Category Archives: Edelweiss

“The Winter Guest” by W.C. Ryan – Book Review

“There is an air of desolation about the place.” WWI has recently ended but Ireland is still fighting. A Civil War rages in Ireland, and it is an escalating and bloody battle. The action in this novel takes place after … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 22, 2022 #NewBook #AQuietLife @JoellaWriting #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @ScribnerBooks

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Scribner/Simon & Schuster via Edelweiss and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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“Meredith, Alone” by Claire Alexander – Book Review

I had a fantastic time sharing in Meredith’s apartment life. She was a character that you couldn’t help but root for. This debut novel reminded me quite strongly of “Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine“, but that being said, Meredith Maggs … Continue reading

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“The White Hare” by Jane Johnson – Book Review

“The White Hare seems to me to be a perfect manifestation for all those things in life we sense but cannot know.” It was a ‘no brainer’ that I would read “The White Hare” as I so thoroughly enjoyed this … Continue reading

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“Foster” a novella by Claire Keegan – Book Review

“Foster” was made into a film called “The Quiet Girl” and stars young Irish actress Catherine Clinch.  I would love to see it. This beautifully written novella evoked empathy in the reader. You just wanted to hug the protagonist and … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – October 18, 2022 #NewBook #MeredithAlone @ClaireAWriter #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @GrandCentralPub

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Grand Central Publishing via Edelweiss and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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“We Spread” by Iain Reid – Book Review

O.M.G.! What a  creepy and unsettling novel. I’m astounded that a young author like Iain Reid could so eloquently and sympathetically write of advanced old age. His understanding depiction of the vulnerabilities, loneliness, frailties, and memory loss, were quite outstanding. … Continue reading

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“The Other Side Of Night” by Adam Hamdy – Book Review

“Time is an illusion our minds create to give us a sense of direction.” Harriet Kealty is a single, thirty-one year old policewoman and has recently transferred from London to Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire.  On a personal level, Harri has met someone … Continue reading

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“The Guest House” by Robin Morgan-Bentley – Book Review

If you are a fan of dark, twisty, and somewhat disturbing thrillers then you should read “The Guest House“. Although I’m a real fan of page turners, this one might have been just one plot twist too far. Jamie and … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – September 13, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheWhiteHare @JaneJohnsonBakr #TuesdayBookBlog @simonschuster

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Simon and Schuster via Edelweiss and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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