Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Mystery / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

I can truthfully say I have read my favorite book of 2017, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. This novel (by the way, first novel by the author) has it all! It is clever, charming, disturbing, funny, and full of mystery throughout. The quick overview – this book is about two 10-year-old girls in 1976, … Continue reading

Biography / Book Club Books / History / Karen / Nonfiction Book Club

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

The non-fiction book discussion participants were very interested in reading this. The group was given two and a half months to do so, but only two actually finished it. So first, let’s get the negativity out of the way. Here are those comments: “WAY, WAY, WAY too long.” OK, that is true. “WAY, WAY, WAY … Continue reading

Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

You’ll Never Know Dear: A Novel of Suspense by Hallie Ephron

On one warm afternoon, sisters Lissie and Janey are outside playing with their special porcelain dolls. Their mother has made these dolls just for them, just like she has done for many little girls over the years. Lissie and Janey love playing with their special dolls, but sometimes Lissie gets a little bored. Sometimes she … Continue reading