Reading Recommendations Posts

Nov. 23, 2022

Best Fiction of 2022

So many great books published in 2022. In this post, I am highlighting my favorite fiction titles of the year. I have already posted about the best historical fiction of 2022 and will be covering the best books in the mystery/thriller genre soo…

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2022 was a stellar year for historical fiction – so many titles in the genre released, and I worked my way through as many as I could. I love that the historical fiction transports me to another time and place, and I had a blast spending time …

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I enjoy looking ahead to the next reading season, and the upcoming fiction releases of 2023 look very promising. To help readers decide which ones to pick up and when, I waded through the plethora of titles to create this list of the ones that are m…

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2023 is going to be a fabulous year for new historical fiction - an incredibly large number of books are coming out in the genre about widely varied topics and places. To help readers know which ones to pick up and when, I waded through the many, ma…

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The second half of 2022 is chock full of new titles in the historical fiction genre. I created this list of the standouts for this time period to help readers narrow down their choices and to help them find the best books in the genre for this year.…

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I look forward to making my summer reading list every year. People frequently have more time to read in the summer months, and I get a lot of requests for recommendations during that time period. I have combed through tons of books to find the ones …

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Book guru extraordinaire Elizabeth Barnhill recently joined me on my podcast to talk about the books we feel make great book club selections. In this blog post, I list the books that we recommend with brief publisher summaries for each book. To lear…

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Book mavens Pamela Klinger-Horn and Mary Webber O’Malley recently joined me on my podcast to talk about their recommended reads for Summer 2022. They both culled through tons of titles to find those that they believe are the best of the summer…

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The historical fiction genre is booming and provides readers with an escape from today's world and a glimpse into a different time period in history. Novels set during World War II remain particularly popular; there are still so many stories to be t…

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There is nothing better than picking up a book and not being able to put it down because it is so engrossing. These ten books all grabbed me from the beginning and had me madly turning the pages until I reached the end of the story. I highly recomme…

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