BLOG TOUR: “The Last Stage” by Louise Voss (Excerpt)

Hi, friends! Today is my turn at a blog tour for "The Last Stage," a mystery/thriller by Louise Voss. Thanks to Orenda Books for this opportunity. "The Last Stage" by Louise Voss Paperback, 300 pages Slated for publication July 11, 2019, by Orenda Books Synopsis At the peak of her career as lead singer of … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: “The Last Stage” by Louise Voss (Excerpt)

REVIEW: “The Spies of Shilling Lane” by Jennifer Ryan

"The Spies of Shilling Lane" by Jennifer Ryan Kindle edition, 368 pages Published June 4, 2019, by Crown ASIN: B07K62LGW8 My review Great Britain is deeply entrenched in World War II, and it's against this dismal backdrop that the haughty Mrs. Braithwaite receives divorce papers from her cheating husband. Because of the stigma surrounding divorced … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Spies of Shilling Lane” by Jennifer Ryan

READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 1 (with spoilers)

Never did I ever think I'd be attempting to read "Les Misérables" again, yet here we are. I blame Emma over at The Terror of Knowing for luring me back to The Brick, which I first tried to read in 2016-17ish. It's OK, though. Reading something overwhelming like this deserves to be blogged about, and … Continue reading READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 1 (with spoilers)

REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

"Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly Paperback, 502 pages Published Feb. 28, 2017, by Ballantine Books ISBN: 1101883081 Synopsis "'Father loved the fact that a lilac only blossoms after a harsh winter ... It's a miracle all this beauty emerges after such hardship, don't you think?'"Caroline Ferriday "Lilac Girls" is the story of three women, … Continue reading REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly