Series: Outlander. I read book 1 in 2015. What I remember about this series prior to reading this book: Not much. A married nurse in Scotland accidentally goes back in time and falls in love with a big, hairy Scotsman from several centuries ago. There’s a lot of disturbing sexual violence and the first book was ridiculously long. Why I stopped reading the series: See above re: sexual violence and book length. The plot: Claire (the nurse from Book 1) is back in her own […]
This year I decided to go back to some of the series I started but never finished and give them one more try. Series: Dublin Murder Squad. I last read this series in 2013. What I remember about the series prior to this book: I remember being disappointed that the protagonists of In the Woods and The Likeness were absent from the following books. I remember disliking the loose ends in In the Woods and thinking that the setup for The Likeness was beyond ludicrous. […]
Thank you so much for my lovely new books! These are absolutely perfect distractions for 2020 and I’m so excited to read all three of them! Happy holidays!
CBR12 Bingo: Repeat (Green) This is the perfect book to read, snug under a blanket in front of the fireplace, while the snow piles up outside. Greenglass House is the story of Milo, the 12-year-old son of innkeepers, who is excited to have his busy parents to himself during his winter vacation, when their inn is usually empty. But on the first night of vacation, first one mysterious stranger, than another, shows up at their door until Greenglass House (the inn) is teeming with strange […]
CBR12 Bingo: Gateway I love cozy mysteries, but what I’ve been realizing is that I often love the idea a lot more than the execution. It seems like so many cozies are full of characters I don’t really like, or they’re kind of dull, or they’re just badly written. I’m so happy to have discovered the Her Royal Spyness series, where I love the characters, the plots are interesting, and they’re also funny and engaging. Naughty in Nice is actually the 5th book in the […]