Author Archives: Suzanne

About Suzanne

I'm a stay-at-home mom with three kids who loves to read.

For the King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick

Set in the days of Richard the Lionheart of England, For the King’s Favor is the tale of the heir to the earldom of Norfolk, Richard Bigod, and how he came to marry the King’s former mistress, Ida de Tosney. I … Continue reading

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Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

From Goodreads:  “In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf’s inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such … Continue reading

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The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

I’m glad I listened to author Stephen King’s advice in the introduction to the first book of the Dark Tower series.  He recognized that the first book is a bit of a slog, and begged the reader to give the … Continue reading

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My Sisters the Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell

Author Colleen Carroll Campbell had it all:  a great job working in the White House, the perfect husband, and an extremely bright looking future.  Why then, did it seem as if something was missing?  This is an excellent memoir that … Continue reading

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Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey

From Goodreads: “This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These … Continue reading

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The Luck Of The Weissensteiners by Christoph Fischer

The Luck of the Weissensteiners is the story of a Jewish family in Czechoslovakia who faces tumultuous upheaval as Hitler rises to power.  I appreciated the glimpse into the life of this family, as they face decisions about keeping out … Continue reading

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The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

From Goodreads: “The Red Queen tells the story of the child-bride of Edmund Tudor, who, although widowed in her early teens, uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal … Continue reading

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