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A Culinary History of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand: Fish and Grits, Oyster Roasts and Boiled Peanuts
I saw this book being publicized in the local book stores. To find out the local author, Becky Bilingsley wrote a book about the culinary history of M...more
Sep 02, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
A Walk Across the Sun
A Walk Across The Sun
By Corban Addison
Published by Sterling Publishing

This is a story that deserves to be told. I don't know of a book that talks abou...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
Help for the Haunted

Help for the Haunted is the story of Sylvie Mason, and her parents. In the middle of a cold, blistery night her parents get a phone call. It is not un...more
Jan 03, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
The House at Tyneford
I enjoyed reading The House of Tyneford. It was Dowton Abbey meets The House of Tyneford.
It took me 100 pages to get into the characters. But, I enjoy...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
Love & Treasure

I am so happy I was given the opportunity to read Love and Treasures. I would like to thank Amy from, Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for asking...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
Home in the Morning
Home in the Morning takes place in the turbulant years of the 1950's and 60's, in Guilford, Mississippi. The Sassaport's, are a well to do Jewish sout...more
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
Sipping from the Nile: My Exodus from Egypt
I was wondering why was she writing the memoir. There isn't any thing out of the ordinary, There wasn't any abuse, or financial crisis, there isn't a...more
not set
Aug 17, 2012
Visible City
Very different kind of novel. You are sneaking behind closed doors and peep holes into the character's daily lives. This is usually not my kind of boo...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
The Invisible Wall: A Love Story That Broke Barriers
This was a fast read for me. We read it for our book club. One of our member's husband was born, and raised outside England. We had him come to our bo...more
Apr 2014
Mar 19, 2014
The Golem and the Jinni
I finally put up my review after debating how to write it here it is:

The Golem and the Jinni
By Helene Wecker
Complimentary copy by Harper Collins

Jul 09, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
The 19th Wife
Just finished this one. I had this on my shelf for quite awhile. Could have been that the book was a bit dawnting with over 500 pages to read.
Aug 18, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
After All These Years
I read After All These Years for my book club. We wanted to read something not so serious, we have been reading too much literary fiction and wanted t...more
Sep 20, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Ape House
The Ape House is the story of Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Lab. She meets, and is interviewed by John, a reporter. Then a explosion roc...more
Apr 05, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
The Girl She Used to Be
I don't really know what to say about this book. It is very different than other books that I read. It is romance, but than suspense some twist and tu...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
The Goddaughter (Gina Gallo, #1)
I loved reading this short, but sweet novel. It has a little of everything. It has suspense, mystery, romance, and comedy all rolled into one tiny boo...more
Dec 25, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Gold, by Christopher Cleave, I am reading in conjunction with the Olympics. I have heard such great things about his previous novel, Little Bee. One o...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
I read Killing Kennedy for my book club. I was disappointed compared to Killing Lincoln.
Killing Kennedy had nothing new. It was everything I mainly n...more
May 15, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
The Good Daughters
I just discovered Joyce Maynard after reading Labor Day. I thought since I am middle age I had discovered all the authors I would discover in my life...more
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
Palisades Park
Thank you Mr. Alan Brennert for your love letter to Palisades. I never visited Palisades Park. But, I had my own Palisades Park, called Paragon Park i...more
May 11, 2014
May 02, 2014
The Butterfly's Daughter
I can't say enough about this novel. It grabbed you from the start. It is full of parallels of Luz's road trip journey to Mexico and the monarch butte...more
May 09, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
I loved this one, did not expect this small novel to have the impact it did. It is a coming of age novel. About a young pre teen girl, Cee Cee. She ha...more
not set
Oct 07, 2011
All Other Nights
I just finished, All Other Nights. I had a long post, I am just preparing you. I had alot to say. Don't forget I am a Southern Gal. The novel takes pl...more
not set
Mar 14, 2011
The Baker's Daughter
I know this is early for 2012, but this has to be the best book I have read in a long while. I want to shout it out to the rooftops.

First off the stor...more
Jan 12, 2012
Nov 26, 2011
I was expecting a lot more. The book was dry in parts and I became bored. The novel did encourage me to do my own background research on Typhoid Mary....more
Jun 15, 2013
Oct 23, 2012
Silver Girl
This was a perfect summer, and beach read, or a paradise getaway. I read her novel Barefoot and was hooked ever since. The only novel, I was not happy...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 01, 2011
The Forgotten Garden
This has to be on my list of the best of the best, of all the books I have read.
I have not read a novel like this since I was a teen. Reminds me of t...more
Jul 18, 2012
Nov 02, 2011
Vaclav and Lena
Valcav and Lena was given to me by netgalley. But, unfortunately it expired. I borrowed the book from the library. I am not a fast reader, but this on...more
May 02, 2012
May 17, 2011
What did I love about this book? What did I not like. Nothing. I loved this novel. The novel, Faith was not what I expected. It was about the faith yo...more
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
Killing Lincoln, was a good read for the average reader. For someone that is wanting the short synopis of the Assassination, and the plotting the cons...more
Jan 30, 2012
Nov 15, 2011
The Year We Left Home
I liked reading, The Year We Left Home. The Title, explains it all. The plot takes place in the mid-west. It is a family, with three children ready to...more
Oct 17, 2011
Jul 03, 2011