The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

There is perhaps no one more talented than Kate Morton at weaving multigenerational, modern day families with their historical ancestors. With The Secret Keeper, this talent is continually refined. The family’s past and present is intricately woven in Morton’s trademark neo-gothic style and will keep you reading as the layers are slowly peeled away. DuringContinue reading “The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton”

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks

From Goodreads: “Budo is Max’s imaginary friend. But though only Max can see him, he is real. He and the other imaginary friends watch over their children until the day comes that the child stops imagining them. And then they’re gone. Budo has lasted a lot longer than most imaginary friends – four years – because MaxContinue reading “Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks”

The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin

From Goodreads: Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo isContinue reading “The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin”

Stolen Prey by John Sandford

In a small Minnesota town, an entirely family has been tortured and murdered (right down to the family pets). Lucas Davenport is called to what is the most brutal scene he has ever witnessed. After investigating the family’s business for clues, they can’t find any sign of involvement in drugs or money laundering, but somethingContinue reading “Stolen Prey by John Sandford”

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman: review and recipe

Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a very young age. Knowing that someone had to be responsible, 4 year old Sally takes fate into her own hands and calls her Aunts and asks to be taken in. Somewhat reluctantly they agree, and so begins the story of Sally and Gillian. In their new town,Continue reading “Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman: review and recipe”