Category Archives: fiction

Review: The Moment by Douglas Kennedy

Because I am super behind on review writing, I’m saving a bit of time on this reviewing-writing binge by using the blurb from the back of the book.  Sorry for my unorginality 😉 “When I mysterious box arrives in the … Continue reading

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The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson

Note to Self: Don’t read Mom’s library books……  Unless you want her to return the one you’re reading before you write down your favorite quotes.  Seriously, because then you end up like me, who finds that the book is always … Continue reading

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Review: Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer

I had never heard of Georgette Heyer until last January-ish, but when I found out she wrote British mysteries, I knew I needed to give her a try.  You see, I love a good mystery.  And when they take place … Continue reading

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Review: The Book of Illumination by Mary Ann Winkowski and Maureen Foley

Mary Ann Winkowski and Maureen Foley’s The Book of Illumination is the perfect book for fans of the TV show Ghost Whisperer.  After all, Winkowski was a consultant for the TV show.  This book is the first in what I … Continue reading

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Review (sort of) of The Help by Kathryn Stockett

So I’m not going to do a full-fledged review of The Help because so many other people have reviewed it.  But let me just say that it definitely deserves all the hype it’s gotten.  I ate this book up, I … Continue reading

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Review: Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn

Set in Victorian London, Silent in the Grave is the perfect murder mystery for a cold night by the fireplace.  Or no fireplace, if your mom is like mine and hates the thought of a draft blowing smoke all through … Continue reading

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Review: Wings by Karl Friedrich

Sally Ketchum has had it tough.  Her mother died when she was very young.  Her father was abusive and an alcoholic.  And Tex, her boyfriend and the love of her life, died in a fiery plane crash that Sally somehow … Continue reading

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