Mini Review: The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the #1 bestselling author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, an unforgettable new novel about lost love and second chances On the cusp of turning fifty, Adam Sharp likes his life. He’s happy with his partner Claire, he excels in music trivia at quiz night at the local … More Mini Review: The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion

Brief Thoughts: The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: England, 1815: Two travelers—Rachel Katzman and Liam Finucane—arrive in a field, disheveled and weighed down with hidden money. They are not what they seem, but colleagues from a technologically advanced future, posing as a doctor and his spinster sister. While Rachel and Liam aren’t the first team of time travelers, … More Brief Thoughts: The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

ARC Review: A Deadly Éclair by Daryl Wood Gerber (A French Bistro Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s always been Mimi Rousseau’s dream to open her own bistro, but it seems beyond her grasp since she’s been chased back home to Nouvelle Vie in Napa Valley by her late husband’s tremendous debt. Until her best friend Jorianne James introduces her to entrepreneur Bryan Baker who invests in … More ARC Review: A Deadly Éclair by Daryl Wood Gerber (A French Bistro Mystery #1)

Santa Rosa Strong – Sonoma County Strong – Santa Rosa Fire Update

I’ve tried to write this post numerous times and can’t find a way to start the post. How do you begin to capture the scene of the past week in words? In the early morning on Monday, October 9, my husband and I were awakened to a frantic phone call from my mother around 2am, … More Santa Rosa Strong – Sonoma County Strong – Santa Rosa Fire Update

ARC Review: Death on Tap by Ellie Alexander (Sloan Krause Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When Sloan Krause walks in on her husband, Mac, screwing the barmaid, she gives him the boot. Sloan has spent her life in Leavenworth, Washington becoming an expert in brewing craft beer, and she doesn’t have time to be held back by her soon-to-be ex-husband. She decides to strike out … More ARC Review: Death on Tap by Ellie Alexander (Sloan Krause Mystery #1)

Six Degrees of Separation: From Like Water For Chocolate to The School of Essential Ingredients

Hello October! I’m looking forward to crisp fall weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and fall baking! And oh yeah, another Six Degrees of Separation, a meme hosted by Books Are My Favorite and Best in which we start with one title, link to six other titles, and see where we end up! ***This post contains affiliate … More Six Degrees of Separation: From Like Water For Chocolate to The School of Essential Ingredients

Book Review: The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their brave struggle for justice…As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured … More Book Review: The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

ARC Review: Old Scores by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn #9)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When a Japanese diplomat is murdered, and Cyrus Barker is the prime suspect, Barker and sidekick Llewelyn must work against the clock to find the real killer. In London of 1890, the first Japanese diplomatic delegation arrives in London to open an embassy in London. Cyrus Barker, private enquiry agent … More ARC Review: Old Scores by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn #9)