It’s exquisitely difficult for this book lover to narrow down her favorite books out of the 104 I read in 2018. I certainly don’t feel myself qualified to call any book “The Best.” Instead, here are the ten books I’ve talked most about this year, the ones I’ve raved about to anyone who will listen. These are the books that swept me away, the ones I keep thinking about months later.
This is the story of a normal married couple. They work their jobs, raise their teenage children, and stress about money. They also murder people together. Synopsis: Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose 15-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting.... Our love story is simple.… Continue reading Review: My Lovely Wife
It’s March 4th, and for the past several years this day has taken on a new meaning for me, as not just a date but a rallying cry: March forth! Keep marching onward, continue moving forward and work toward your goals. While I do make New Year’s resolutions each year, this time of year feels… Continue reading March Forth
Oh yes I DID binge this in 1 day! Let me tell you about this juicy read…😳 This was my first binge read of 2020. I may have neglected some household tasks the day I read it, and I may have ignored my kids just a smidge, and hey, I might have even closed my… Continue reading Review: Last Couple Standing
Perfect beach read! The perfect mystery for mystery lovers! I love Peter Swanson’s writing so much that I would read his grocery list—and it would probably give me goosebumps. This book is no exception. The story is about Malcolm, a bookseller and owner of a bookstore that specializes in crime fiction, who wrote a blog… Continue reading Review: Eight Perfect Murders
This book was EMOTIONAL and I AM NOT OKAY. I have been a huge fan of Colleen Oakley’s engaging and unique women’s fiction since I read her first novel a few years ago (I highly recommend checking out her backlist) so I knew I needed to read this one—especially when I read the hook: “Mia… Continue reading Review: You Were There Too