Category Archives: Fiction

The Lost Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Lost Quilter is the 14th entry in the Elm Creek Quilt series writtern by Jennifer Chiaverini.  These novels have also inspired three books of quilting patterns and short stories while the 13th entry in the series (really more of a … Continue reading

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Little Bitty Lies by Mary Kay Andrews

Deep Dish by Mary Kay Andrews was one of the best books I read last year. I just loved it and have been passing it around to all of my friends and family. While I enjoy sharing such a great … Continue reading

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Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani

Very Valentine, by Adriana Trigiani is the coming of middle-age tale of Valentine Roncalli. Valentine is a late bloomer. Although she graduated from college with half-hearted aspirations of teaching it wasn’t until she was almost thirty that she found her … Continue reading

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Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips

Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips The Greek Gods of myth are alive and well and living in London as the world’s most dysfunctional family in one extraordinary, dilapidated house. Their powers are waning after millions of years and it … Continue reading

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Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Cruise and Bob Mayer

Take one writer with a weekly food column and anger management issues, add in a frying pan, a drooling hound, a hitman, the mob, a wedding and a two flamingos and you have a recipe for a great time. Agnes … Continue reading

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The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares

Ann Brashares, she of Traveling Pants fame, has a new book out in hardcover. There’s something unique about this one, compared to her more famous series: it’s for adults. Of course, we all know that I think the Pants series … Continue reading

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My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris’s new Sookie Sackhouse novel, All Together Dead ,hits the bookstore shelves this Tuesday*. Perhaps because of this I was inspired to catch up on her previous novels while at the library this past week. I brought home both … Continue reading

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Philippa Gregory: History Lesson’s Though Fiction

Philippa Gregory clearly has a love for Elizabethan England. Her lush historical novels weave in and around the end of the Tudor dynasty. If you’re in the mood for a little polictical intrigue, star-crossed love and fascinating historical detail and … Continue reading

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Sandcastles by Luanne Rice

Luanne Rice has done it again! Every year she provides the perfect novel for summer reading. Last year brought us the aptly titled Summer’s Child and Summer of Roses. This year she gives us Sandcastles, which returns loyal readers to … Continue reading

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Nora Robert’s Angel’s Fall

Nora Roberts doesn’t need me to shill books. That said, this lovely lady has a new one on the stands entitled Angel’s Fall. Originally titled Angel’s Fist and scheduled for a fall release it got moved up on the schedule … Continue reading

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