Category Archives: Great Weekend Reads!

Hearts on Pilgrimage: Poems and Prayers, by Jody L. Collins

Jody L. Collins, my friend and fellow writer, knows how to listen. She listens to people. She listens to God.And she listens to nature. A poet at heart, Jody spent years reading and absorbing inspiration from the work of dozens … Continue reading

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An Accidental Royal Kidnap, by Paul Mathews

Paul Mathews once again presents classic British humor at its goofiest. George, our hapless main character, patiently narrates his first-person, stream-of-consciousness account of a week when absolutely NOTHING would go right. I mean, if a princess shows up in your … Continue reading

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Hazardous Duty, by Christy Barritt

Y’all… I finally found an author who writes in my genre! Well, almost. Christy Barritt’s “Squeaky Clean Mysteries” books are all-out mysteries that are suspenseful and sometimes macabre, while always hilarious. In fact, she’s as goofy as I am, if … Continue reading

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The Year of the Barbarian, by Elizabeth Ann Boyles

This well-researched historical novel totally drew me in. Sumi, a samurai’s daughter in the mid-19th century, respects her culture’s traditional Japanese ways, yet finds them too restrictive. She has dreams beyond needlework and flower arranging–dreams that shock most of her … Continue reading

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Virus Bomb, by D. Greg Scott

  What a wild ride! IT genius Jerry Barkley gets no respect. When he investigates a security leak for a client and gets a whiff of an impending terrorist attack on the US, he tries to warn the authorities. It … Continue reading

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The Night Janitor, by T. F. Allen

Here’s another Great Weekend Read, from the same author as my February one! This is unprecedented, but once I get started, I can’t put this guy’s books down. The summary, from Goodreads: Annamaria Gabor can kill with a whisper and … Continue reading

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