The Children’s Blizzard is based on actual oral histories of survivors of the January 12, 1888 Dakota Territory blizzard. This was a book that I expected to sucker punch me with emotion. However, it did not grip me as emotionally as I expected. Continue reading “Book Review: The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin”
Historical fiction is usually not the genre I seek out. But this is Amy Harmon, whose book Making Faces is one of my all-time favorites, so I had to give it a try. Continue reading “Book Review: Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon”
A well-written and compelling story. This is the first book I’ve read by Wingate and I’ll be checking out more of her work. Continue reading “Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate”
Please forgive the randomness of this post but after not posting for weeks I figured you deserved at least some explanation as to why.
Since the beginning of the year I’ve felt like I was one bad book or one distraction away from slipping into an epic book slump and, until recently, I was able to fend it off but in the end it got the better of me…and I blame Melinda for at least part of it, lol!
Continue reading “Bookworm Problems”
Neil Gaiman wrote a new book. That was pretty much all I need to know before making a buying decision but, even though it was an instabuy, I didn’t expect it to leave me wondering if this was the perfect audiobook. Continue reading “Audio Book Review: Norse Mythology”
Where do I start? If you’re like me and enjoy historical non-fiction, then this one you may want to pick up. Keep in mind it’s about mental health treatment in the United States starting in the mid-20th century.
Could there a book that, in some way, appeals to everyone? If it is possible, I’d lay a solid bet that Letters of Note could be that book. Continue reading “Book Review: Letters of Note by Shaun Usher”
If you’ve read Alyson Richman’s novels before, you won’t be disappointed with The Velvet Hours. If you’re a first time reader, get ready to add a pile of books to your to-read shelf.
This was a re-issue of an older book written by one of my go to romance authors, Sabrina Jeffries, writing as Deborah Martin. What a wonderful love story this turned out to be! Continue reading “Book Review: Stormswept by Deborah Martin”