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: 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)

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

ARC Review: Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A Gen-X librarian’s snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to the books in her life. Librarians spend their lives weeding–not weeds but books! Books that have reached the end of their shelf life, both literally and figuratively. They remove the books that patrons no longer … More ARC Review: Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

Fabulous Fall Reads

**this post contains affiliate links** I love fall! It’s one of my favorite seasons (the other being spring), and I love the change that is in the air when fall rolls around: the crispness, the wind, and the sense of adventure that surrounds me. I also love fall baking and the scents of cinnamon and … More Fabulous Fall Reads

Six Degrees of Separation – Wild Swans to Dreams of Joy

***this post contains affiliate links*** Here we are, the start of another month, and another Six Degrees of Separation, a meme hosted by Books Are My Favorite and Best. Last month was the first month I participated in the meme, and I’m back for another go round! This month’s title is Wild Swans by Jung … More Six Degrees of Separation – Wild Swans to Dreams of Joy

Book Review: Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Official Synopsis from the back of my copy of the book: The setting of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s most widely praised book is the seashore; the time, a brief vacation which had lifted her from the distractions of everyday existence into the sphere of meditation. As the sea tosses up its gifts—shells rare and perfect—so the … More Book Review: Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh