2015 Reading Challenges

2015 Reading challenges goals posts and books read.

The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan Chance Review & GIVEAWAY!
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The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan Chance Review & GIVEAWAY!

Blurb: 5* – I LOVED IT! The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan Chance was a fast paced, beautifully written, eerily good ghost story that exceeded my expectations. Synopsis: “After she nearly ruins her family with a terrible misstep, Elena Spira is sent to Venice to escape disgrace and to atone by caring for the…

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A Clean & Enjoyable Historical Mystery: Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd Review & GIVEAWAY!

Synopsis: “Bess Crawford must keep a deadly pattern of lies from destroying an innocent family in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Question of Honor and An Unwilling Accomplice In 1916, at the height of the war, an explosion and fire at an armament factory in Kent…

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Readalong
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The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Readalong

The votes are counted and our Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goodreads group voted for The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende for our next summer readalong. This one is over 400 pages and with the busyness of summer, we’re going to give ourselves the better part of July and August to finish this…

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton June 2015 Readalong
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The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton June 2015 Readalong

  Our Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goodreads group voted for our June readalong selection and the results are in! The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton edged out The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman by just ONE vote, just goes to show every vote does count! If you want to have a…

Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review
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Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review

Synopsis: “A sweeping debut, crossing from China to Hawaii, that follows three generations of a wealthy dynasty whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love—from a young, powerful new voice in fiction. Frank Leong, a prominent shipping industrialist and head of the celebrated Leong family, brings his loved ones from China to…