Thursday, May 31, 2018

Book Expo Day 1

A lovely, but very tiring first day at Book Expo.

I met many bloggers and authors and picked up these wonderful books.

Which books would you choose to read?

Books Read in May

I had a record reading month!! 

I read SEVEN books and listened to TWO audios.

The audios were Tangerine and The Marriage Lie.

I hope you had a good month too.

Happy June Reading!!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Book Expo 2018

Heading to New York tomorrow, May 29, to visit my son and to attend the Book Expo.

I won't be around too much, but will try to check in. 

I haven't been to the Book Expo for three years, and I am excited to see other bloggers.


Hanging Around With Books

Just “hanging around” with TONS of books at the Book Expo.


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ready to Roll!!

On my way to New York and the Book Expo!! 

Hope to see you there.

Lying In Wait by Liz Nugent

Was his life and his family made of secrets?  That is what it seemed like to Laurence.

Laurence found out that his father had killed someone because she was blackmailing him.  What his parents did with the body and the fact that Andrew killed a woman was a huge secret his father had to keep. 
This secret took its toll on Andrew and Laurence.

His mother actually was not fazed by it perhaps because of a deep, dark secret from her childhood that neither Laurence or Andrew knew about and which was another secret that didn't bother Lydia. 

Their home and this totally dysfunctional family was a house of secrets and lies. 

And the lies continued as Lydia thought of ways to hide what happened and how to protect herself.  Lydia was a very cunning woman who made sure everything benefited her.

LYING IN WAIT had a sinister tone from the start, and it continued to grow in intensity and suspense with a chilling ending.

Ms. Nugent has written an engaging, can-this-really-be happening, pull-you-in psychological thriller.

If you enjoy a book that has you biting your nails and wondering what other evil deeds Lydia is planning, LYING IN WAIT will be for you.  5/5

This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by NetGalley and Gallery/Scout Press.

Monday, May 28, 2018

It's Monday! What Are YOU Reading? - 5/28/2018
I hope you had a great reading week.  
This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at BOOK DATE!

Post the books completed, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish at some point.

Books Completed:

SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER by David Bell - review will be on July 11 - finished on May 26.

THE SUBWAY GIRLS by - review will be on July 10, 2018 - finished on May 21.

Absolutely LOVED this book.

LYING IN WAIT by Liz Nugent - review is tomorrow - finished on May 19.

A psychological thriller you won't want to miss. An evil, cunning main character.

THE DYING OF THE LIGHT by Robert Goolrick - review will be on July 5, 2018 - finished May 17.

Another good Robert Goolrick read.

THE ENDLESS BEACH by Jenny Colgan - review is in the book's title.

THE BANKER'S WIFE by Cristina Alger - review will be on July 3, 2018 - finished May 9.

Definitely could be real events.

SUMMER WIVES by Beatriz Williams - review will be on July 18, 2018 - finished May 7.

Good story line as always.

BEFORE AND AGAIN by Barbara Delinsky - review will be on June 28, 2018 - finished on May 1. 

THE LOST FOR WORDS BOOKSHOP by Stephanie Butland - review will be on June 20, 2018 - finished April 25.

LOVED it...a book about books.

BEACH HOUSE REUNION by Mary Alice Monroe - review is in the book's title.

An easy, sweet read that will be a perfect addition to your summer reading list.

THREE DAYS MISSING by Kimberly Belle - review will be on June 26, 2018 - finished - April 8, 2018.

A fast-paced mystery.

BOARDWALK SUMMER by Meredith Jaeger - review will be on June 19, 2018 - finished on April 5, 2018. 

Absolutely LOVED this book.

DREAMS OF FALLING by Karen White - review will be on June 5, 2018 - finished on March 28, 2018.

Excellent as always.
Book Currently Reading

PARIS EVER AFTER by K. S. R Burns - review will be on July 12, 2018.

Books Up Next:

GIRLS NIGHT OUT by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke - review will be on July 24.

THE BOY AT THE DOOR by Alex Dahl - review will be on July 25.

A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS by Linwood Barclay - review will be on July 26, 2018.

TIFFANY BLUES by M. J. Rose - review will be on August 6, 2018.

OUR HOUSE by Louise Candlish - review will be on August 7, 2018.

THE MASTERPIECE by Fiona Davis - review will be on August 8, 2018.  LOVE her books.

THE DAY OF THE DEAD by Nicci French - review will be on August 9, 2018.

SOLD ON A MONDAY by Kristina McMorris - review will be on August 28.

THE SUMMER SAIL by Wendy Francis - review will be on September 5, 2018.

THE DREAM DAUGHTER by Diane Chamberlain - review will be on October 2, 2018

THE CLOCKMAKER'S DAUGHTER by Kate Morton - review will be on October 9, 2018.

THE LAST CAROUSEL OF PROVENCE by Juliet Blackwell - review will be on October 18, 2018.