Apples Never Fall

by: Liane Moriarty Goodreads description: The Delaney family love one another dearly—it’s just that sometimes they want to murder each other . . . If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? Even if the most obvious suspect was your father? This is the dilemma facing the four grown Delaney siblings. The Delaneys […]

Rock Paper Scissors

by: Alice Feeney Goodreads description: Think you know the person you married? Think again… Things have been wrong with Mr and Mrs Wright for a long time. When Adam and Amelia win a weekend away to Scotland, it might be just what their marriage needs. Self-confessed workaholic and screenwriter Adam Wright has lived with face […]

The Tannery

by: Michael Almond Goodreads description: July 5, 1900, Wilkes County, North Carolina: The beautiful young daughter of tannery owner Jakob Schumann is found dead on the north bank of the Yadkin River, brutally beaten, a skinning knife in her chest. Who killed Rachel Schumann? And why? Ambitious Wilkes prosecutor Vincent Taliaferro has arrested Virgil Wade, […]

October/November 2021 Tidbit

The holiday season is fast approaching and Helen and Holly have been discussing gift ideas. We both love giving and receiving coffee table books. Here are some of the books we have had our eyes on. Helen says: Do you follow Lewis Miller on Instagram? If not, you should start following him today! He takes […]

Fresh Water For Flowers

by Valerie Perrin Goodreads description: Violette Toussaint is the caretaker at a cemetery in a small town in Bourgogne. Random visitors, regulars, and, most notably, her colleagues—three gravediggers, three groundskeepers, and a priest—visit her as often as possible to warm themselves in her lodge, where laughter, companionship, and occasional tears mix with the coffee that […]

Great Circle

by: Maggie Shipstead Goodreads description: Spanning Prohibition-era Montana, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New Zealand, wartime London, and modern-day Los Angeles, Great Circle tells the unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost. After being rescued as infants from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie […]

The Personal Librarian

by: Marie Benedict Goodreads description: The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian–who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.  […]

We Begin at the End

by: Chris Whitaker Goodreads description: There are two kinds of families: the ones we are born into and the ones we create. Walk has never left the coastal California town where he grew up. He may have become the chief of police, but he’s still trying to heal the old wound of having given the […]

September 2021 Tidbit

We were too busy reading this month to come up with a creative tidbit idea. With it being October, here are some of our favorite Halloween memes. Just a little something to amuse you! Helen says: Holly says: These Halloween costumes are “Up in Smoke”!! Who sent their kids to preschool looking like this? My […]