The Windsor Knot

The Windsor Knot by S. J. Bennett 3 1/2 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups From Goodreads: It is the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations. But the preparations are interrupted when a guest is found dead in one of the Castle bedrooms. … More The Windsor Knot

How do you read?

So, I have been missing for some time now.  Between some family issues, work, and grad school (guess who is on the path to becoming a legit librarian!) I have been pretty busy.   I am going to try and slowly start up the reviews again.  I miss the interaction with other book lovers.  I find … More How do you read?


Jackaby by William Ritter   Rating: 5 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see … More Jackaby


Question for you.  Do you write in your books? I came across this article and started thinking about my own habits with my own books. The Art of Marginalia  How do you feel about this?  I love finding old books with writing in them. I do write in my own books as well, but this makes … More Marginalia

Fish in a Tree

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt Rating: 3 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads “Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”   Ally has been smart … More Fish in a Tree