Match Made in Venice by Leonie Mack

Escape to the breath-taking beauty of Venice – The City of Love. When pragmatic, sensible and resolutely single Deirdre York (Didi to her friends) is sent to Venice for work she is determined not to be taken in by the romantic clichés. Winter in the floating city may be breathtakingly beautiful, but she’s here withContinue reading “Match Made in Venice by Leonie Mack”

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

In Five Years was a book club book that I was sadly unable to attend but I did finish and chatted with friends that also read. I was surprised at how angry I felt when I finished. I had invested myself in an ending that didn’t happen but when I’m honest with myself, that endingContinue reading “In Five Years by Rebecca Serle”

The Book of Lost Names by Kristen Harmel

The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel was one that will stick with me. We’re currently living during a pandemic, social unrest, high profile election and we don’t even begin to scratch the surface of what is being felt in the time period this story is set. We meet Eva Traube just days beforeContinue reading “The Book of Lost Names by Kristen Harmel”

Courting Mr. Lincoln by Luis Bayard

As a lover of historical fiction I jumped on the chance to review and spotlight Courting Mr. Lincoln on here and on my Instagram. While this a historical fiction it is based on true life. The underlining plot line is the courtship of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln and since I know they eventually marryContinue reading “Courting Mr. Lincoln by Luis Bayard”

The Simplicity of Cider: Review

The Simplicity of Cider by Amy Reichert was the perfect fall read. Set in Door County, Wisconsin, described as a small town where everyone knows your name, and business. Idun’s Orchard ran by Einar Lund and his daughter Sanna, 5th generation apple growers, is the center of the story. Amy Reichert does such a fantastic jobContinue reading “The Simplicity of Cider: Review”