2024 Reading Challenge

2024 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 1 book toward her goal of 285 books.
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2023 Reading Challenge

2023 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 5 books toward her goal of 265 books.
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Excerpt: No More Empty Spaces by D.J. Green

About the Book

In No More Empty Spaces, Will Ross, a divorced American geologist, takes his three children to a remote, rugged part of Turkey where he has signed on to work on construction of a troubled dam. Once in Turkey, Will finds himself struggling for control—of his family, his work, the landscape the dam is to be built on, and ultimately, himself. Here, read what his oldest child, 15-year-old Kevin, thinks about the family’s arrival in Turkey—and finding a faithful companion, Buddy, an Anatolian shepherd puppy who is as lost as Kevin feels. Continue reading Excerpt: No More Empty Spaces by D.J. Green

Excerpt: Necessary Deeds by Mark Wish

About the Book

Matt Connell, a formerly successful literary agent who’ s been in prison for four years for a crime of passion— homicide by strangulation after learning his wife slept with a friend— receives an early release from Sing Sing to join an FBI undercover investigation of multiple murders in Manhattan. Killings continue to mount as Matt does his best to calm his “ Ferrari brain” — a condition in which his mind accelerates wildly into negative thoughts and worst-case scenarios— even as he falls in love with a suspect, then discovers disturbing truths about his past and hers. When he finds his own life in danger, can he stand up for the Bureau’ s heralded principles of Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity? Not to mention genuine love? Continue reading Excerpt: Necessary Deeds by Mark Wish

Excerpt: A Step Past Darkness by Vera Kurian

About the Book

SIX CLASSMATES.

ONE TERRIFYING NIGHT.

A MURDER TWENTY YEARS IN THE MAKING… Continue reading Excerpt: A Step Past Darkness by Vera Kurian

Excerpt: Necessary Deeds by Mark Wish

About the Book

Matt Connell, a formerly successful literary agent who’ s been in prison for four years for a crime of passion— homicide by strangulation after learning his wife slept with a friend— receives an early release from Sing Sing to join an FBI undercover investigation of multiple murders in Manhattan. Killings continue to mount as Matt does his best to calm his “ Ferrari brain” — a condition in which his mind accelerates wildly into negative thoughts and worst-case scenarios— even as he falls in love with a suspect, then discovers disturbing truths about his past and hers. When he finds his own life in danger, can he stand up for the Bureau’ s heralded principles of Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity? Not to mention genuine love? Continue reading Excerpt: Necessary Deeds by Mark Wish

Excerpt: The Framed Women of Ardmore House by Brandy Schillace

About the Book

Jo Jones has always had a little trouble fitting in. As a neurodivergent, hyperlexic book editor and divorced New Yorker transplanted into the English countryside, Jo doesn’t know what stands out more: her Americanisms or her autism. Continue reading Excerpt: The Framed Women of Ardmore House by Brandy Schillace