Category: top-ten-tues

TTT: Freebie (Classics on my TBR)

top ten tuesday

December 10: Freebie (Classics on my TBR)

I’ve been meaning to read more classic novels for a while. I read a few more this year and have really enjoyed some of them (especially Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte during Victober) but I really want to up my game in 2020. All of these interest me, largely because most of them are written by and/or are about women.

(more…)

TTT: Holiday Reads

top ten tuesday

December 3: Holiday Reads (Books you love reading during the holiday season.)

 

Apple Cider Slaying (A Cider Shop Mystery #1)Apple Cider Slaying (A Cider Shop Mystery #1) by Julie Anne Lindsey

Apples are at the core of the family business run by Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe. But this year’s crop is unseasonably ripe with murder . . .

ONE ROTTEN APPLE

Blossom Valley, West Virginia, is home to Smythe Orchards, Winnie and her Granny’s beloved twenty-five-acre farm and family business. But any way you slice it, it’s struggling. That’s why they’re trying to drum up business with the “First Annual Christmas at the Orchard,” a good old-fashioned holiday festival with enough delicious draw to satisfy apple-picking locals and cider-loving tourists alike–until the whole endeavor takes a sour turn when the body of Nadine Cooper, Granny’s long-time, grudge-holding nemesis, is found lodged in the apple press. Now, with Granny the number one suspect, Winnie is hard-pressed to prove her innocence before the real killer delivers another murder . . .

(more…)