Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

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Title: Rats in a Maze Author: Peter Bailey Publisher: Moonshine Cove Publishing, LLC Publication Date: September 20, 2020 Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction It was just a simple car accident and Detective Fisher closed the case easily. But why did he remember things that had never happened, and who was the “most beautiful woman in … Continue reading Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

No Tomorrow, Part 73

11:00 pm - continued Mother and daughter joined Nick in the living space. He was waiting for them, sharply dressed in a charcoal gray suit. He smiled and nodded at Iris’s choice of dress and then hurried everyone out the door. He wanted to make sure they were in the ballroom as the ship left … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 73

The Curated Bookshelf: December 2022’s Theme

Welcome to this month's Curated Bookshelf! December has descended on us (where has the time gone?) and with it comes thoughts of the end of the year and everything this past year held. So I only thought it appropriate to highlight books with memorable endings. I'm the type of reader to not be hooked by … Continue reading The Curated Bookshelf: December 2022’s Theme

Book Reviews: Holy Parrot by Angel A + The Descendants by Destiny Hawkins

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On the surface, these two have nothing in common, except I need to get the reviews up right now. The first involves the birth of a potential next Christ in a small Colombian village, and an Australian student doing an internship in the same village gets mixed up with the young mother. The second is … Continue reading Book Reviews: Holy Parrot by Angel A + The Descendants by Destiny Hawkins

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: November 2022

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This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: November 2022

No Tomorrow, Part 72

11:00 pm - continued Nick nodded and crammed himself and his family into an elevator with another family of four. Iris and the two boys, both around her age, smiled shyly at each other, but clung to their parents and didn’t say a word. The ride up was swift; Nick and his family getting off … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 72

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

Book Review: The Fountain by John A. Heldt

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Title: The Fountain (Second Chance #1) Author: John A. Heldt Publisher: Self-published Publication date: August 14, 2022 Genre: Family Saga, Historical Fiction One Sentence Summary: When three elderly siblings decide to jump into a magical Fountain of Youth, they're given a second chance at youth and love, but it's marred by looming disaster as they arrive … Continue reading Book Review: The Fountain by John A. Heldt

No Tomorrow, Part 71

11:00 pm She finally stirred as her father sat beside her on the plush couch and stroked her hair while his wife was on the phone, weeping profusely while talking to her parents. Rose had sent him to check on their daughter, who was still slumbering from the sedative they had given her that evening. … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 71

Upcoming at The Lily Cafe #13

Hi, and welcome back to the Cafe! Let's Catch Up a Bit Well, one week off from blogging was, honestly, not long enough. Mostly because I spent almost the entire time dealing with side effects from my COVID booster. On the plus side, the kids got to spend a lot more time playing with their … Continue reading Upcoming at The Lily Cafe #13