Marching Into March

March is here and as I type this post and look outside, I see rain-snow mix—the first snow we’ve had this year. It’s a month of promises for warmer weather and gardening, which is quite interesting since March was named after the Roman God of War, Mars. Militaries resumed their crusades after the interruption of [...]

Book Review of Where the Crawdads Sing

Synopsis: A coming-of-age, mystery, heartbreaking love and nature story. A young girl, Catherine Danielle Clark, (Kya) experiences painful loss as one-by-one her family leaves her alone in the marsh—first her mother, then her brother, Jodie, and finally her drunk father. Known as the “marsh girl” by the townsfolk, Kya learns about the marsh, while befriending [...]

Mary Higgins Clark

When I first began reading seriously, the only books I would read were by Sidney Sheldon and Mary Higgins Clark, so it is with great sadness to learn Mary Higgins Clark passed away on Friday. She was 92-years old. She truly was one of a kind, working hard to earn the title Queen of Suspense. [...]

Haunting Halloween Reads

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween It’s the month of ghosts and ghouls and ghastly fun. Are you looking for a frightful scare? This 31 Days of October Volume III anthology consists of short stories written by members of the Goodreads Writers 750 Group, [...]