The Carmody Casebooks by Ian Beck

Hi everyone, this week I’m writing to you about an intriguing set of books. Yes, the title in question has more than one story to it, and boy are they worth reading!! If you enjoy historical reads with a pinch of mystery and a dash of the paranormal variety of fiction, then this title is for you!! Continue reading “The Carmody Casebooks by Ian Beck”

Shadows on the sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow

Hello there, this second week of April I will be featuring a story of courage during the Second World War years. This story unfolds across the Atlantic from where the main battles were fought, in a small coastal town in Maine. Read on to learn of an American historical mystery… Continue reading “Shadows on the sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow”

Historical Mysteries to enjoy

Hi everyone, I hope the previous post got your sleuthing taste buds a-tingling!! Just to make things a bit interesting, this extra post has two similar series I found and fell in love with!! Such is the life of a librarian, all of the books I share belong to a special corner in my heart!! So, please take good care when you read them!! Continue reading “Historical Mysteries to enjoy”

Murder most unladylike series by Robin Stevens

Hi everyone, this month of April I will be showcasing a group of historical mystery stories that I came across my many reads that struck a chord with me. The series of books this post features took me not just to those years just before World War II, but also to a delightful girls boarding school! So if either of these have conjured up something for you, then read on!! Continue reading “Murder most unladylike series by Robin Stevens”

Reflections this April

Hi everyone, April has arrived, and so has autumn. April takes many meanings for me; not just the change in season, but we celebrate our Sri Lankan New Year which sometimes falls during the middle of the month. Here in New Zealand, we look forward to Easter and ANZAC Day which sometimes bookend the school holidays. I know, it’s quite a lot of holidays!! For me, I enjoy taking a short break and reflecting. So, from the many titles that I have read I have chosen to post those that fall into the historical category. Continue reading “Reflections this April”

Margot & me by Juno Dawson

Hi everyone, March is days away from ending! It’s so crazy how quickly time flies these days!! Which brings me to this last title, a teen read to end the month, about a teenage daughter and her relationship with her mother and grandmother. We have two generations of daughters in this book, filled with layers upon layers. I hope it sparks the same emotions in you as it did for me. Continue reading “Margot & me by Juno Dawson”

The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach

Hi there, this second week’s post is about a different species of animal; more like a group of wild animals. If you thought zoo, then you are right! And it’s a story with some historical inspiration too! If both these have piqued your interest, then sit back and enjoy this post! Continue reading “The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach”