Personal life: The holidays got super crazy and I couldn’t keep up here. I am so sorry guys! The O’hana descended on Mo. in mass and we just had a ball. We saw the Christmas light display that a church in Carthage does every year (Grandma loves this), went bowling, and Surprised my sister with … More Let’s just say this is an overdue wrap-up!
Title: Telling Tails Author: Sofie Ryan Pages: 304 Genre: cozy mystery Is this part of a series? Yes. This is book four of the Second Chance Cat Mysteries. Published: January 3rd, 2017 Summary: Sarah’s back with Elvis and Charlotte’s Angels (her grandmother’s friends; this is the name they gave their detective agency that works out … More Telling Tails, Sofie Ryan
Title: The Wedding Date Author: Jasmine Guillory Pages: 320 Genre: romantic comedy Is this part of a series? While this is the author’s debut novel, I would not say no to a book surrounding some of the support characters here…. but nothing is being said yet. Release Date: January 30th, 2018 Summary: Sometimes the most … More The Wedding Date, Jasmine Guillory
Titles: Buy a Whisker, A Whisker of Trouble Author: Sofie Ryan Pages:336, 343 Genre: Cozy Mysteries Are these part of a series? Yes, these are books two and three of The Second Chance Cat Mysteries. Release dates: April 7th, 2015; February 2nd, 2016 Summary: In Buy a Whisker we revisit Sarah and her Grandmother’s friends … More Mini Reviews- Second Chance Cat Mysteries, Sofie Ryan
Title: Wonder Author: R. J. Palacio Pages: 316 Genre: Young Adult/ Children’s fiction Is this book part of a series? While it is technically a stand alone novel it has several companion pieces, I guess we could call them: Auggie and Me (Three Wonder Stories), 365 Days of Wonder, We’re All Wonders, and the choose … More Wonder, R. J. Palacio
Title: The Girl in the Tower Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 384 Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Adventure Is this part of a series? Yes! This is book 2 of the Winternight Trilogy. You can see my review for book one, The Bear and the Nightingale here. Published: December 5th, 2017 Summary: Vasya leaves her home … More The Girl in the Tower, Katherine Arden
Title: Everything Here is Beautiful Author: Mira T. Lee Pages: 368 Genre: family life, contemporary fiction, mental health Publish Date: January 16th, 2018 Summary: In the end what is owed family? How far is it, before loyalty becomes interference? Two very different sisters, Miranda and Lucia, make their way through life after the … More Everything Here is Beautiful, Mira T. Lee