Book review: Don’t Look For Me by Wendy Walker

Summary: Molly Clarke’s family is led to believe that she walked away from her entire life one night leaving her car abandoned and a note in a hotel. The authorities conclude and try to get her family to believe that Molly just doesn’t want found......... The stormy night of Molly’s disappearance, Molly ran out of …

Book review: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Summary: January Evans writes bestselling romance novels, but after experiencing some tragic relationship news in her family, January begins to doubt love. Augustus Everett writes literary fiction and is not a big believer in the romance novel. Two opposites end up living in beach houses next to each other one summer. Their unlikely friendship and …

Book review: Troubles in Paradise (Paradise, 3) by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: Irene Steele had just began to settle in on the beautiful island of St. John when the FBI wrecks the stability her life was beginning to finally have. Irene, Cash, and Baker try to begin to set up some kind of life and routine with the help of their newfound friends. New lives, new …

Short story review: Treasure by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Hush Collection)

Summary: Treasure is an aspiring Instagram influencer in Nigeria with thousands of followers. Treasure takes photos with many expensive pieces such as Gucci and Fendi. One follower in particular becomes a little obsessed with Treasure. When Treasure accidentally leaves her location on a post, she erases it quickly. But not before the wrong person sees …

Short story review: Let Her Be by Lisa Unger (Hush Collection)

Summary: After a suicide attempt, Will starts to begin his life again. He cannot get the thoughts out of his head about his ex-girlfriend Anisa. They are haunting him. When he runs into Emily, who was Anisa’s good friend, they can’t stop discussing the fact that nobody has seen Anisa in person despite her social …

Ramblings from the other side of the fence…….youth sports in Pennsylvania in 2020

In 2015, Governor Tom Wolf said his goals were “jobs that pay, schools that teach and government that works.” I voted for Tom Wolf in 2014 and in 2018 due to his stance on education differing so greatly from his opponents. Today, as I watched my son’s football game through a hole in a fence, …

Short story review: Buried by Jeffrey Deaver (Hush Collection)

Summary: This is a part of Amazon’s summer short story grouping called Hush Collection. All of the short stories and the Audible addition are free with Prime right now. Fitz is a journalist who stumbles upon a breaking story about a serial killer named Gravedigger. Gravedigger has been taunting the police with riddles, but Fitz …

Audible book review: The Getaway by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Summary: After an unsuccessful political campaign from her employer, Chloe is in desperate need of a break. Chloe spots a flyer for a lakeside retreat outside of Washington DC. Chloe completes a rather invasive questionnaire and is picked up and whisked away to the remote lakeside home. Chloe’s host, Sebastian, welcomes her, but Chloe begins …

Book review: The Chain by Adrian McKinty

Summary: Rachel is a divorced mom who has had her share of problems. One morning when her daughter waits for the bus, she is kidnapped. Rachel is contacted by a stranger telling her that the only way she will get her daughter back is by kidnapping another child within 24 hours. If the person after …

A Personal List of Books About Racism to Read in 2020

The last week has been turbulent for Americans. But wait.........hasn’t this been going on forever?! If you think this is new, think again. Racism has been a struggle in America before this land we stand on was called America. Many people wonder what they can do right now. There was an incredible peaceful protest in …