Where Dolphins Walk

This author has had a beautiful life! I always assumed pilots loved to travel, why else would they be pilots. In this book, Mr. Keehn talks about his attraction to South American travel. More and more, he requested trips to explore our southern neighbors. But this book is more than merely a memoir. Yes, you … More Where Dolphins Walk

Best Day Ever

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda   Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups     From Goodreads Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in a wealthy suburb. And he’s the perfect husband: breadwinner, protector, provider. That’s why … More Best Day Ever

Bone Gap

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby Rating: 2 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups       From Goodreads: Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps—gaps to trip you up, gaps to slide through so you can disappear forever. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. After all, … More Bone Gap

Lady Susan

Lady Susan by Jane Austen Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups       From Goodreads: Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight … More Lady Susan

Vinegar Girl

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler   Rating: 3 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads.com Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work – her pre-school charges … More Vinegar Girl

The Life We Bury

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens   Rating: 5 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups       From Goodreads.com College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines … More The Life We Bury

He Wanted the Moon

He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter’s Quest to Know Him by Mimi Baird with Eve Claxton Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads: Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s … More He Wanted the Moon

Sleeping Giants

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel  Themis Files #1 Rating: 3 1/2 Magical Coffee Cups       From Goodreads: A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with … More Sleeping Giants

The Revenant

The Revenant by Michael Punke    Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads: The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when … More The Revenant