2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 3 books toward her goal of 245 books.
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Book Review: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

I wasn’t familiar with Laura Dave before this book. It’s a good thing, because most of what she has previously written wouldn’t be books I’d normally pick up (tending toward romance and what is often referred to as “chick lit” – which is a term I hate) and then I might have missed this one… […]

Book Review: In Her Tracks by Robert Dugoni

This is such an absolutely incredible series! I’m a longtime fan of Robert Dugoni, but somehow had never gotten around to the Tracy Crosswhite books. Once I became aware of them, the problem was that there were so many – and starting a new series by an author I love with numerous books meant I […]

Book Review: Three-Martini Afternoons at the Ritz by Gail Crowther

This was a fascinating book for me. I really enjoyed the combination of biography and historical exegesis of being a woman writer in the 1950s/60s that Crowther presented. Her writing style is incredibly easy to fall into – and whether she was describing the women’s life stories or the historical times and politics of […]

Book Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward (Audio book)

Wow. Just – wow. This was SUCH an intense, atmospheric, creepy story!! I honestly don’t want to say much beyond that, as far as the actual story, because it would be too easy to give something away and this is DEFINITELY a story best read blind, so you can take everything in as it is […]

Book Review: The Necklace by Matt Witten

Oh. My. Goodness! I was immediately pulled into the story by the excellent writing – which is crisp and No Holds Barred. When I realized the age and circumstances of the death of the child in the story, frankly I almost put the book down. I have a seven-year-old daughter, and there were times […]