Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewel

One day, 15-year old Ellie Mack was living her ideal life, preparing for exams, in a relationship with a wonderful boy and on her way to the library...and then she was gone. She disappeared without a trail, leaving her family in despair, especially her mother, Laurel. Ellie was her youngest, her golden child that was… Continue reading Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewel

Historical Mystery

Murder on Fifth 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.         When NYPD Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy is summoned by… Continue reading Murder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson


Connections in Death by J. D. Robb

Dr. Rochelle Pickering receives the offer of a lifetime when Roarke asks her to head the team of psychologists that will serve in his new youth shelter. When she returns from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds her brother dead of an apparent overdose. Lyle was a recovering addict who was winning and… Continue reading Connections in Death by J. D. Robb

Audiobook, Fantasy, Young Adult

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

This series is another Goodreads group read I’m doing with several others in my 2-3-4 Challenge group. It’s an older series that was later developed onto both the big and small screen.     Fifteen-year old Clary Fray goes into a nightclub called Pandemonium with her best friend Simon and sees two very attractive people… Continue reading City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Paranormal Romance

Dearest Ivie by J. R. Ward

    I wasn’t sure what to expect with this novella as there’s only been one to date and it was very much connected to the Brotherhood (one of my favorites). I actually listened to The Thief before reading this one. It’s set in the world of the series but doesn’t involve the Brothers (brief… Continue reading Dearest Ivie by J. R. Ward

2019 Challenges, Historical Mystery

Murder on Sisters’ Row by Victoria Thompson

Midwife Sarah Brandt is taken to what she first believes is a boardinghouse for women to help with an imminent delivery for one of the residents. It soon dawns on her that the house is a brothel and her patient asks for her help to escape. She’s given the name of a woman known to… Continue reading Murder on Sisters’ Row by Victoria Thompson

2019 Challenges

2019 Library Love Challenge

Hosted by Angel’s Guilty Pleasures, this challenge seems perfect for me to do next year  since I love libraries and so many of the books I read are sourced by them. I’m signing up for Overdrive Junkie (36 books).   Here are the details Runs from January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019. You can… Continue reading 2019 Library Love Challenge