2021 Book Adventure reading challenge

Goodbye 2020! Hello 2021! I think we can all agree that it feels great to turn the page on 2020 and enter a new chapter with 2021. I’m looking forward to all sorts of adventures this year. Top of my adventure list is my reading challenge. This will be my first posted reading challenge. I …

Welcome December! Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! Happy Boxing Day! Happy Holidays! Whatever holiday you are celebrating this season, I hope you get to be with the ones you love and that you are happy! For this month’s Book Adventure Challenge I thought I would share five of my favorite reads from 2020. I …

First, let me say that I have LOVED every book I’ve read by Natasha Lester. She is a master story teller. The three novels I’ve read are all World War II historical fiction and have strong female characters. Let’s talk about The Paris Secret. Skye Penrose is determined to do her part to fight the …

I don’t how we already got here but November is upon us. November starts the season of more family gatherings and colder weather. So with that in mind, the November Book Flight includes books revolving around family. Love, friendships, betrayals, tragedies, and celebrations all define families. Family is complicated and beautiful. The stories I’m sharing …

Welcome to the Book Adventure Challenge! I recently heard of the term book flight and fell completely in love with the idea. I mean, it’s brilliant! First of all the reference to a wonderful flight of wine is obvious but it also speaks so clearly to my reading palette. I typically will read 3-5 books …

I don’t know that I have ever read about a braver woman. This book had my full attention from the very first sentence to the last.

And then there is the second that brings silence. Silence that is deafening and unexplainable.

wo people joined together fighting the daily battles of life as a team. Each team member has responsibilities to the other. Those responsibilities are the recipe.

This story is about two young girls whose lives collide without knowledge during one of the most horrific times in history. World War Two has begun and families all over London and the surrounding areas are sending their children to the country to be cared for by strangers. At the same time in Germany, citizens …

The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman Betrayal…the very word inspires anger and sadness. The betrayal of a mother to a daughter seems simply unimaginable. But, that my friends, is how this story begins. Lilly Blackwood is horribly betrayed by her mother in an act that most mothers can’t fathom. The story begins …