Category Archives: Great Weekend Reads!

Mama B: A Time to Heal, by Michelle Stimpson

From Amazon: Mama B’s been helping strangers through their issues, but her own daughter may have the biggest problem of them all—a problem with Mama B! When Cassandra invites her mother to a “therapy” session, the accusations launched are enough … Continue reading

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We Have Lost the Plot, by Paul Mathews

They’re back–the British Republic’s President Zayn Winner and First Lady, Electra Winner–to make sure Presidential Spokesperson Howie Pond doesn’t accidentally catch a minute’s peace. It seems the President, himself a former actor (and legend in his own mind), has written … Continue reading

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Happily, by Chauncey Rogers

I’ve just read a delightful new book that I heard about from Kim, on her blog “By Hook or By Book.” Happily is an imaginative twist on the Cinderella story, told from the viewpoint of … well … I’ll let … Continue reading

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Wonder, by R. J. Palacio

I may be the only person in America who has still not watched the movie Wonder, even though I really wanted to see it in the theater. But at least I’ve read the book, thanks to the local book club … Continue reading

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Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers

I’ve heard about this book for years, and finally read it for our book club. Then I got detained out of state and missed the meeting, but it’s all good. Anyway. This romance, set in gold-rush-era California, echoes the gnarly … Continue reading

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On Writing, by Stephen King

Normally, the “Great Weekend Reads” I recommend are fiction. I’ve read and thoroughly enjoyed Stephen King‘s memoir On Writing, but did not at first consider telling you about it as a Great Weekend Read. After all, who wants to read … Continue reading

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Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers

I’ve just re-read a classic mystery by renowned British author Dorothy L. Sayers. Whose Body? is, in fact, her very first novel, published in 1923. Sayers’ main character is Lord Peter Wimsey, a quirky aristocrat and amateur detective whose title … Continue reading

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