Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

Unbecomingby Rebecca Scherm Book JacketOn the grubby outskirts of Paris, Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, re-sets gems. She calls herself Julie, says she’s from California, and slips back to a rented room at night. Regularly, furtively, she checks the hometown paper on the Internet. Home is Garland, Tennessee, and there, two young men have just... Continue Reading →


Her by Harriet Lane

Herby Harriet LaneBook JacketOn the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her confidence is fading fast. Nina—sophisticated, generous, effortlessly in control—seems to have all the answers.It’s easy to see why Emma is drawn to Nina. But what does Nina see in her?A... Continue Reading →

Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner

Missing, Presumedby Susie Steiner Book JacketMid-December, and Cambridgeshire is blanketed with snow. Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw tries to sleep after yet another soul-destroying Internet date – the low murmuring of her police radio her only solace.Over the airwaves come reports of a missing woman – door ajar, keys and phone left behind, a spatter of... Continue Reading →

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Everyone Brave is Forgivenby Chris CleaveBook Jacket From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London.It’s 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood... Continue Reading →

2017 Book List

This year, my Goodreads goal is to read 48 books.   Last year, I barely made my goal of 28 books, but the year before I was at nearly 100.  By choosing some of my books early, I'm hoping that it will encourage me to hit my goal. Some of the books listed below are... Continue Reading →

Thanks for the year 2016

It's nice to be close to saying good-bye to 2016.  It's time.  Actually, it's been time for a while.While it has been a miserable year for many, when I sat down to look things over there were actually a lot of really great things about 2016.Some years are meant to close out in a complete... Continue Reading →

Don’t Try to Find Me by Holly Brown

Don't Try to Find Me by Holly BrownBook JacketDon't try to find me. Though the message on the kitchen white board is written in Marley's hand, her mother Rachel knows there has to be some other explanation. Marley would never run away.As the days pass and it sinks in that the impossible has occurred, Rachel and... Continue Reading →

2017 Craft List

Crafting - oh how I love thee!!I find when I start a new craft project, that is all I focus on for a while.  I'd like to make my crafting a bit more rounded and learn a wide-variety of different things this year.I have a few projects that I need to finish to make room... Continue Reading →

Resolutions for 2017

I love to make resolutions (and days later, break them!!). In recent years I've been on the hunt for a list of resolutions that would make sense in my life and help me become a better person (yes, I could make my own list, but then I would find reasons as to why it wasn't... Continue Reading →

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