Author Archives: bettylouise31

About bettylouise31 Member of NetGalley and Edelweiss Senior Citizen and been reading and sharing my thoughts on books most of my life. I read for my pleasure. I have been married for over 65 years. We had a Bengal Cat, Kato who has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. Interests include reading, dogs, cats, gardening, knitting, crocheting. I have a strong interest in North American native plants. A word on my reviews. I am writing very. Books review are from my public library, brought, many from Netgalley, a few from Edelweiss, occasionally from an author or from friends. The opinions are my own. I represent no publisher, author or any other source​. My reviews can be found on. Tumblr, Goodreads, Google+, and Twitter. I have no Facebook account. Thanks for reading my blog.


PEACE A new author for me and the twelfth book in the series. I have been seeing a number of this series and wonder about. It worked quite well as a standalone as I had no trouble collecting with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment


The latest Bird Lovers book is the best in the series. I like the way the birding facts were woven in with the mystery. There are paranormal elements mixed into the tale.Amy Simms and friends were discussing the fall festival … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Rocky Bar Area – 1920s

BE KIND From the Hanford/Guay’s archives

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

MURDER ON THE HALF SHELL By Shawn Reilly Simmons

Penelope’s Red Carpet Catering company is feeding the crew of Arlena’s new movie. They are on an island off the coast of Florida. The Producer flies a Celebrity Chef Emilio in for Friday’s party. Two teenage girls are missing after … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

CAT SEEING DOUBLE by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

In Molina Point, romance is in the air as preparations are made for the wedding of Charlie and Max. Kit is above the church watching when sees overheard a conversation about a bomb. She alerts Clyde to the danger and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments


THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! The second installment in the All Day Breakfast series Gia Morellia worried that her cafe has zoning problem and might have to close. Marcia Steers, the President of the City council asked to see Gia. Marcia tells … Continue reading

Posted in #NetGalley, Books | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

THE BREAKERS by Marcia Muller

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! My thanks to the  Meridian Library for my copy.  Sharon McCone is asked to look into the disappearance of Chelle Curley, her neighbor who care for cats when Sharon was out of town. As Sharon investigate she meets … Continue reading

Posted in Books, TBR PILE | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments


In the second book of the Berry Basket series is another satisfying read. There is good information on blackberries, wines, animal behavior, police units, and friendship. The antics of the animals lighten the mood of the story. There is faint … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments


BE KIND This fun packed cozy has Rory’s life moving along smoothly. She befriended Kit, the homeless man who saved her life. She finds him disoriented on the beach and takes him to the hospital. Rory puts his belongings in … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

#KNIT ONE, DIE TWO By Peggy Ehrhart 

PEACE The third book in the Knit and Nibblers is a light and entertaining read. Next door to Pamela Paterson’s home is a church. The players have rent the building for use in their plays. Carolee Lorimer is the newest … Continue reading

Posted in #NetGalley, Books | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments