Historical Fiction

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

  I’m reading this series in one of my Goodreads groups and it’s one of our favorites. It’s set in turn-of-the-century (19th) New York City featuring midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy who often find themselves investigating murders together.         Sarah Brandt accompanies her mother on a condolence call to… Continue reading Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

Audiobook, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

  We pause from The Mortal Instruments and begin the prequel trilogy, as recommended by the author and many readers. This first book starts the reach back into the past of the Shadowhunters & Downworlders.     The year is 1878 as we step back in time from The Mortal Instruments. This prequel trilogy begins… Continue reading Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Romantic Suspense

Targeted by Kaylea Cross

      I’m reading this series with a Goodreads group. It’s a spinoff of the Titanium Security series we recently completed. I will be posting reviews every month as we read each book.         FBI Agent Celida Morales and Hostage Rescue Team Leader Brad (Tuck) Tucker were partners two years ago… Continue reading Targeted by Kaylea Cross

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance, M/M Romance

Riven by Roan Parrish

Caleb Blake Whitman is a talented musician and former rockstar. After several failed attempts at rehab, he’s a year into sobriety after isolating himself on a farm outside of New York, far away from the world that was his downfall. That is until Theo Decker stumbled into his life. Theo is the lead singer and… Continue reading Riven by Roan Parrish

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

  Sydney Blake is a 22-year old college student with a side job, a roommate who’s her best friend and a boyfriend who adores her. She’s also begun an unusual relationship with the musician occupying the apartment across from hers as he practices his guitar on the balcony while she makes up lyrics to his… Continue reading Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

Historical Fiction

The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

Miranda Schuyler returns to Winthrop Island, her former home she left 18 years before following tragic events. She’s now a famous Shakespearean actress married to a famous director and this is the first time she’s visited since then. A lot happened then and she’s not quite sure why she’s back but has reached a pivotal… Continue reading The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

Historical Mystery

Murder in Murray Hill by Victoria Thompson

    I’m reading this series in one of my Goodreads groups and it’s one of our favorites. It’s set in turn-of-the-century (19th) New York City featuring midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy who often find themselves investigating murders together.       Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy is still reeling from recent life… Continue reading Murder in Murray Hill by Victoria Thompson

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Kya Clark has never known anyplace other than the marshes around Barclay Cove, North Carolina. Her impoverished family splintered because of her abusive alcoholic father and eventually she was left alone at the tender age of eleven when he walked away and never returned. Kya managed to support herself by selling mussels to a kind… Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

I Know You Know by Gilly Macmillan

Twenty years ago, the bodies of 11-year old boys Charlie Paige and Scott Ashby were found near a dog racing track in Bristol. The man convicted of their murder was mentally challenged and recently committed suicide, having never stopped professing his innocence. Now the body of a man who was thought to have absconded to… Continue reading I Know You Know by Gilly Macmillan

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Woman Who Knew Too Much by Tom Savage

Nora Baron has returned to her life in Long Island as a university drama teacher following her turn at high intrigue months ago when she learned about her husband’s covert life. The former actress surprised herself at her own skills in rescuing him so when the Company calls her for help, Nora’s confident that she’s… Continue reading The Woman Who Knew Too Much by Tom Savage