Category Archives: Adult Book

fatty legs & a stranger at home by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

I count it a privilege to have been invited a few weeks ago to a United Church here in Ottawa where they have a program of evening events to try to develop understanding and reconciliation between the people of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

First Chapter, First Paragraph has a new host, I’d Rather Be At The Beach, you can reach here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) paragraph(s) … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Today’s Mystery Monday feature is The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz, a Swedish journalist and author whose books have been translated into many languages and are on best sellers lists everywhere.  This book is part of a … Continue reading

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A Borrowed Dream by Amanda Cabot

A Borrowed Dream by Amanda Cabot is her 13th book although it is the first I’ve read by her.  It was given to me by Revell, a division of Baker Publishing, in exchange for an honest review.  It has a Christian … Continue reading

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The Birth House by Ami McKay

Kudos to the Britannia Book Club (one of the perks connected with my recent move) for choosing such an excellent read for March.  The Birth House is Ami McKay‘s debut novel and it captures the early 1900’s rural Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: Tuesday, April 10th

One of my favourite movies is Casablanca.  A friend and I just watched it again recently and it has sent us on a bit of a “6 degrees of separation” kick which includes the book for today’s Tantalizing Teaser and First … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: Tuesday, March 20th

I used to participate in a meme called Teaser Tuesday but since it has changed hands it keeps appearing on Wednesdays which are extremely busy days for me.  So I’m starting my own Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers which will appear on Tuesdays.  … Continue reading

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