Fiction

Tantalizing Thursday!

What book will you read next? Can you guess which book I’ll be reading this weekend? Of all of my collections this one has a shelf all its own:) https://videopress.com/v/IF6h7s8e?preloadContent=metadata

Cozy Mystery, Fiction

Mystery Monday: Kayla’s Mystery pick this week is LOWCOUNTRY BOMBSHELL

★★★★★ One of my favorite mystery novels that I've read recently is Susan M. Boyer's Lowcountry Bombshell. It is the second novel in her Liz Talbot Mystery series, and this is a series that Becky and I definitely agree is wonderful! Liz Talbot is a private investigator who occasionally sees ghosts--well, at least one ghost.… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla’s Mystery pick this week is LOWCOUNTRY BOMBSHELL

Fiction, Magical Realism

BEASTS OF EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE is too good to be true

★★★★★ Ruth Emmie Lang’s first novel is one that every first time novelist should envy. As an English teacher, I can assure you that Lang’s use of imagery, allusion, parallelism and her overall prose is absolutely intoxicating. I’ll probably be quoting this book for a while! To say that this is a novel about a… Continue reading BEASTS OF EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE is too good to be true

Fiction, Magical Realism

MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE hit Kayla right in the feels

★★★★★ First of all, I don’t often read this genre of “women’s lit,” mostly because it doesn’t include murder, but I’m trying to expand my repertoire. Also, my mother-in-law practically shoved the book at me after she’d finished it, and I’m so glad that she did. I have never before read a book that made… Continue reading MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE hit Kayla right in the feels