Tag Archives: Novel

#REST AND BE THANKFUL by Helen MacInnes

PEACE This is my book I reach for when I want to relax and probably my # one book.  It is nothing like her other books. Written during the cold war It touches on the subject of how thoughts and … Continue reading

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#MR FINCHLEY DISCOVERS ENGLAND By Victor Canning

PEACE The cover attracted my attention and I decided to read it even though it is not a mystery. I found an easy, humorous, and fast moving story. Edgar Finchley is a clerk who at 45 years old has never … Continue reading

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#THE LIBRARY OF THE LOST AND FOUND by Phaedra Patrick

PEACE A new author for me, this is not my usual reading. I was not disappointed and will read this author again. Martha Storm who puts everyone’s interest before her own. She keeps a document that lists all she has … Continue reading

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A SPARK OF LIGHT by Jodi Picoult

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! The first time that I have read this author and I found an outstanding story about abortion, pro, and con that was extremely fair. It hit me again and I felt victimized again. A sunny clear fall … Continue reading

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THE POST CAROUSEL by Juliet Blackwell

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! I almost didn’t request this book but I am glad I did. I found I got so involved in the storyline, I couldn’t put it down instead read far into the night. I had problems reading the … Continue reading

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DREAMS OF FALLING by Karen White

Only a skillful storyteller could use 3 points of view and separate the tale by 2 decades. Yet the story was brought together so you had only one view. Since I don’t handle this arrangement very well, I had trouble … Continue reading

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OTHER PEOPLES HOUSES by Abbi Waxman

I requested this novel as all the ratings, I read were positive. I did not expect the foul language and sex scenes. I had trouble with it at the beginning and decided to put it aside and and read it … Continue reading

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STANDALONE SUNDAY

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! This post is a post created by Megan Bookslayers @ https://bookslayerreads.com/ I learned about from Susan @ https://susanlovesbooks.wordpress.com/2017/08/13/standalone-sunday-29/ My book today is INDIAN SUMMER by Marcia Willett A novel set among the peaceful filling hills of Devon, … Continue reading

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BLUEFIRE By Phyllis A. Whitney

Written during South Africa apartheid period, the details are accurate. I find the idea dreadful. Susan Hohenfield returns to Cape Town as the bride a childhood friend and her Father’s ward. Her Mother left the family home taking right-year-old Susan … Continue reading

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PHONCIANA By Phyllis A. Whitney

This gothic romance is set on Palm Springs Island at the family mansion of the wealthy Logan family. The poinciana is in full bloom. The mansion is full of art and other valuable collections. Some of the pieces are missing. … Continue reading

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