Book Review: The Demon Crown by James Rollins

The Demon Crown is the 13th book in James Rollins’ Sigma Force Series. It has all the elements I look for in a James Rollins novel – nonstop action, science-based threats, characters who are both smart and badass and who always save the world from a horrible fate, great locations, and a dash of romance and the supernatural. All of these qualities hit my sweet spot when I’m in the mood for an action thriller and make for an enjoyable read. Continue reading

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Book Review: The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

This charming little book (more of a novella, really) was published in 2006 and caught my eye because the writer recently wrote a sequel. It tells the story of Eddie, an 83-year-old amusement park worker, and his experience in heaven after he is killed in a freak accident. Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

I read this wonderful book as part of the “12 Months of Reading Goodness” challenge. January’s challenge is to read a book published in your birth year, which for me is 1966. I’m so glad I did this challenge because otherwise I wouldn’t have discovered this book – it’s over 50-years-old, afterall; vintage, just like me. Continue reading