Published 2012

My Loving Vigil Keeping, by Carla Kelly

August 13, 2014
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In which I review this lovely historical romance by an (erstwhile) Utah author.

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The Queen’s Vow, by C.W. Gortner

July 15, 2013
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Join me for today’s stop on C.W. Gortner’s blog tour for his latest work, The Queen’s Vow.

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Cascade, by Maryanne O’Hara + Giveaway

May 17, 2013
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This historical fiction novel certainly kept my attention. Click through for my review and a chance to win a copy!

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Mini-Reviews: Tournament of Books Catch-Up Round

March 13, 2013
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In which I review four 2013 Tournament of Books contenders: Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Building Stories, The Round House, and The Orphan Master’s Son – all of which got four stars.

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The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

March 5, 2013
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In which I gush about this debut novel, a retelling of The Illiad.

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Dear Life, by Alice Munro

February 28, 2013
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This was my first experience with an Alice Munro collection, but it will not be my last. Each story was engrossing and human and surprising. The writing is, as you already know or might suspect, flawless.

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May We Be Forgiven, by A.M. Homes

February 5, 2013
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There is very little to forgive this book. While I wasn’t sure it’s quirky nature was going to work, it won me over.

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Arcadia, by Lauren Groff

January 17, 2013
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My review of an awesome and awe-inspiring book. There’s a lot more too it than a hippie commune.

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Mini-Reviews

December 27, 2012
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As advertised, herein are mini-reviews – mostly of book club books, but some not.

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The Middlesteins, by Jami Attenberg

December 16, 2012
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This is a fascinating character study of a book: with a family as the main character.

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