Category Archives: Fiction

“Hello, Sunshine” is Going to Be a Hit

This book is not only going to be a movie, but it’s going to be a hit. You will love Hello Sunshine, by Laura Dave. This is the first publisher’s proof copy of a book I’ve reviewed. It was a … Continue reading

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What I Thought About The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Recently, Simon and Schuster sent me a book to review. It is The Fall of Lisa Bellow, by Susan Perabo. It is a masterpiece of the way families handle the psychological trauma in the aftermath of the kidnapping of a … Continue reading

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Another RareBird Books Selection: Falling Back to One

Falling Back to One by Randy Mason is the second e-book sent to me by RareBird Books for review. It was a stunning book revealing the damage of certain types of abuse can do to children. It followed the relationship between Mickey, a … Continue reading

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Reading Crisis: Blue

Crisis: Blue is the first novel by John A. Davis. Early on, I could tell it was a debut novel, but the writing quickly tightened up, and the action moved more quickly. If you enjoy Mark Henshaw, Nelson DeMille, Clive Cussler, and … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Book

My book club meets tomorrow afternoon. Oh, yes, I’ve read the book, Three Wishes, by Liane Moriarty. The problem is that, since reading it, I’ve read several other books. Now I need to go back and skim it again so … Continue reading

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Book Club Loved The Invention of Wings

This wonderful dramatization of real-life events, The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, sparked one of the best book club discussions our neighborhood book club has had in its short life of about a year-and-a-half. There was something in … Continue reading

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Book Club Christmas Book

Our book club chose Keeping Christmas, by Dan Walsh, thinking it would be a fun Christmasy book to discuss at our December meeting. Not! Only one of the members present at our meeting really liked the book. Everyone else said the … Continue reading

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Invention of Wings Blew Me Away

Our book club will be reading Sue Monk Kidd‘s The Invention of Wings in January for our February 2, discussion. I reserved it at the local library, and it became available far sooner than needed, so I went ahead and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Queens is Drivel, Pure Drivel

I tried, I really tried to read this book. I just couldn’t get through it. The most telling thing is that before our book club meeting, one of the members sent out an e-mail asking what we thought of the … Continue reading

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The Black Widow, 16th in the Series

I just published my review of Daniel Silva’s The Black Widow. Already waiting for the next book in this series. To read my review of this great book click right here. I’ve been chasing bad guys for a while, now … Continue reading

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