Waiting on Wednesday: April 12

Waiting on Wednesday: April 12

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I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Shiver Hitch by Linda Greenlaw Series: Jane Bunker Series #3 Publication Date: June 6 Genre: Mystery Synopsis (from Goodreads): Jane Bunker thought she d escaped the pollution, noise, and dead bodies of the big city when she left her job as a Miami homicide detective and moved back to the idyllic town of Green Haven, Maine. But through her work as a marine insurance investigator, it appears she s left behind the bustle of the city, but not the murder. When… Read more »

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Review: Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon

Review: Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon

April 6, 2017 2017, B+, book rating, NetGalley, reviews 5

Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon Series: Vatta’s Peace #1 Publication date: April 11 in the US; April 13 in the UK e-ARC (from NetGalley and the publisher) –All opinions expressed in this review are my own. Science Fiction After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award–winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with this installment in a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta’s War sequence. Summoned to the home planet of her family’s business empire, space-fleet commander Kylara Vatta is told to expect a hero’s welcome. But instead she is thrown into danger unlike any other she has faced and finds herself… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: April 5

Waiting on Wednesday: April 5

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Cold Hearted River by Keith McCafferty Series: Sean Stranahan #6 Genre: Mystery Publication date: July 4 Synopsis: A story of lost treasure, Cold Hearted River begins with the death of a woman, stranded in a spring snowstorm, who in desperation climbs into a bear s den. When Sheriff Martha Ettinger, reunited with once-again lover Sean Stranahan, investigates, she finds a fly wallet in a pannier of the dead woman’s horse, the… Read more »

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Sunday Post: April 2

Sunday Post: April 2

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Kimba hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Last weekend my husband and I visited our daughter in Illinois. Our younger daughter also came along since she had a flight on Sunday from Chicago. She flew to Ireland with some of her cousins for a quick trip (Sunday – Thursday). The group had six adults and four young children… Read more »

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Review: The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis

Review: The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis

March 31, 2017 2017, book rating, C+, reviews 4

The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis Wesley Peterson #1 E-book, purchased Setting: Devon, England Mystery, Police Procedural Detective Sergeant Wesley Peterson’s first day finds him investigating the death of a young woman who may be connected to a kidnapped child. As the suspense builds, a strange parallel emerges between his case and the two skeletons found in the ruins of a 17th century merchant’s house. With stellar characterizations and sharp plotting, readers will find themselves completely swept up in this virtuoso mystery, the ending of which is as satisfying as it is shocking. …………………… My thoughts I love finding a new police procedural series! This reminded me a little of… Read more »

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April 2017 books on my list

April 2017 books on my list

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These are April books on my list. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and add to it as the year goes on. As each month comes along I create a list on my blog for others and for me to keep track of as the months go by. I don’t buy all these books–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. I hope people reading my post may find some new books to read. I also hope these people will point me toward books I missed…. Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: March 29

Waiting on Wednesday: March 29

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I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.  The Harbors of the Sun by Martha Wells Series: The Books of the Raksura #5 Publication Date: July 4 Genre: Fantasy Synopsis (from Goodreads): A former friend has betrayed the Raksura and their groundling companions, and now the survivors must race across the Three Worlds to rescue their kidnapped family members. When Moon and Stone are sent ahead to scout, they quickly encounter an unexpected and potentially deadly ally, and decide to disobey… Read more »

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Sunday Post: March 26

Sunday Post: March 26

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. . . . spring is here! Kimba hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog We are having typical spring weather–one day it’s nearly 70 degrees and the next day we have a little snow! (That happened this week!) Busy months My husband and I have gone on several weekend trips lately and it takes me several days to… Read more »

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Review: Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

Review: Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

March 24, 2017 2017, A, book rating, reviews 2

Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop The Others, #5 Publication date: March 7, 2017 e-ARC (from NetGalley and the publisher) –All opinions expressed in this review are my own. Urban Fantasy After a human uprising was brutally put down by the Elders—a primitive and lethal form of the Others—the few cities left under human control are far-flung. And the people within them now know to fear the no-man’s-land beyond their borders—and the darkness… As some communities struggle to rebuild, Lakeside Courtyard has emerged relatively unscathed, though Simon Wolfgard, its wolf shifter leader, and blood prophet Meg Corbyn must work with the human pack to maintain the fragile peace. But all… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: March 22

Waiting on Wednesday: March 22

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I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.   Hunting Hour by Margaret Mizushima Series: Timber Creek K-9 Mystery #3 Publication Date: August 8 Genre: Contemporary Mystery, Police Procedural Synopsis (from Goodreads): Deputy Mattie Cobb is working through issues from her past and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to focus on herself, when she and her K-9 partner Robo get called to track a missing junior high student. Until they find the girl on Smoker’s Hill behind the… Read more »

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