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

Historical fiction

Catching Currents by Kari August

Sagas come in different forms. This one had its own meandering and scenic route(literally and figuratively). I must say that the author's note at the end is a must-read because it elevates the content to a different level. We begin at the late teens of our protagonists. We have multiple main characters to focus on… Continue reading Catching Currents by Kari August

Historical fiction

The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley,C.S. Harris,Anna Lee Huber, Christine Trent

I have read novellas before (a few), and since it had been a while since my last historical fiction binge, I picked this one up. It is a collection of four novellas, written by authors whose work I have not had the fortune to read earlier. This last part is something I will remedy when… Continue reading The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley,C.S. Harris,Anna Lee Huber, Christine Trent

Historical fiction, Mystery

A Fatal Finale by Kathleen Marple Kalb

A strong, intelligent and multi-dimensional female lead character and set in an Opera company in 1899 has the capacity to enthral. The historical aspect in this was immersive in such a way that when I watched some police procedurals during my meals, between reading this book, I had to blink and caught myself wondering why… Continue reading A Fatal Finale by Kathleen Marple Kalb

Historical fiction

The Binder of Lost Stories by Cristina Caboni

I have once again topped up numerous reviews to put out together because I cannot seem to maintain a good enough regime despite waking early and sleeping at my normal times! I did start a knitting project (my very first!) and I hope at least I will see that through. Translator: Patricia Hampton Narrators: Karissa… Continue reading The Binder of Lost Stories by Cristina Caboni