JAR OF HEARTS is a compelling
thrilling that starts off with a bang! Right from the very start, do we
know that Georgina "Geo" Shaw is guilty of knowing what happened to
her best friend, Angela Wong, who disappeared fourteen years ago?
The blame Read more...
Reading a Jenny Colgan book always fills me with
contentment. I know the story will draw me in and
the dialogue will be both funny and serious and I
will love the characters. I just know it. And, I was not
wrong this time either.
In THE ENDLESS BEACH are Read more...
What truly enchanted me when it came to THE WAY OF BEAUTY
was Penn Station. Oh, how I wished it was still standing in
all its glory. Alas, it had to give way for progress.
Luckily, there are still images and like this book,
imaginative stories that make Penn Station Read more...
I thought I would start this review by mentioning that I previously read
THE GENERAL'S WOMEN by Susan Wittig Albert, which deals with the
same subject as this book, although Mamie Eisenhowever plays a larger
role in that book. Nevertheless, in my opinion, one can't get enough
books Read more...
I just want to say before I review LOVE AND RUIN by Paula
McLain that I read CIRCLING THE SUN by the author a
couple of years ago and it's one of those books that I
fell in love with and I still remember how great the
reading experience Read more...
I first thought that I would start off this review
stating that reading Amanda Quick is a guilty pleasure of
mine. Then, I thought that I'm not at all guilty about
it, vice versa to be honest. However, Quick's books are
definitely a pleasure to read.
THE OTHER Read more...
THE MUSIC OF THE DEEP is the kind of book that I felt hooked
me right from the very first page. If I could, I would read
non-stop until I finished the book, alas I started late in
the evening and then had to sleep. I wish more books Read more...
For some reason I have a deep love for books set in the
American South. So, when I saw this book, a crime novel
set in Savannah, Georgia I just knew I had to read
it. So, I was overjoyed when I got the chance to read the
THE Read more...
London, 1814. In one of the coldest winters ever is the
body of a woman found in the snow by no other than Hero,
the wife of Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin. She
recognizes the woman as Jane Ambrose, a piano teacher to
Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Read more...
The Civil War may be over, but it has left a lot of women
mourning husbands and sons. This has seen an increase in
spiritualism. And in Boston, there is a man, Edward Moody
that is said to be able to take your picture and your
dearly departed will appear Read more...
I just want to make a comment about this cover before I
review the book. The cover I had on my ebook version of
the book was of a woman on a beach stool reading a book.
So, you wonder, what's so special about that? Well, on my
version Read more...
China Bayles has a ghost problem. It all starts when she
and her friend Ruby Wilcox starts to clean up the loft
about their shop Thyme and Seasons. China finds a box of
handcrafted lace and old photographs in the loft, but
when she is temporary alone in there and Read more...
The story in FAST FALLS THE NIGHT takes place during 24
hours. It all starts with a young woman overdosing on the
floor of a gas station bathroom in Acker's Gap. For the
police in the town it is one tragic event, but then
they got called to another Read more...
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY is a book that I was interested in
reading because I had read that it was a modern retelling
of PERSUASION by Jane Austen. I love modern retellings. I
usually don't read much contemporary romance fiction, but
I have a weakness for retellings so Read more...
UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY is actually the third fictional
account I have read about Lorena "Hick" Hickok and
Eleanor Roosevelt. And, I would, without any problems, read
at least three more. I find both women fascinating to
read about and I like reading new books that take a
different look at their Read more...
THE ATOMIC CITY GIRLS by Janet Beard takes place during
the last part of WW2 when several lives collide in Oak
Ridge, Tennessee, the city that doesn't exist, at least
For eighteen-year-old June Walker, the prospect of
working at Oak Ridge is a chance to Read more...
My name is Magdalena and I love to
read crime, mystery, thriller, horror,
women's fiction, literary fiction,
history, sci-fi, fantasy, historical,
biographical, non-fiction and graphic
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