The Far Empty by J. Todd Scott

This was a 5 Star gem hiding on my "to be read" shelf. Way back in April of 2016, I was attending the Texas Library Association Conference and heard a panel of speakers who then gave the audience a copy of their books. The copy I have is an Advanced Reader and has the cover … Continue reading The Far Empty by J. Todd Scott

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The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

At the beginning of the month I asked for help in choosing some books to read just for the joy of reading.  This is one of the two picked for the month of January.  (And I am thrilled that I actually got to it – another 2018 goal on its way!!!!) This story jumps between … Continue reading The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Texas Tales: Stories that Shaped a Landscape and a People by Myra Hargrave McIlvain

I have a secret.  When I need a reading break I jump into Non-fiction.  It is my rescue reading and gets me back into the real world.  This book was my rescue from the holidays.  It took me about two weeks to read it – not because of the length – but because with the … Continue reading Texas Tales: Stories that Shaped a Landscape and a People by Myra Hargrave McIlvain