THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, by Karen Swan, Pan Macmillan

Out November, 2018 Set on the scenic fjords of Norway, The Christmas Lights by bestselling author Karen Swan is a moving Christmas tale of love and heartbreak. December 2018, and free-spirited Influencers Bo Loxley and her partner Zac are living a life of wanderlust, travelling the globe and sharing their adventures with their millions of … Continue reading THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, by Karen Swan, Pan Macmillan

LITERARY LANDSCAPES: CHARTING THE WORLDS OF CLASSIC LITERATURE, by John Sutherland, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishing

Out November 2018 The anticipated follow-up to the book lovers' favorite, Literary Wonderlands, LITERARY LANDSCAPES delves deep into the geography, location, and terrain of our best-loved literary works and looks at how setting and environmental attributes influence storytelling, character, and our emotional response as readers. Fully illustrated with hundreds of full-color images throughout. Some stories … Continue reading LITERARY LANDSCAPES: CHARTING THE WORLDS OF CLASSIC LITERATURE, by John Sutherland, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishing

THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND, by Randall Sullivan, Publishers Group Canada

Out December, 2018 In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the … Continue reading THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND, by Randall Sullivan, Publishers Group Canada

GOODREADS “CHOICE AWARDS 2018,” AND MY THOUGHTS – PART TWO

Let's continue with part two of Goodreads Winners 2018... Goodreads Winner for Best Poetry The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One WINNER 25,298 votes  by Amanda Lovelace Poet Amanda Lovelace wins her second Goodreads Choice Award for the latest book in her Women Are Some Kind of Magic series: The Witch Doesn't Burn in This … Continue reading GOODREADS “CHOICE AWARDS 2018,” AND MY THOUGHTS – PART TWO

GOODREADS “CHOICE AWARDS 2018” AND MY THOUGHTS – PART ONE

Here are the latest and greatest voted for by Goodreads' readers.  I've added a bit of information for those who are not familiar with these books and want to know more.  My suggestion for all is to read them and judge for yourself if you agree with the Goodreads' outcome.  I did have a few … Continue reading GOODREADS “CHOICE AWARDS 2018” AND MY THOUGHTS – PART ONE

MISS BINGLEY REQUESTS, by Judy McCrosky, Crooked Lane Books/Publishers Group Canada

Out November 2018 Beyond Pride and Prejudice - Miss Bingley’s quest for marriage This is the story of Pride and Prejudice from the point of view of Caroline Bingley, who has always believed she will marry Darcy. However, she meets and falls in love with Mr. Tryphon, and becomes torn between what she has always … Continue reading MISS BINGLEY REQUESTS, by Judy McCrosky, Crooked Lane Books/Publishers Group Canada

EMPIRE OF SAND, by Tasha Suri, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group

Out November, 2018 A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr … Continue reading EMPIRE OF SAND, by Tasha Suri, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group

RED MOON, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Out October 2018 IT IS THIRTY YEARS FROM NOW, AND WE HAVE COLONIZED THE MOON. American Fred Fredericks is making his first trip, his purpose to install a communications system for China's Lunar Science Foundation. But hours after his arrival he witnesses a murder and is forced into hiding. It is also the first visit … Continue reading RED MOON, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

A SECRET TO DIE FOR, by Lisa Harris, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

Out September 2018 Psychologist Grace Callahan has no idea that she has a secret--one worth killing for. But when she finds out one of her clients has been murdered, she quickly realizes that the computer security specialist wasn't simply suffering from paranoia. Detective Nate Quinn has just been cleared for active duty after a bombing … Continue reading A SECRET TO DIE FOR, by Lisa Harris, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

I’D RATHER BE READING, THE DELIGHTS AND DILEMMAS OF THE READING LIFE, by Anne Bogel, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

Out September, 2018 For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them. I'd Rather Be … Continue reading I’D RATHER BE READING, THE DELIGHTS AND DILEMMAS OF THE READING LIFE, by Anne Bogel, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group