Whisper of Bones

Whisper of Bones (Widow’s Island #3)

Whisper of Bones is novella number 3 in the Widow’s Island series and this one is written by Melinda Leigh. Deputy Tessa Black takes the lead in this story. The mystery begins with a choppy boat ride taken by Tessa and Logan Wilde, a State Forest Ranger, over to Camilla’s Island – a neighboring wildlife …

The Shape of Night

The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen’s newest novel, The Shape of Night, will have you hooked at the prologue. In a book that is very different than her other novels, this story takes us on an adventure of a house that appears to be haunted and how the current person renting this house reacts. This story will make you …

Bird Count

Bird Count by Susan Edwards Richmond and Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Bird Count written by Susan Edwards Richmond and illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman is a wonderful book about how to be a citizen scientist and the importance about participating to help nature. This book is suggested for an age range of 4 to 8 years and a grade level of 1 to 2, however, I …

Nature Tonic: A Year in My Mindful Life

Nature Tonic: A Year in My Mindful Life by Jocelyn de Kwant is full of 365 ways that you can embrace nature and bring your life back into balance. I absolutely love books that have short prompts or exercises that you can start out each day of the year by doing. This book is unlike any …

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide by Penny Haren is a helpful resource for quilters on a wide range of subjects to increase your productivity. The beginning quilter will find a lot of helpful suggesting to start their new hobby. Quilters that have been sewing for years are sure to find some new ideas to …

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker, Nicki Sizemore, Storey Publishing, #FreshFlavorsForTheSlowCooker, book review, cookbook, slow cooker

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker by Nicki Sizemore says it all with the introductory chapter which is entitled “Rethink the Old”. I love using my slow cooker, but this book has really opened my eyes to some new ways that I can make use of this appliance. At the start of the book she …

The Little Women Cookbook

The Little Women Cookbook

If you love Little Women in the form of the book or a movie, you are going to LOVE The Little Women Cookbook written by Wini Moranville. The March Sisters are such a memorable group; Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Each of them have their own personality, and plans for the future. They might drive each other mad, but …

The Pasta Friday Cookbook, cookbook, book review, pasta, comfort food, Allison Arevalo

The Pasta Friday Cookbook: Let’s Eat Together

The Pasta Friday Cookbook: Let’s Eat Together written by Allison Arevalo is a wonderful cookbook that centers around a family tradition and how to share the love of pasta with friends and family. As she says in her introduction “Pasta Friday is a life-changing tradition that turns neighbors into friends, and friends into family”. I was …