Secrets of Worry Dolls

This beautiful intricate finely-crafted story will break your heart and mend it again before you turn the last page.

The Queen Mary

A recipe I created will be demonstrated on the Queen Mary and that’s why we hopped on board a plane and came to visit.

The Secret Room

I recently enjoyed reading The Secret Room by Sandra Block. This is a sneaky little gem of a story . . .

I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around

I’m still trying to put my finger on the complex wonder that speaks to me so much in Ms. Garvin’s writing… and I don’t think it’s any one thing. The writing is seamless and rich. The characters are complex, authentic, and are remarkable in their caring for each other. My one great disappointment with this…

Slightly South of Simple

When I read that the daughters would all be descending on their Mum’s home at the ocean, this is not the story I pictured . . . it’s much more!

House Broken

I was attracted to this book because of the gorgeous dog on the cover, but that’s not what kept me turning the virtual pages! The main character, Geneva Novak, is a Veterinarian, but she’s also a sleuth where her family is concerned.

The Memory of Things

I wanted to read this book because so many of my friends were talking about it.

The Dog Year

When I was a kid, I read a book every day. Finally, the Parental Units got through . . .

Our Short History

I bought this book because Ann Garvin read it and loved it.  She’s an amazing author, and I’d just come from a writing class where she passed along a whole stack of helpful information, so when she said this book was amazing, I figured she would know.  It’s not a book I would have purchased…