Book Review: The Five The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

I mentioned this book a while back in my I Love Spring Book Tag, where I mentioned I was anticipating its release. Well, it's now three months later, I finally got a chance to read the book. Having a pretty good working knowledge of Jack the Ripper, I went into this book expecting for it … Continue reading Book Review: The Five The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

Book Review: A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd

I've read a lot of historical mysteries, so much so in the last year I've cut back on how many I read, because they all start to blend together eventually. One of the main faults I see in many genres is that the authors play within the limits of certain tropes so much that the … Continue reading Book Review: A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd

Book Review: Silas Marner by George Eliot

I'm astonished to think I have never read a single book by George Eliot. She's one of those authors who I've heard of for years but never bothered to read (I feel like there are many authors like that for me). I've been wanting to read Middlemarch, but when I stumbled upon this book at … Continue reading Book Review: Silas Marner by George Eliot

Fourth of July Book Tag

Since tomorrow is the 4th of July, I thought it would be fun to do a holiday-themed book tag. I know it's Wednesday, which is usually my book review day, but I'll be moving the book review to Saturday. This tag was originally created by Talking Leaves on Youtube. As always, I'm not tagged nor … Continue reading Fourth of July Book Tag

Reading Wrap-up: June, 2019

I got a bit carried away with reading this month, finishing a total of twenty-three books and three short stories. Clearly summer makes me read...a lot. It's so hot currently in Ohio (about 90 Fahrenheit, or about 32 Celsius). It makes me not want to leave the house unless I absolutely have to, enabling me … Continue reading Reading Wrap-up: June, 2019