scott ~ a Review

by Susan Roberts

"Everybody stole.  Organized,  they called it.
They organized coal off moving trains.  They organized cars left alone in the streets.  They organized pipes from houses where unexploded bombs nested on the roofs.  Mostly, they organized food.  Dug up fields and slaughtered cows.  Hijacked trucks and robbed stores...Everybody organized one way or another. (p 1)

April 14, 2020

The New Husband by D.J. Palmer ~ a Review

by Donna Huber

It was a chilly predawn morning when Anthony Strauss eased Sweet Caroline, his seventeen-foot Boston Whaler, from the trailer into water so dark it was indistinguishable from the sky. To the east, the rising sun raced along the riverbank, igniting the shoreline of Lake Winnipesaukee in a buttery glow. Anthony cast his lure about twenty feet out and was beginning to slowly reel in his line when he noticed a fellow boater some forty yeards off his starboard. (p. 1)

April 13, 2020

Salvation Station by Kathryn Schleich ~ a Review

by MK French

Captain Linda Turner of the Lincoln, Nebraska police is haunted by the murders of the Hansen family, two small children and their pastor father. The mother is missing, and the more that Linda digs into it, the more questions are revealed. At the same time in St. Louis, Missouri a televangelist is afraid of losing his show until one of the attendees comes up with ideas to save it. Despite his misgivings, she is charming and charismatic, and he finds himself falling for her.

April 12, 2020

10 Books That Cause Book Hangovers

by Susan Roberts

Have you ever had a book hangover?  If this is a new bookish term for you, here is the description:

Book hangover. Noun. The struggle of trying to reconnect with reality after finishing a really amazing book. All bookworms, nerds, and avid readers know the feeling of finishing that book and not knowing what to do with oneself. It's like saying goodbye to a good friend.