Book Review of How to Bake a Murder by K. J. Emrick

When an unlikable bully suddenly dies after eating a pastry in Karen “Cookie” Williams’ bakery, she finds herself the center of a murder investigation. Cookie already has a ruthless businessman harassing her to sell her property, and a strange nightly… Read more

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Book Review

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s early 1900s in rural West Florida and Janie Crawford is a light-skinned African American sixteen year old when we first meet her. She lives… Read more

Review of Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof

Review of Coming Home by Kimberley O’Malley

Dr. Elizabeth Fitzgerald is forced to return to her hometown after ten years of being away. Her mother has had a massive heart attack and the last thing Elizabeth wanted was to revisit the heartbreak of her past, but she… Read more

Review of Jane of Austin by Hillary Manton Lodge

Jane, Celia and Margot are sisters, who own a successful tea salon in San Francisco. Life hasn’t been easy since their father fled the country after being accused of embezzlement, but the three sisters pulled together to make a home… Read more

Review of Summer Again by Julia Gabriel

Lucy Wyndham has a dream job, working as the marketing manager for the Chesapeake Inn in St. Caroline. When her beloved boss, John Matthew, falls ill, John’s ne’er do well son, Sterling, returns to take over the Inn. Changes are… Read more

Review of A Strand of Three Cords by Hannah Miller

Emma is a sixteen-year-old Amish girl who thinks she knows what she wants in a future husband. Unfortunately, she’s not quite sure which eligible young man will make the best husband for her – Jacob or Daniel. Emma’s eventual predicament… Read more

Review of Maggie’s Way by Linda Bradley

Maggie Abernathy is a school teacher, who is recuperating from breast cancer. Maggie is content to relax during her summer vacation, but when seven-year-old Chloe and her dad John move in next door things take an interesting turn. I had… Read more

Review of The Boss’s Runaway Bride by Pamela Burford

Quinn has recently lost his job to what he’s told was a merger. To soften the blow, Quinn’s former boss Phil lets him use his Nantucket summer home for a month. Quinn is surprised when he realizes there’s another summer… Read more

Review of Love’s Funny That Way by Pamela Burford

Four high school friends make a marriage pact. If any of them are still unmarried by age thirty the rest of the group has to find a suitable partner for her, and she must stick with the choice for at… Read more