Chelsea Chambers is following in the family business by continuing to run a coffee shop on the first floor of her inherited family home in San Antonio. Her grandmother and then her mother had been serving coffee, pastry and hospitality in this beautiful old home in the King William District for decades. Chelsea’s celebrity husband […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
It seems like Spring is finally here and I am anxious to get out in the backyard and brave my first attempt at gardening. Everyone in my family has gardened, but they’re all too busy this year. Fortunately the library has some books to get me started. In Grow Your Own Vegetables, Carol Klein shares her tricks […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Lydia is dead,” the novel opens–blunt, unnerving, devastating. After 16-year-old Lydia Lee’s body is found in a nearby lake, her shocked family attempts to understand the circumstances that led to her death.When they bury their daughter in 1977, the Lee family is already fragile before the tragedy-implodes. James, the father, detaches; Marilyn, the mother, […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Inspired by the heroic deeds of men and women who were imprisoned in the Auschwitz concentration camp, Joel Rosenberg has written a haunting novel of life inside this horrendous death camp. Jacob Weisz finds himself imprisoned in a crowded cattle car headed to southern Poland. He had joined the resistance fighters after witnessing the murder […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
In her latest thriller Cold, Cold Heart, Tami Hoag has created a gripping,tense novel. Dana Nolan was working as a reporter when she was kidnapped by a serial killer, tortured, and escaped only by killing her kidnapper. She suffered serious injuries and is left with traumatic brain injuries. Suffering from PTSD, Dana requires care and […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
In this fascinating book, author Karen Abbott tells the story of four extraordinary women who worked for their cause during the civil war. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy follows these women as they take on roles unexpected for women of the time. These women were all passionate about their causes and their fervent beliefs that they […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Charlotte Gregory is determined to work as a Chef even though in the year 1910 it is not an accepted occupation for a woman. She is also determined to incorporate her knowledge about nutrition and recovering patients to the local hospital. Dr. Joel Brooks is not ready to listen to the discoveries she learned at […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Romance is (unavoidably) in the air. I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, but Romance is always near and dear to my heart. So this year I’ll celebrate by sharing what gems I’ve been reading and enjoying lately. Carolina Home by Virginia Kantra – Set on an island of the North Carolina coast, this […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
In her latest novel, Crash and Burn, Lisa Gardner has created a page-turning thriller sure to keep the reader guessing until the end. Sgt. Wyatt Foster is called to a car accident along a curving road on a rainy night. The driver, Nicole Frank, is injured and asking for her daughter Vero, but remembers little more […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.