image via Pinterest   If you’re like me winter days call for a cup of tea, warm cozies and and big old stack of books, in your TBR pile! At the top of my stack are all the new Holiday Anthologies! Go check out these suggestions at Goodreads & Amazon. If you’re in the mood …

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Summer is prime time for reading! On the beach, by the lake, snatching a chapter on break at the Dairy Queen, up way past your bedtime (just one more chapter!) Here’s what I’ve been reading this summer. What about you? Any recommendations? Join me on Goodreads for more!    Summer Days and Summer Nights Twelve Love …

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For those of us who were distraught about The Mortal Instruments series wrapping up, and next year can’t arrive too soon so we can dig into The Dark Artifices, Cassandra Clare, along with a who’s who of popular YA authors, offers us a short story e-book series based in the Shadow Hunters universe. There are going to …

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Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes by Elizabeth Bard If you love a good story plus recipes, I would sincerely suggest you read Picnic in Provence. Her journey continues in France as she and her husband say jusqu’à ce qu’on se revoit to their life in Paris and start anew in the idylic Provencal …

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The Bad Mother by Esther Walker Having read Esther’s “The Bad Cook” I was looking forward to her latest effort. She, of course, didn’t disappoint. She’s certainly not calling herself a bad mother, nor you either! Instead she examines her own stint as a mother so far and offers anecdotes of her successes, failures and …

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black Ever since I read The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, I’ve been hankering for more of Holly Black’s magical and scary stories. I love this new tale about Hazel and her brother and the town of Fairfold. “Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town …

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