Dec 14, 2014

Sunday Salon: Current Reads

Welcome to the Sunday Salon where bloggers share their reading each week. Visit The Sunday Post hosted by The Caffeinated Bookreviewer. Also visit It's Monday: What Are You Reading hosted by Book Journey, and Tynga at Stacking the Shelves.

A few new review books to share.....

A new novel to be published December 20, 2014 by Galley Books, The Life Intended is a romance and women's fiction about a widow finding a new life again, a second chance.

Book description: 
Kristin Harmel weaves a heart-wrenching tale that asks: what does it take to move forward in life without forgetting the past?

After her husband's sudden death over ten years ago, Kate Waithman never expected to be lucky enough to find another love of her life. But now she's planning her second walk down the aisle to a perfectly nice man. So why isn't she more excited? At first, Kate blames her lack of sleep on stress. But when she starts seeing Patrick, her late husband, in her dreams, she begins to wonder if she's really ready to move on.

Is Patrick trying to tell her something? Attempting to navigate between dreams and reality, Kate must uncover her husband's hidden message. Her quest leads her to a sign language class and into the New York City foster system, where she finds rewards greater than she could have imagined (goodreads)

Cozies for review, due out in early January:

Snow Way Out is a Snow Globe Shop Mystery, first in a new series. I have a few Christmas snow globes out so am looking forward to this one. Curio shop manager Camryn Brooks thought she’d seen every kind of snow globe—until she saw one depicting a crime scene…

For Whom the Bluebells Toll: Deadly thorns lurk among the roses in this Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery.  Florist Audrey Bloom, co-owner of the Rose in Bloom, creates fragrant bouquets for brides. But when a wedding goes fatally wrong, it’s up to Audrey to sniff out a killer...

Feta Attraction is a new Greek To Me Mystery series and bound to be a hit for those who love Greek food. Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. But when her husband disappears and her main competitor is found dead, it’s up to Georgie to solve a big fat Greek murder.

What's on your holiday desk for reading?

What I'm currently reading:

A police procedural and thriller set in Miami-Dade County. It's pretty gripping so far. Who dunnit, and why frame the prosecutor for the crime?

What's YOUR current read?


  1. You've got some nice looking books ahead! The Life Intended sounds good to me. I'm still reading They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple.

  2. All of these look excellent!

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  3. These all look so tempting...I especially love the look of The Life Intended.

    Enjoy! And here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  4. Harvee, as Laurel-Rain says, these all look tempting. Feta Attraction is a great (funny) title for a cozy.

  5. Cane and Abe is one I'll be reading in the new year. Love his books! And all of those lovely cozies. I want them all. LOL
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  6. These all look good. I hope they are as wonderful as they look. You can check out my week here. Happy reading!

  7. Enjoy your books and happy holidays

  8. I've been seeing The Life Intended on many blogs - I hope you enjoy it and the rest of your books. At the moment I'm reading Frances & Bernard (audio) and Girl Before a Mirror (print).

  9. All the cozies look so cute! The snow globe series especially has me intrigued. I'm curious about the Harmel book. It looks intriguing. I'll have to keep my eyes out for the reviews!

  10. Definitely will be reading Cane and Abe. I am a big fan of his books. The Life Intended looks good too. Have a great week.

  11. I picked up The Life Intended recently as well! It's definitely one that seems to be popular this week.

  12. The Life Intended looks good.

    Have a wonderful reading week.



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