Showing posts from April, 2017

Duncan Whitehead - The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

14. The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club by Duncan Whitehead (2012)
The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club Series Book 1
Length: 189 pages Genre: Contemporary Mystery  Started: 14 April 2017 Finished: 25 April 2017 Wheredidit come from? Many thanks to Duncan Whitehead for sending me a copy of this book to read. How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 10 May 2013 Why do I have it? I like contemporary mysteries and have read and enjoyed An Actor's Life: A Short Story by this author in the past.
Something just doesn't seem right in beautiful Gordonston. It may not be anything particularly noticeable, but something is most definitely peculiar about this charming little community in Savannah. Somewhere beneath the leafy shade of its trees and behind the friendly faces of its residents, not everything is as it appears. Something dark and destructive lurks behind the genteel southern facade.

The friends and fellow members of her afternoon cocktail club gather to reminisce and mourn the…

Welwyn Wilton Katz - Come Like Shadows

13. Come Like Shadows by Welwyn Wilton Katz (1993)
Length: 289 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 3 April 2017
Finished: 12 April 2017
Where did it come from? From Paperback Swap
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 3 February 2014
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and had read and enjoyed Witchery Hill by this author in the past.

Sixteen-year-old Kincardine O'Neil is absolutely ecstatic when she manages to get a summer job with the prestigious Stratford Theatre of Canada. Although she has a sneaking suspicion that she may not have gotten the job based on her own merits, but because her mother went to high school with Jeneva Strachan - the director of Stratford Theatre's annual Drama Festival. Whatever the truth of the matter, Kinny is determined to do the best that she possibly can in her new position.

However, when Kinny first arrives in Stratford, nothing is as it seems. In fact, things start to go wrong almost immediately. Her position as Jeneva Strachan's assistant seems a …

Reading Wrap-up For March at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.

Anyway, I started out March with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from Paperback SwapandThe Wayback Machine.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile

-To Teach an Ancient God by Sapphire Phelan
- The Gladiator's Girl by Amy Hearst
- Wish by a Hazel Tree by Tia Nevitt
- The Sevenfold Spell by Tia Nevitt

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- The Gladiator's Goddessby Amy Hearst
- The Magic Mirror and the Seventh Dwarf by Tia Nevitt
- Narvla's Celtic New Year by Therese Gilardi

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a n…