2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 6 books toward her goal of 240 books.

Book Review: 18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb

Frances Glessner Lee is such a fascinating subject and a detailed biography is long overdue, so first and foremost thank you to Bruce Goldfarb for recognizing this and taking the time to craft such a detailed and homage-laden book. I first learned about Captain Lee in the book Savage Appetites – a very intriguing collection […]

Book Review: All of Us by A.F. Carter

I’m (darkly) fascinated by stories about the mind’s ability to protect itself by splintering the personality into pieces… The books are always horrific in their details – the abuse that renders this the best protective mechanism for survival is inevitably soul-crushing and devastating to read about – but the survival story is so moving and […]

Excerpt: No One Saw by Beverly Long

About the Book Nobody saw a thing. Or so they say…

Baywood police department detective A.L. McKittridge is no stranger to tough cases, but when five-year-old Emma Whitman disappears from her day care, there isn’t a single shred of evidence to go on. Neither the grandmother who dropped her off, nor the teacher whose […]

Book Review Blurb: Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green

I almost walked away from this one several times, but in the end stuck with it because of the overwhelmingly positive reviews it had gotten. I’m so glad I did, as I really enjoyed the story once it really started rolling… The initial bits establishing the family dynamic were very interesting, as was the fire […]

Book Review: The Wounded Ones by G.D. Penman


(Ok, there, I’ve gushed. Review done.)

That’s not it, of course – although it could be. You should definitely take my word for it: this sequel was every bit as enjoyable as the first in the series. Things pick up right where they left off (I reread The Year […]




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