Dakota Peace

Dakota Peace by Megan Kinney My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the third contemporary book I’ve read this year – I’m generally a history-only gal – but I really enjoyed Dakota Peace. The setting is part of its charm. You don’t find too many books set in the Black Hills. Megan Kinney doesContinue reading “Dakota Peace”

The Words Between Us

The Words Between Us by Erin Bartels My rating: 3 of 5 stars I liked this book better than the author’s debut. It’s women’s fiction, told from one person’s point of view, and hops back and forth between the person’s past and present. It’s interesting and the author handles the transitions well, so it’s easyContinue reading “The Words Between Us”

We Hope for Better Things

We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story is actually the tale of three different women from three different times. Mary lives during the Civil War and deals with the fallout of an absentee husband, a farm to run, and helping escaped slaves. Nora lives during theContinue reading “We Hope for Better Things”

Generous Lies

Generous Lies by Robin Patchen My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is book three in Robin Patchen’s “Hidden Truth” series. They are all good! One of the things I love about this one is that it tackles the very timely – and scary for parents – issue of teenage drug addiction. Opioid addiction isContinue reading “Generous Lies”