A Thousand Pieces of You

Marguerite Caine is the daughter of two brilliant physicists. Her parents have dedicated their careers to the creation of the Firebird, a device that allows travel between parallel dimensions. Just as they are about to reveal their invention to the world, Marguerite’s father is murdered, and all her parents work is destroyed. The number one […]

Agatha Christie, Where have you been all my life?

Agatha Christie, Where have you been all my life?

Until this year, I had never read a single Agatha Christie novel. How is this possible? I love mysteries, yet I had never read anything by The Queen of Mystery. I have no idea why. I was rewatching season four of Doctor Who, to drown my sorrows from a disappointing season nine, when the episode […]


The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I had read enough reviews of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up that I was a little nervous about reading it. Sure it had great reviews but I was concerned that it would be too New Agey/Hippie like for me to take seriously. But I didn’t find it to be that way at all. […]

My Favorite First Lines

13 Favorite Opening Lines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly link-up from The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie theme. So I decided to update an old post about my favorite opening lines. You can write about as many or as few as you like, ten is just a guide. Be sure to check out all […]

The Lake House by Kate Morton

The Lake House by Kate Morton

In 1933, a baby boy, Theo Edevane, disappears from his family’s lake side home without a trace. His older sister, Alice, may hold a clue to his whereabouts, but guilt keeps her from ever coming forward with what she knows. In 2003, Detective Sadie Sparrow stumbles up on the old case while visiting her Granddad. […]