As you can see this wrap-up is for two weeks of reading. Last week was not a good for me getting anything done. This wrap-up is for the weeks of April 10th – ApriI 23rd. read 13 books which brings my yearly reading total to 132 books. These books totaled 3,546 pages read. So, seat back and grab a drink and let’s talk about the books.
Where are the Children Now? By: Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
I gave this book 4 stars. I have a review for this book. Here is the link. https://debbiesreadingcorner.com/2023/04/14/where-are-the-children-now-book-review/
Before the Devil Breaks You By: Libba Bray
I gave this book 3 stars. Just continues the story of the Diviners. Still in New York in the 1920’s. It is starting to get a little old with the same story. I am hoping the final book will bring everything together get back to what the first book was like.
Red Velvet Revenge By: Jenn McKinlay
I gave this book 4 stars. Fourth book in the Cupcake Bakery series. It is summertime and sales are terrible. A local legend offers them a chance to sale their cupcakes at the annual Rodeo. During the rodeo a star bull-rider is found died in the hay. Also, someone is out to get them, because all the cupcakes are destroyed. Is it the same person doing both or are they separate people.
Alone By: Megan E. Freeman
I gave this book 4 stars. This story is told in verse. A young lady is left behind to survive on her own when a sudden evacuation takes place. The only company she has is the neighbor’s dog which was left behind. this is her story about survival and loneliness.
Loveless and Hands Against Our Hearts By: Alice Oseman
I gave both books 3 stars. This is about teenagers finding their way through love or not. Is it right to feel the way they do or is something wrong with them.
Sea of Tranquility By: Emily St. John Mandel
I gave this book 4 stars. this was a little confusing at the beginning and really didn’t get straighten out until the last 50 pages. this is about time travel and what can happen if you don’t follow the rules.
Beyond the Bright Sea By: Lauren Wolk
I gave this book 3 stars. Little girl who was left alone on a boat. She was brought up by the man who found her and an older lady across the way. A fire causes her to think about where she is from and why she was abandon by her parents. this is her adventure.
the Peculiar Incident on Shady Street By: Lindsay Currie
I gave this book 4 stars. Tessa needs to find out why her little brother’s doll is crying real tears. Someone is trying to get her attention because she needs help but ends up scaring her instead until Tessa starts to do some investigating to figure out why her room is being haunted.
Gerard Demille and Helen Meet By: Ilona Andrews
I gave this short story 4 stars. this is where the story starts. Gerard needs help to come back but he needs a single woman. Helen is a divorced woman with two children. Gerard likes her and has decided she will do.
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan b. Anthony By: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
I gave this book 4 stars. This is a nonfiction book about the two women who started the women’s suffrage movement.
The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall By: Anne McCaffrey
I gave this book 3 stars. Torene comes to realize her dragon could be the next Queen.
Finna By: Nino Cipri
I gave this book 3 stars. An elderly lady disappears in a furniture store. Where did she go? Workers find a worm hole and just outside is one of the gloves the lady was wearing. Can they find her and bring her back?
Defekt By: Nino Cipri
I gave this book 3 stars. Derek calls out sick one day, which is unusual for him. When he goes back to work his boss questions him and sends him to do some special inventory.
I tried to make this is as quick and painless as possible. Have you read any of these books? If so, what did you think of them? Let’s chat in the comments down below. Until next time, keep reading.