Fiery Red Hair, Emerald Green Eyes and a Vicious Irish Temper: The Absolutely True Story of the World’s First Female Pirate By Ralph E. Jarrells

Once again, I have the privilege of reading another finalist from Book Talk Radio Club.  The story is told as a reflection from a Grandmother to her granddaughter.  Each chapter is a day in their current lives and then recollections as the grandmother's history and her life on and with the high seas and pirates … Continue reading Fiery Red Hair, Emerald Green Eyes and a Vicious Irish Temper: The Absolutely True Story of the World’s First Female Pirate By Ralph E. Jarrells

Hippie Hollow: Murder on a Nude Beach: A B.B. Rivers Mystery, Book One by Denniger Bolton

As you know, I get a lot of books.  I pick them up all over the place, authors and publicists send them to me, friends refer, other bloggers share.  I am not sure where I picked this one up, but it has been sitting on the to-read shelf for a while (maybe 2 years).  It … Continue reading Hippie Hollow: Murder on a Nude Beach: A B.B. Rivers Mystery, Book One by Denniger Bolton

Underground Adventure (Below the Green, Book 1) by A. R. Hetherington

Finalist Book Talk Radio Club 2020 As I was reading this book, it was easy to see how it became a finalist.  Also the reviews from the experts (those under the age of 12) are precious and spot on. This adventure happens in many layers.  A simple ring that leads to a portal starts the … Continue reading Underground Adventure (Below the Green, Book 1) by A. R. Hetherington

Nikau’s Escape (Adventures of Jabu & Friends, Book 3) by Kate S. Richards

This author always has a great adventure in each of the 3 books in the set.  While each can easily be read as a stand-alone, I thoroughly enjoyed them in order. This story centers around Nikau who is dealing with a lot of life changing challenges.  Presented in a realistic manner, the braid of surfing, … Continue reading Nikau’s Escape (Adventures of Jabu & Friends, Book 3) by Kate S. Richards

The Ex: Book Two of the Rogue Warrior Series by Margaret Ferguson

This adventure read, with a touch of romance, was a quick-paced page-turner.  Eddie Roark is a relatable main character who easily pulled me into the story and happily kept me there as he dealt with a plethora of sensational situations.  With many lives at stake Eddie’s ability to categorize and deal with multiple situations and … Continue reading The Ex: Book Two of the Rogue Warrior Series by Margaret Ferguson

Blue Sail (The Iron Age of Piracy Book One) by Aaron S Gallagher

One of this author's most prominent talents is the development of his characters.  They are fully formed people in every aspect and that is reflected his books.  This time he outdid himself.  The main character, Piter has a many faceted personality and his second, Gwendolyn – well, let's just say I know who she is … Continue reading Blue Sail (The Iron Age of Piracy Book One) by Aaron S Gallagher

The Adventures of Brett and Molly By Jeffrey Warren

I enjoyed the first book in this series and looked forward to catching up again with Brett & Molly.  This book starts two years later in 1961 as Brett and Molly are finishing high school and preparing for their wedding and start at the university.  As they set out with friends on another sailing adventure … Continue reading The Adventures of Brett and Molly By Jeffrey Warren

Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race by Trevor A. Dutcher

Need a book that you can curl up with and forget about the rest of the world – this may be it.  My reading for an hour on Sunday afternoon turned into several hours because I just had to know what was going to happen.  This book is filled with adventure, interesting characters, challenges, and … Continue reading Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race by Trevor A. Dutcher