The Book of Life – A Recap

I have completed Deborah Harkness' All Souls Trilogy. I haven't completed - and enjoyed - a series like this since...I can't remember. Although I didn't finish the third installment, The Book of Life, in time to discuss it within the bounds of my Summer Reading Challenge, I need to get my thoughts out about the conclusion … Continue reading The Book of Life – A Recap

Summer Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

Happy first day of fall! Although my favorite month started 22 days ago, my favorite season officially starts now. Comfortable weather, pumpkins and apple picking, and a busy book publishing season coinciding with my need to maximize comfort as I get cozy under a warm blanket sans air conditioner are all things I look forward to. But first... … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

Summer Reading Challenge 2016: Shadow of Night

I finished this book in one day. Sure, I had started the first couple of chapters at a different time but the rest was done on a recent dreary day when I could think of nothing else but finding out how Matthew and Diana would survive Europe in 1590. Because of course they survive; there is … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: Shadow of Night

Summer Reading Challenge 2016: The Home Stretch

Well it's that time of year again when readers across the land scramble to finish their summer reading lists, prepare for new fall reads and holiday book hauls, and maybe get caught up with real-life people. I have done quite a bit of the latter, am not even thinking about the second, but am a strong … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: The Home Stretch