Bibliophile Confessions – A Review Of A Review Of Magic To The Bone

Magic To The Bone by Devon Monk

My rating: 3 out of 5 – Worth Reading Continue reading

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Bibliophile Confessions – A Review Of An Invitation To Murder

An Invitation To Murder  by Leighann Dobbs

My rating: 4 out of 5 – Loved Reading Continue reading

Bibliophile Confessions – A Review Of Henna House

Henna HouseHenna House by Nomi Eve
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Henna House, by Nomi Eve, is a captivating coming of age story, centering on the life of a young Jewish girl named Adela, born and raised in Yemen. The reader joins Adela’s life in 1920, a time when the Jewish children are under threat of confiscation due to the Orphan’s Decree; Adela is eight years old, her father is very ill and her parents are struggling to arrange a marriage in order to save Adela from being taken away after her father’s death. Through the interweaving of historical knowledge and creative storytelling, Nomi Eve takes the reader on an unfathomable journey through the trials of Yemenite Jews, by means of Adela’s life story; beginning in 1920, taking us to the other side of World War II, and ultimately concluding with Adela’s older adulthood. Continue reading

Bibliophile Confessions – Top Ten Books To Be Read – February 2018

For various reasons, the current book I am reading, Henna House, is taking a bit longer to digest than usual. Some of those reasons are personal, but the main reason is,  I have been so focused on other goals, that reading hasn’t been a priority yet this year. Since we are only in February, that can easily be changed. So this week I decided to take the opportunity to share the top ten books on my current To Be Read list, Continue reading

Bibliophile Confessions – A Review Of A Brew To A Kill, Coffeehouse Mystery #11

A Brew to a Kill (Coffeehouse Mystery, #11)A Brew to a Kill by Cleo Coyle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Once again I am sharing my thoughts on a Coffeehouse Mystery book; this time it is book number 11: A Brew To A Kill. Continue reading