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The Signature of all Things by Elizabeth Gilbert (2013)

I cringe to think of how many hours I spent reading this book that I didn’t particularly like yet couldn’t put down—my reaction is an odd combination, yet it seems to fit because this book was an odd combination of mediocre writing, fascinating botany, a too often predictable plot, and often highly engaging sub plots.  524 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
The cover of this edition, provided by Wikipedia, is the following:

This book covers the history of the North American east, mainly Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where the Choptank River flows into the Chesapeake. 198 more words

Book Review

A Place to Call Home by Carole Matthews..


All it takes is one life-changing decision …

Ayesha leaves behind a life of pain and heartache and boards a coach to London with her sights set on a new life for herself and her little girl, Sabina. 554 more words


Happy Wife Happy Life

Of course most of you know I am on my first vacation, or I should say, first PAID vacation.

I don’t know what to do with myself…. 732 more words


June online ebook club wrap-up: The secret keeper

This month we looked at The secret keeper by Kate Morton as part of our online ebook club.

The story begins when 16-year-old Laurel Nicholson witnesses a shocking event which shapes the way she sees her mother and unusually happy family. 610 more words

Mystery And Thriller

Early Morning Intruder

Submitted by Belle Beckford

From under the blanket, a hand slid up her nightshirt and caressed her hip, her thigh, her buttocks.

Deep within her slumber, Desi’s subconscious registered the disturbance. 509 more words