Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries #3) by Martha Wells

Synopsis "Sci-fi's favorite antisocial AI is back on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask questions about where Dr. Mensah's SecUnit is. And Murderbot would rather those questions went away. For good." -Synopsis from inside front cover Review Cover image from StoryGraph Rogue … Continue reading Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries #3) by Martha Wells

Minor in Possession (J.P. Beaumont #8) by J.A. Jance

Synopsis "All manner of sinners and sufferers come to the rehab ranch in Arizona when they hit rock bottom. For Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont, there is a deeper level of Hell there: being forced to room with teenage drug dealer Joey Rothman. An all-around punk, Joey deserves neither pity nor tears - until he is … Continue reading Minor in Possession (J.P. Beaumont #8) by J.A. Jance

My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith

Synopsis "Paul Stuart, a renowned food writer, finds himself at loose ends after his longtime girlfriend leaves him for her personal trainer. To cheer him up, Paul's editor, Gloria, encourages him to finish his latest cookbook on-site in Tuscany, hoping that a change of scenery (plus the occasional truffled pasta and glass of red wine) … Continue reading My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith

The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri

Synopsis "Our connection to nature is deeply rooted in the history of our evolution. And yet, we have less contact with green space now than ever, and our stress and anxiety levels are at an all-time high. The Secret Therapy of Trees helps us rediscover the restorative value of our natural environment and presents the … Continue reading The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri

Going, Going, Ganache (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #5) by Jenn McKinlay

Synopsis "After a cupcake-flinging fiasco at a photo shoot for a local magazine, Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura agree to make amends by hosting a weeklong corporate boot camp at Fairy Tale Cupcakes. The idea is the brainchild of Ian Hannigan, new owner of Southwest Style, a lifestyle magazine that chronicles the lives of Scottsdale's … Continue reading Going, Going, Ganache (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #5) by Jenn McKinlay