Book Review: The Anatomist’s Apprentice

Dr. Thomas Silkstone has been studying anatomy under a very prestigious coroner for several years, leading to a professorship at a University in London. When one of Thomas's students approaches him about the mysterious death of a relation, Thomas heads to the countryside. Thomas heads to Bordon Hall and meets the beautiful Lady Lydia, who's... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Certain Girls

Cannie Shaprio is your average, middle aged housewife. Spending her days sheltering her teenaged daughter, Cannie seems to have it all. She's a best selling author of one book and spends the rest of her time writing Star Girl novels under a pseudonym. But this one book is coming back to haunt her. Joy, Cannie's... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Long Way Gone

I'm actually attending my first book club meet with this book! I'm so excited to be part of a book club again. Long Way Gone is a story of success, downfall, survival, and love. Cooper O'Connor is a preacher's son who learned piano and guitar at an early age. It was just Cooper, his dad,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Good Vibrations

The Beach Boys are definitely a band before my time, but their music continues to be enjoyed by people of all ages. For me, nothing says summer like an open sunroof and The Beach Boys on the radio. Mike Love is the front man for The Beach Boys. He tells his story and how the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Health

I listened to this audiobook as a means of increasing my education on the importance of diet and my overall health. And it was a waste of time. First of all, McCloud uses this book to plug in 10 of his other self-help books. Every other paragraph ended with "check out (this book) I wrote... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Princess Diarist

I read Wishful Drinking and couldn't resist following up with The Princess Diarist. And my friend Rose also read it a while back. You can read her review here. I loved Carrie's humor so much in Wishful Drinking and she carried that humor into The Princess Diarist. The books are slightly similar, but this one... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Rebecca

My first book club book this year!!! Not going to lie, I had extreme expectations about this book and all of them were wrong. Not sure why, but I was under the impression that this was a sensual, provocative, horror type story and I was so, so wrong. A young woman is employed as a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Wishful Drinking

I was very late to the Star Wars scene. I never saw any of the movies, did not know which characters were who, and frankly could careless. I finally sat down and watched Episodes Three through Six in 2015. Episode Seven was being released and my then fianc√© wanted to see it. I actually enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Stalin’s Gold

This is the second book in the DCI Frank Merlin series. Click here to read my review of the first book. Frank Merlin is a much need asset to Scotland Yard. He desires to serve his country during WWII, but he is much needed at the Yard. Merlin is asked to look¬†into the disappearance of... Continue Reading →

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