Closer to Home

Closer to Home Herald Spy series #1 Mercedes Lackey Daw Books, 2014 313 pages, eBook, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook, MP3 CD Purchased at the current price ✭✭✭✭⭑ The cover art is still as spectacular as ever on Ms. Lackey’s Valdemar books. Jody Lee has not lost the touch to capture the magic of the kingdom and... Continue Reading →

The Emissary

The Emissary The One Great Year Series, Book 1 Tamara Veitch & Rene DeFazio Waterside Press, Oct 2018 200 pages, Kindle, paperback, audiobook, audio CD Urban Fantasy Provided by Authors ✮✮✮✮⭑ The cover is subtle but attractive. When I first saw the design, I thought of an old quilt pattern called Orange Peel. However, once... Continue Reading →

Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting

Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting Cap Sease Martingale, 2012 162 pages, Craft Reference Kindle, Hardcover (Spiral), Paperback Purchased at the current price ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is very attractive and tells you immediately that it’s a book about knitting with its two wooden knitting needles and the examples of... Continue Reading →

The Secret Lives of Color

The Secret Lives of Color Kassia St. Clair Penguin Books, Oct 2017 320 pages, Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle Art reference/Coffee Table Book ✮✮✮✮✮ 5 Stars Christmas gift from Husband The cover is simple and yet stunning. It has a mid-white background and it looks like someone paper punched holes in it then added different colors behind... Continue Reading →

6 Degrees of Separation Meme

This is my first try at this, so I hope I can come up with something that makes sense. The first thing that popped into my mind was books with strong female leads, so I want to start with any one of the books in the JD Robb In Death series. I guess starting with... Continue Reading →

The Ravenmaster

The Ravenmaster My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London Christopher Skaife Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress The Tower of London Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, Oct 2018 241 pages, hardcover, paperback, ebook, audiobook Memoirs, Historical (Anglophile), Non-fiction ✭✭✭✭ Christmas gift from my husband The cover is really eye-catching with... Continue Reading →

A Swan’s Sweet Song

A Swan’s Sweet Song J. Arlene Culiner The Wild Rose Press, Jan 2015 210 pages, Kindle Audible, Paperback Contemporary Romance, Women’s Lit ✮✮✮✮⭑ Purchased at current price This cover isn’t terribly exciting or eye-catching, but it definitely is the scene of when Sherry and Carson go for a walk while she’s staying at his place.... Continue Reading →

The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy Lindsay Jayne Ashford Lake Union Publishing, Feb 2019 332 pages, ebook, hardcover, paperback, audible book Women’s Lit, Historic Cultural Fiction ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is very nice with its vivid picture of Lola dressed for the dance against the backdrop of Granada. It captures her intense inward focus while she’s dancing. And it... Continue Reading →

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