This Chick Read: Shannon Stacey’s Undeniably Yours

I have mixed feelings about today.  It’s Thanksgiving, and my husband and I were supposed to be on the road to be with my family in the mountains in North Carolina.  However, we found out this weekend that there was a mixup with the property management company and they rented our house to someone else.  So, our plans have changed.   Continue reading “This Chick Read: Shannon Stacey’s Undeniably Yours”

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This Chick Read: The Guardians Trilogy or Cousins O’Dwyer?

Is it just me, or does Nora Roberts new novel Stars of Fortune: Book one of the Guardians Trilogy seem very similar to her Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy? In Stars of Fortune, the six protagonists are strangers who “find” each other in Greece, where we find out, each of them are looking for the same ancient relic.  This is, of course, a love story, Continue reading “This Chick Read: The Guardians Trilogy or Cousins O’Dwyer?”

This Chick Read: I want to be Cormoran Strike’s girl Friday!

I initially picked up Robert Galbraith’s Cuckoo’s Calling because I was a fan of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series.  The Cormoran Strike series is written with the same kind of detail we came to love from the Harry Potter books. That detail made them so much more than just children’s novels.  Galbraith’s London, in which Cormoran Strike lives, is disillusioned, painful and muddy. Continue reading “This Chick Read: I want to be Cormoran Strike’s girl Friday!”

This Chick Read: Books as memories

I don’t have the best memory. What do they say about an elephants memory?  It’s something like an elephant remembers everything from the day they were born.  I think my sister is like that.  My brother and I marvel about the stories that she tells about our childhood.  We were there but neither of us remember as many details as she does.  The memories I do remember really well involve books. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Books as memories”