Drama, Mystery

Death Stops the Frolic by George Bellairs

The title is very apt, with the death in the story stopping the frolic that members of a church were indulging in (much to the distaste of quite a few of the members). The victim was a man who had enough time on his hands to pick fights with everyone in town.The extreme physical descriptions,… Continue reading Death Stops the Frolic by George Bellairs

Drama, Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

The Road to Delano by John DeSimone

Once again, after almost a week, I am back online on the blog. 2020 is starting to show its true colours for me as well. I have not been this inconsistent since I started blogging. One ray of sunshine is that I have been reading/listening and the rhythm there has picked up significantly enough to… Continue reading The Road to Delano by John DeSimone

Drama

Brave Girl, Quiet Girl by Catherine Ryan Hyde

I have read an reviewed a lot of the previous works by the author on this blog:        Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Jess Nahikian If you have read any of the author's previous works, you will expect the 'oddness' of the characters we meet. We have straight-talking, honest Molly who is living on the streets and… Continue reading Brave Girl, Quiet Girl by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Drama

Miss Cecily’s Recipes for Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman

A book like this is for people who have been reading and liking the pairing of very different women: an eighty plus-year-old and a woman in her middle-age (or what counts for it). In this tale, our almost forty-year-old is Kate. She is in a stable relationship with an upward trajectory (or so she assumes).… Continue reading Miss Cecily’s Recipes for Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman