Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Kiss Me, Kill Me by Allison Brennan

Lucy Kincaid is anxiously waiting to see if her application to the FBI is accepted and it’s not going well. With all of her proverbial eggs placed in that one basket, she has no other life plan and is rudderless for the moment. In the meantime, Sean Rogan and her brother Patrick have accepted an… Continue reading Kiss Me, Kill Me by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

The River by Peter Heller

Jack and Wynn are two college friends attending Dartmouth who bonded in their freshman year over their love of fishing and all things nature. Jack’s from Colorado and Wynn is from Vermont, both from families with different lifestyles. They decide to take off the summer and the fall semester to canoe the Maskwa River in… Continue reading The River by Peter Heller

Audiobook, Literary Fiction, Short Stories

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Olive Kitteridge is a retired high school math teacher who is an enigma. She’s mercurial, often cranky and always brutally honest, especially with herself. Olive is also often at odds with the changing world around her and the people in her orbit. While not all of the stories assembled here are about her, she has… Continue reading Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Love Me to Death by Allison Brennan

Six years ago, Lucy Kincaid was abducted and brutally assaulted by a sexual predator who operated an entire enterprise. She worked hard at her recovery and with her family’s help is now well adjusted and has set her sights on a career with the FBI. In the meantime, Lucy is volunteering at a victims rights… Continue reading Love Me to Death by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Catch Me by Lisa Gardner

Charlene Grant is a marked woman, or so she believes. Her two best friends were murdered one year apart on the same date and it’s fast approaching again. The anniversary of her last friend’s murder is in four days and Charlene has not only prepared for it but reached out to Detective Sergeant D. D.… Continue reading Catch Me by Lisa Gardner

Audiobook, Non Fiction, True Crime

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

In 2017, Ronan Farrow began his investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against the now infamous Harvey Weinstein. At the time, it was just a routine assignment that I believe his network felt obliged to follow up and expected it wouldn’t go anywhere. However, Farrow isn’t that kind of journalist, the one that forms an… Continue reading Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Love is Murder by Allison Brennan

The Lucy Kincaid series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups and we decided to first read the earlier trilogies preceding the series because there was so much backstory for Lucy and many other characters. This is now the first in the series. It’s been a few years since we… Continue reading Love is Murder by Allison Brennan

Historical Romance

Bride of the High Country by Kaki Warner

Lucinda Hathaway showed up in Heartbreak Creek on a train with Maddie Wallace, toting a lot of money and secrets. After her new friends found happiness there, she decided to stay, invest in the hotel and set her sights on revitalizing the entire town. But who was she and where did she come from? This… Continue reading Bride of the High Country by Kaki Warner

Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Cutting Edge by Allison Brennan

FBI Special Agent Nora English heads the domestic terrorism unit in Sacramento and she’s assembled a task force to investigate a series of troubling arson cases that appear to be connected and targeted towards specific companies. The latest one, however, went further when the body of one of the partners was found in the charred… Continue reading Cutting Edge by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

In the spring of 1981, Ellis Skinner died. His wife, Antonia, was 31-years old and the oldest of his four children was eleven, the youngest just three. His wife, who the children called Noni, retreated to her bedroom following the funeral and didn’t emerge for any substantial activity for the next three years. The children… Continue reading The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin