The Clockmaker’s Daughter

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton I love a story told in two distinct timelines.  In The Clockmaker’s Daughter, you have the current story of Elodie and the historical story of what happened at Birchwood Manor in 1862.   The Premise:  Elodie finds an old satchel containing a portrait of a woman and a sketchbook.  As... Continue Reading →

The Turn of the Key

The Turn of the Key By Ruth Ware When it comes to fall reading, I do like my books to be a little darker and Turn the Key didn’t disappoint.  The premise: Rowan happens across and ad for a live-in nanny.  The salary puts her current income to shame, so she decides to apply.  She... Continue Reading →

The River

The River by Peter Heller Earlier in the summer, I listed 5 books that no matter how many other great books cross my path, I will definitely read as part of my summer reading list? To refresh your memory, they were: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (Historical Fiction) Inheritance by Dani Shapiro (Memoir)... Continue Reading →

The Dry

Let’s talk about Jane Harper.   I have her most recent novel, The Lost Man, sitting on my TBR shelf.  I am planning to read it this summer, or, let’s be honest, this fall. (there are just so many really good books out there!)  I enjoyed her previous one, Force of Nature, last summer and her... Continue Reading →

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