Review of Stirring Up Murder

Review of Stirring Up Murder

My sweetie Randy has put up a review of Stirring Up Murder on his blog,  Erin has always felt something was missing when it comes to her family. Now, out of the blue, she has found out she has a half-sister. Does Erin dare look for her? Or does she decide that she is happy and her life is complete? Her life is progressing, her business is growing, and she has a wonderful man in her life in Terry Piper. Why should she make an effort to look for this half-sister? ...
A cornucopia of books

A cornucopia of books

US Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday—a great time of year to buy new books! I have gathered together a stack of free and $0.99 books (and book bundles for $2.99 or less.) ...
Launch of He was Walking Alone and other new releases

Launch of He was Walking Alone and other new releases

He was Walking Alone, #4 in the Zachary Goldman Mysteries is now available! If you've been following the series, you know that Zachary Goldman is a private investigator with a difference. While the series is reminiscent of the old TV detective series, Zachary is a man tortured by his own demons, who is deeply empathetic toward his clients and the victims of the crimes he investigates. Each book can be read as a stand alone mystery ...
Why wear odd socks?

Why wear odd socks?

What is the relationship between Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week? What does this fashion statement have to do with bullying? We wear odd socks today to express the idea that everyone is different, everyone feels like they are not part of the crowd for some reason, and we all deserve love and respect ...
Books for youth in custody

Books for youth in custody

In a recent article in Voya Magazine, Jessica Snow talks about some of the resources that are available for the staff of these programs to help them to choose the books that will have the greatest impact on their young people. One of those resources is Library Services for Youth in Custody (http://youthlibraries.org/). They provide helpful suggestions and book lists for those who are trying to stock their libraries with the best books for their youth ...
She was Dying Anyway and October freebies

She was Dying Anyway and October freebies

It's your favourite time of the month again; it's freebie weekend! She was Dying Anyway is free in the Kindle store Friday through Sunday. And keep scrolling down for more freebie offers ...
She was Dying Anyway and a round-up of new releases

She was Dying Anyway and a round-up of new releases

Are you ready for some fresh reads? After walking through the crispy fallen leaves, curl up by the fireplace and grab one of these new releases! She was Dying Anyway, Book #3 in the Zachary Goldman Series is now available for purchase, and I have gathered together a shelf-ful of other new releases for your consideration ...
Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA. Apparently in Canada, it is in November. Go figure. Nothing wrong with having two months of awareness ...
Freebies for Canadian Thanksgiving!

Freebies for Canadian Thanksgiving!

His Hands were Quiet is free at the Kindle store from Friday through Monday! I am thankful for all of my readers. Those of your who wait for my next installment, post reviews, and send me emails really make my day! I look forward to hearing more from you. As a reward, here are some free books ...
Feed your book monster

Feed your book monster

Next month is Halloween, and the book monsters are already coming out, looking for books to read. They will not be satisfied with just one or two. So head on over to these multi-book giveaways to quiet the book beasts ...
His Hands were Quiet and a round-up of new releases

His Hands were Quiet and a round-up of new releases

What else is new this fall? Have a look at my round-up of new releases below! His Hands were Quiet, Zachary Goldman Mysteries #2 and other new releases ...
The International Day of the Stim

The International Day of the Stim

September 17 is The International Day of the Stim, a day celebrating stimmies, loud hands and right to bodily autonomy.  ...
Back to school reads

Back to school reads

Summer break has officially ended around here and it's back to school time. A good time to check out Workman Classic Schoolbooks if you are looking for some books to add to your homeschool program or just to study yourself ...
Labour Day Weekend Freebies

Labour Day Weekend Freebies

For me, Labour Day weekend always signals the end of the summer and the beginning of fall and the school season. So here is my last freebie round-up of the summer! Coup de Glace is free from Friday through Labour Day, so pick it up while you can! ...
August new release round-up

August new release round-up

Looking for some new reads for the rest of your summer? Coup de Glace, book 6 of the Auntie Clem's Bakery series is now out! The trouble with solving murders in a little town like Bald Eagle Falls is that everybody knows about it, and then they expect you to solve their cases too ...
Brewing Death and other freebies

Brewing Death and other freebies

Brewing Death is free at the Kindle store this weekend! This is book #5 in the Auntie Clem's Bakery cozy mystery series ...
Brewing Death and other freebies!

Brewing Death and other freebies!

Brewing Death is free at the Kindle store this weekend! This is book #5 in the Auntie Clem's Bakery cozy mystery series ...
It's sale season at Kobo!

It’s sale season at Kobo!

It's time for some sales at Kobo! If you have a Kobo reader, have a look ...
Reader recommendations

Reader recommendations

If you hang out around here, you'll see some of the books that I'm reading on at least a weekly basis, along with a quote and what I think about it. I read several books a week, so I don't report on each one, but I pick my current read, my most favourite or most interesting recent read, and say a few words about it.  ...
Free for Canada Day & Independence Day

Free for Canada Day & Independence Day

It's that time of year again! Canada Day and Independence Day (and my birthday) bring free books! Gifts for everyone! ...
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