Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Synopsis "Trevor Noah's unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents' indiscretion, Trevor … Continue reading Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

At Close Range (Tracers #11) by Laura Griffin

Synopsis "When a lakeside tryst ends in a double murder, police detective Daniele Harper arrives on the scene determined to get answers. Clues are everywhere, but nothing adds up. Dani turns to the Delphi Center crime lab for help, but soon regrets it when her secret attraction to their chief firearms examiner threatens to distract … Continue reading At Close Range (Tracers #11) by Laura Griffin

The Stranger by Harlan Coben

Synopsis "The stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. Their identity is unknown. Their motives are unclear. Their information is undeniable. Then they whisper a few words in your ear and disappear, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.... Adam Price … Continue reading The Stranger by Harlan Coben

Trial By Fury (J.P. Beaumont #3) by J.A. Jance

Synopis "The dead body discovered in a Seattle dumpster was shocking enough - but equally disturbing was the manner of death. The victim, a high school coach, had been lynched, leaving behind a very pregnant wife to grieve over his passing, and to wonder what dark secrets he took to his grave. A Homicide detective … Continue reading Trial By Fury (J.P. Beaumont #3) by J.A. Jance

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Synopsis "Camino Rios lives for the summers, when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this year, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people... In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal's office, where her mother … Continue reading Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

Synopsis "During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they’ve chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands—the perfect place to get away and unwind by … Continue reading The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

2021 Reading Challenges

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Happy New Year bookworms! How do you feel about reading challenges? I'll be doing three of them this year: 2021 PopSugar Reading Challenge, 50 States Book Challenge and the Goodreads Reading Challenge. The first has prompts to follow, the second is less formal, and the Goodreads challenge is the … Continue reading 2021 Reading Challenges

2020 Favorites ~ Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense

Photo by freestocks.org on Pexels.com Hello bookworms, here is my final favorites post of the year! In no particular order, here are some of my favorite mystery, thriller, and suspense reads from this year... Snapped (Tracers # 4) by Laura GriffinTwisted (Tracers #5) by Laura GriffinScorched (Tracers # 6) by Laura GriffinHidden (Texas Murder Files … Continue reading 2020 Favorites ~ Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense

2020 Favorites ~ Children’s, Middle Grade, and Teen

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Hello bookworms! This week I thought it would be fun to do a few roundup posts of some of my favorite reads from this year. Today I'll be starting with Children's, Middle Grade, and Teen books. These were some of my favorites, in no particular order... Children's Books Sulwe … Continue reading 2020 Favorites ~ Children’s, Middle Grade, and Teen