Adult Fiction book review

My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

This was a wonderfully written novel. The author himself is narrating the story of his own childhood, growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The vivid details and descriptive writing throughout the entire book provide the reader with the sense of being there witnessing all of the events as they unfolded. The story provides a little… Continue reading My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

Adult Fiction book review

The Accident by Chris Pavone

This was the perfect suspenseful mystery read for a librarian like myself. The suspense is attributed to an anonymously written manuscript called The Accident, which is sent to a literary agent and then shared purposefully and inadvertently with many other agents, book editors, and publishers. The manuscript contains incriminating material about a top media mogul,… Continue reading The Accident by Chris Pavone

Adult Fiction book review

The Mistletoe Promise – by Richard Paul Evans

Wow! This is a powerful little book by one of the greats, Richard Paul Evans. I read the book in one evening, because I couldn't put it down. At times, I laughed out loud at the arrangement (the Christmas season promise) that was set up by two lonely individuals, Elise and Nicholas. And, of course,… Continue reading The Mistletoe Promise – by Richard Paul Evans

Adult Fiction book review · YA book review

If We Survive by Andrew Klavan

I normally do not read much YA (even though I am a K-12 Librarian and should read much more of it). However, I heard about this book at the last library conference that I attended. This book is on the 2015 Elliot Rosewater Award nominee list (which is an Indiana state book award). After reading… Continue reading If We Survive by Andrew Klavan