"The retreating winter had left cypresses shivering in the graveyard beside the church di San Felice. In the shadow of listing crosses, muddy hollows stagnated; angels slipped despairingly into a tangled sea of grass." - ch1 opening
Hi, friends! It's finally officially 🐣SPRING🐣 time! It's still been a bit rainy and cold here so I'm definitely looking forward to some sunnier, warmer weather in our area soon. In the mean time I've been keeping very busy. We've been sending some more wedding thank-you's, and it's been the perfect excuse to use the … Continue reading Renee’s Recent Reads 3/23/22🐣
"Dreamers, singers, talkers and killers; they can dazzle with their beauty or their talent or their unmitigated evil, but inside themselves they are as frail and desperate as the rest of us. But can you see them? Can you unravel the truth? These are people you know, but not as you know them. Peel back the mask and see."
"The carriage drew closer to Bookseller's Row, and Beatrice Clayborn drew in a hopeful breath before she cast her spell." Chapter 1 opening
"The backbone of every triumph is built on two simple words: Watch me." - Whisper Island, Chapter 1 opening
"Here are some true things: 1. In the afternoon or early evening of June 25th 1980, Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero were killed in an isolated clearing in southeastern West Virginia." - The Third Rainbow Girl, opening
TLDR; An un-putdownable white water rafting thriller!
TLDR; a good mystery crime book with an interesting killer backstory and a side-plot of unexpected harassment for the main protagonist.
Title: The Reckless Oath We MadeFind it on: AmazonAuthor: Bryn GreenwoodPublication Date: 20 Aug 2019Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Many thanks to the author, Bryn Greenwood, and publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Group, for providing a digital ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis A provocative love story between a tough Kansas woman on a … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Reckless Oath We Made” by Bryn Greenwood
Title: The Pink Bonnet Find it on: Goodreads | AmazonAuthor: Liz TolsmaPublication Date: June 1, 2019Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Inc.Genre: Christian, True CrimePages: 256 Many thanks to the author, Liz Tolsma, and publisher, Barbour Publishing Inc., for providing a digital ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis (via NetGalley ) … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Pink Bonnet” by Liz Tolsma
Image via NetGalley Title: Autism Is the Future Find it on: Goodreads | AmazonAuthor: Marlo Payne Thurman, PhDPublication Date: May 1, 2019Publisher: Future HorizonsGenre: Nonfiction (Adult) Many thanks to the author, Dr. Marlo Payne Thurman, and publisher, Future Horizons, for providing a digital ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. … Continue reading ARC Review: “Autism Is the Future” by Marlo Payne Thurman, PhD
Image via NetGalley Title: The Lazarus Files Find it on: Goodreads | AmazonAuthor: Matthew McGough Publication Date: April 30, 2019Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Genre: True CrimePages: 608 Many thanks to the author, Matthew McGough, and publisher, Henry Holt and Co., for providing a digital ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Lazarus Files” by Matthew McGough