What I’m Reading: They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall
Book Reviews | Mystery | Reading | Travel

What I’m Reading: They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

I’m a sucker for a locked-room mystery. Or an isolated-island mystery, in this case. It’s day 114 of quarantine here, and while nobody has been killed off yet, I’ll admit I’m starting to have a lot more sympathy for all those characters trapped in country houses, abandoned islands, and snowbound trains. I’ve been looking forward…

What I’m Reading: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Book Reviews | Mystery | Reading

What I’m Reading: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Quarantine got you feeling like you’re trapped in the movie Groundhog Day? Then today’s book is just what you need. Or maybe not… I don’t know about you, but since our quarantine went into effect (15 weeks ago, but who’s counting?), my days have started to run together. Our Mother’s Day cards were late because…

Five Great Sweater Weather Reads
Book Reviews | Cozy Tales | Ghosts | Mystery | Reading

Five Great Sweater Weather Reads

Crisp leaves, rainy nights, warm cider, & pumpkin everything. Sweater weather is almost here, & these are the books you need on your shelf. The first day of fall may have come and gone, but here in the South, summer is hanging on for dear life. This morning, though, I stepped out onto the patio…

What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver
Book Reviews | Mystery | Reading

What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver

Amory & her dashing husband Milo are back, and this time they are adding 1930s New York, complete with speakeasies and gangsters, to their detecting repertoire. I’ve been looking forward to the 6th installment of the Amory Ames mystery series, A Dangerous Engagement, since January. Ashley Weaver’s series about a British socialite and her dashing,…

Review of Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World
Book Reviews | Cozy | Reading

Review of Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World

What comes to mind when you hear the word “cozy”? Is it a cup of tea? A rainy day? A roaring fire? A favorite sweater? Jury duty? (Bear with me here . . . ) For the past few years, cozy has been trending everywhere you look. It started with the Danes and their hygge…