Weekend Reading 9.11.2020

Today is a unique day in American history as we remember the victims of (and heroes who responded to) the 2001 attacks in New York City and Washington, DC, as well as the passengers in the failed hijacking of Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Our son was three and our daughter was not… Continue reading Weekend Reading 9.11.2020

Throwback Thursday Title: Educated By Tara Westover

I'm trying a new feature on the blog. Each Thursday, I'm going to dig into my reading archives to feature a relevant backlist title. As students are heading back to the classroom (or onto their computers for distance learning), I thought it would be good to look back on a title that focuses on what… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Title: Educated By Tara Westover

Christmas Carol Society: Blog Tour and Giveaway

Christmas Card Society by Rebbeka Jones  About the Book Book: Christmas Carol Society Author: Rebekah Jones Genre: Holiday Fiction, Christian Fiction Release Date: October 30, 2019 Christmas Carol Society – How Do You Impersonate a Christmas Ghost? The Christmas season has arrived. The members of the newly-formed Christmas Carol Society are beginning their weekly meetings. Charlie Baker finds the first… Continue reading Christmas Carol Society: Blog Tour and Giveaway

Glimpses of God: Summer Devotional for Women Blog Tour and Giveaway

About the Book Book:  Glimpses of God: A Summer Devotional for WomenAuthor: Shirley Crowder & Harriet MichaelGenre:  DevotionalRelease Date: April 29, 2020 Creator God made the world in which we live. He placed the moon and stars in the sky, the rivers and ocean on the earth. He also created seasons throughout the year. Each season is defined by… Continue reading Glimpses of God: Summer Devotional for Women Blog Tour and Giveaway

The Reading Race: Are Reading Goals Really Worth It?

If you spend any time in the reading blog or bookstagram worlds, you'll find that everyone seems to have a reading goal. I'm not alone in having monthly, quarterly, and annual goals for how many books I want to read. Some people exceed lofty goals, while many of us struggle with modest targets. During August,… Continue reading The Reading Race: Are Reading Goals Really Worth It?

August Reading Challenge – The Halfway Mark

It's almost halfway through August and I realized yesterday that I hadn't posted my August Reading Challenge. I have an ambitious list this month that includes a lot of my favorite genre, cozy mysteries. Most of these are NetGalley books I'm set to review (I've got some serious catching up to do, but it's so… Continue reading August Reading Challenge – The Halfway Mark

Blog Tour: Paris Never Leaves You

Author BioELLEN FELDMAN, a 2009 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of Terrible Virtue, The Unwitting, Next to Love, Scottsboro (shortlisted for the Orange Prize), The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank (translated into nine languages), and Lucy. Her novel Terrible Virtue was optioned by Black Bicycle for a feature film. PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU Book Summary“Masterful. Magnificent. A passionate story of survival and a real page… Continue reading Blog Tour: Paris Never Leaves You

Recent Reading Roundup 8.5.20

It was a busy summer reading season between mid-June and July. This month's selections included a variety of genres and books that were great summertime reads. Check out the books below: The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate paints a vivid picture of beach community Hatteras Island, located in the Carolinas and draws you… Continue reading Recent Reading Roundup 8.5.20

July Release Spotlight: Alex Trebek Tells All

I'm a huge Jeopardy fan ("I was born to be on Jeopardy!" -- Thanks White Men Can't Jump for one of my favorite movie lines). So I had to pick Alex Trebek's new book for our final July Release Spotlight. The Answer is... will be next on my TBR. The Answer Is...Reflections on My Life… Continue reading July Release Spotlight: Alex Trebek Tells All