The Sound of Glass by Karen White

Karen White does it again. Her latest book, The Sound of Glass, brought together endearing characters with mysterious stories and had me wishing I had nothing on my agenda except reading the entire book in one sitting. The story opens in 1955 with a plane crash, battered wife (Edith), and misplaced suitcase. We jump aheadContinue reading “The Sound of Glass by Karen White”

Kristin Billerback’s Ashley Stockingdale is Back

Kristin Billerbeck writes some of the best Christian chick lit in the biz. And Ashley Stockingdale takes the cake as one of the most popular characters from her long line of published novels. We thought we saw the end of the Ashley fun in 2007 when our gal married the gorgeous Dr. Kevin Novak. Well, asContinue reading “Kristin Billerback’s Ashley Stockingdale is Back”

WBTV Segment (September 14, 2015)

I got the pleasure to be on WBTV with the awesome Christine Sperow Monday, Sept. 14 to discuss three books you’ll all want to read. You can check out the clip from my segment by clicking here. If you watched the segment, yay! If you didn’t, why not? Here’s another chance. Click here. It’s important! So,Continue reading “WBTV Segment (September 14, 2015)”

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker

Maybe it’s the space of life in which I find myself. Maybe it’s the setting in which I read The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Or, maybe I’m a sap for an interesting love story. But, unlike quite a few negative reviews I read of Jan-Philipp Sendker’s novel, I found it to be enchanting and well-written. Continue reading “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker”

WBTV Need To Read Segment (August 11, 2015)

What a fun treat to be with Kristen Miranda on WBTV Monday, Aug. 11. I missed my people aka you! My viewers. Thanks so much for always being a part of my story of loving and promoting books. For this week’s picks, check out my review by clicking here. Read more about Star Island byContinue reading “WBTV Need To Read Segment (August 11, 2015)”

Star Island by Carl Hiassen Recap

Pop stars come in all shapes and sizes. Some with tons of talent and some with tons of enhancements; vocal, of course. Sweet Cherry Pye… the pop star character in Carl Hiaasen‘s Star Island, well… I hate to be rude. Bless her heart. Y’all, I know I mentioned in my previous post that I found Star Island a tad daunting becauseContinue reading “Star Island by Carl Hiassen Recap”

Online Book Club? Yep. We’re Doing It!

Hi! I’m Arden Mac, your friendly book reviewer. I read lots. Analyze lots. Convene some. I thought it’d be cool to put all of these actions together to form Arden’s Book Club, the ABC’s of connecting book lovers. I want you to join the club! Just so you know I’m legit, I’ll offer a bit aboutContinue reading “Online Book Club? Yep. We’re Doing It!”