Manufactured Witches by Michelle Rene – Texas Author Project YA Award Winner!

It’s been a while since I read a book that transported me fully into a story.  I saw this author accept the Indie Author Project Best YA Book for the State of Texas and speak with such genuine appreciation for her reading audience that I could not wait to start the book. Let's start with … Continue reading Manufactured Witches by Michelle Rene – Texas Author Project YA Award Winner!

Pamela Carr by Fred Andersen – RELEASED TODAY

The glamour days of Hollywood are brought to life in this Noir(ish) mystery.  If you’re longing for the days of elegance and slimy film directors – this may be your read. The book follows two actresses as they try and participate in the system of becoming and remaining actresses.  While the key character, Lyman Wilbur … Continue reading Pamela Carr by Fred Andersen – RELEASED TODAY

Clara Young Series: Book 1 – The Murder In Stall #4 and Book 2 – The Murder in the Precinct by Renee Marski

This is a combined review because I had the pleasure of reading the first 2 books in this series. Are you a Veronica Mars fan?  If so, then Clara Young will be right up your alley.  Young, and growing up in an atmosphere of police procedure, she has a good idea of how to approach … Continue reading Clara Young Series: Book 1 – The Murder In Stall #4 and Book 2 – The Murder in the Precinct by Renee Marski

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in A Digital Age by Sherry Turkle

When someone in my book club picked this book, I was less than thrilled.  While I do love non-fiction, another read of why technology is evil was not what I wanted to spend time on.  However, I was wrong (I know, it surprised me too!).  This is an in-depth look at the good and the … Continue reading Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in A Digital Age by Sherry Turkle

Rebecca – A Way Back: Volume 2 by Stephen M. Davis – 2019 Winner Book Talk Radio Club

For the last few years, the Book Talk Radio Club from the UK has awarded the top book in genres and an overall winner.  This year Rebecca was the overall winner.  I always look forward to this list and this year’s winner once again was a pleasure read. While this is the second book, I … Continue reading Rebecca – A Way Back: Volume 2 by Stephen M. Davis – 2019 Winner Book Talk Radio Club