Six Degrees of Separation: The Poisonwood Bible to…

I’ve missed a few months of Six Degrees of Separation, a meme hosted by BooksAreMyFavouriteAndBest, in which we each link through six different titles, and I’m back participating this month! ***This post contains affiliate links. The links to Amazon are affiliate links which means that if you click the link and make a purchase, then … More Six Degrees of Separation: The Poisonwood Bible to…

Book Review: West With the Night by Beryl Markham

Official Synopsis from Amazon: Beryl Markham’s West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Isak Dinesen. If the first responsibility of a memoirist is to lead a life worth writing about, Markham succeeded beyond … More Book Review: West With the Night by Beryl Markham

Book Review: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #3)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they’ll … More Book Review: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #3)

Book Review: Delicacy by David Foenkinos

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Losing her beloved husband after only seven years of marriage, heartbroken widow Natalie steels herself against emotional attachments until she unexpectedly falls in for her offbeat, guileless co-worker, Markus, who represents the opposite of everything. Genre: Contemporary Fiction Setting: Modern day Paris My Copy Came From: I purchased a used paperback … More Book Review: Delicacy by David Foenkinos

ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Mariah Fredericks’ compelling adult debut novel follows Jane Prescott, a ladies’ maid in an upper-crust 1910 NYC household, after her mistress’s playboy fiancé is gruesomely murdered. Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies’ maid in the upper-most echelons of 1910 New York City society. Invisible until … More ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: What’s the couple next door really hiding? Vintage fashionista and amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter finds out in this engrossing cozy mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of The Book Club Murders. In a small town like Oakwood, Ohio, everyone knows everyone else’s business—except for Charley Carpenter’s standoffish new neighbors, … More ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, that plumbs the depths of sibling rivalry with wit and menace. Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, … More ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson’s 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman’s legacy? … More ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

ARC Review: The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only … More ARC Review: The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin