Library Loot Wednesday

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted  The Captive Reader and Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library.      Husband looks at the tower of books that seems to be growing every week. “Did you go to the library again??” Me: “Yeeesssssssss…” Husband: “Okay…well, at least I’m not […]

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

  I didn’t get much reading done over the weekend this time around since my sister came to visit us from BC. It was a nice change and it was great having her around. Of course naturally, we stopped by Barnes and Noble and I grabbed my LibraryThing app and started scanning right left and […]

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It’s always fun to see what other people are reading (and to make my wishlist grow to an even bigger list that I’ll probably never accomplish but it’s still fun!) anyway! I made some progress over my books over the weekend as I went with the family to a mini road trip to the Oregon […]

Review of Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore

Amy Goodnight knows that the world isn’t as simple as it seems—she grew up surrounded by household spells and benevolent ghosts. But she also understands that “normal” doesn’t mix with magic, and she’s worked hard to build a wall between the two worlds. Not only to protect any hope of ever having a normal life. […]

The Night Season by Chelsea Cain

With the Beauty Killer Gretchen Lowell locked away behind bars once again, Archie Sheridan—a Portland police detective and nearly one of her victims—can finally rest a little easier. Meanwhile, the rest of the city of Portland is in crisis. Heavy rains have flooded the Willamette River, and several people have drowned in the quickly rising […]

Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson

As a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York, Sarah Brandt has seen pain and joy. Now she will work for something more — a search for justice — in a case of murder involving one of New York’s richest families. (From Amazon.ca) The endless detail gives this book a good sense of historical accuracy. The sights […]