Navigate / search

Death Before Decaf: A Java Jive Mystery #1 by Caroline Fardig

Death Before Decaf: A Java Jive Mystery #1 by Caroline Fardig

I’ve always enjoyed a cozy that deals with a familiar element – food, coffee and bookshops being all time favorites. And I had hopes that this first in the Java Jive Mystery series from Caroline Fardig would follow into those faves from authors like Diane Mott-Davidson Goldy Schultz series. Narrated by Callie Beaulieu, please read on for my review of Read more of this post

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

Keystone: Crossbreed #1 by Dannika Dark

Keystone: Crossbreed #1 by Dannika Dark

Jumping in to some Urban Fantasy with Dannika Dark and her newest Crossbreed series. One of my first loves in terms of genres, paranormal and urban fantasy have always been on my pleasure list, and now I get to bring you a review of the AudioBook version of the title, narrated by Nicole Poole.  Please read on for my review of  Read more of this post

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

AudioBook Review: Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother by Eve LaPlante

Who didn’t dream along with Jo and cry over Meg: worry when the girls were struggling with their father’s absence, and want to create plays, newspapers and playtimes like the March girls?  Today I have a beautiful AudioBook that tells much about Louisa May Alcott and the relationship she had with her staunchest supporter, her mother, the “Marmee” of Little Women.  

AudioBook Review:

One element that always struck me when I read Little Women was the lack, or adjunct roles that the men play in the story. Sure, there is Lorrie, and the oft-absent father, but the sense that the men were little more than window dressing and diversions held with me throughout every reading.  For it was Marmee who kept the story moving, the touchstone and steady forward moving element that the girls all looked to for comfort, approval and security.  Read more of this post