An Overview of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum Series

After losing her job as a lingerie buyer, what’s a nice, divorced, big-haired, New Jersey girl like Stephanie Plum supposed to do? Naturally, become a bounty hunter. Throw in some hunky love interests, crazy villains and wacky family dynamics, and you’ve got a fun mystery series that’s hard to put down.

Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum Series begins with One For the Money. Stephanie has lost her job, had her car repossessed and is very close (more…)

Who Is The Most Popular Author Of All Time?

Who is the most popular author Of all time? New books hit the shelves daily. There are love stories, mysteries, true crimes, biographies, and a medley of fictional books to choose from. Many of us have our favorite authors such as Nora Roberts, Dean Koontz, James Patterson, and many others whom write the tales we love to read.

The answer is not black or white but grey, as there is no most popular author, but many that are loved by their fans. Authors topping the best seller list of (more…)

Best Halloween Themed Books For Adults

From “Dracula” to “Frankenstein” to the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King, spooky books for adults abound. However, it is somewhat challenging to find books that are set on Halloween itself. The three classic books below are not only spooky, but they also take place during the Halloween season. Reading any one of them will surely get you into the Halloween spirit.

“Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Ray Bradbury

In Bradbury’s classic Gothic novel, two boys discover the dark secret hidden in (more…)

Autumn Themed Books For Children Of All Ages

When the Autumn weather begins to bring a chill to your bones, there are fewer things more comforting than curling up with your children while reading a great story; especially when the book has a crisp, fall sentiment. There are so many autumn themed children’s books out there to choose from. These five are our personal favorites to read with our children while snuggled in blankets with a warm cup of tea.

1. Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert; Amazing illustrations created with leaf collages.Get more (more…)

Top Five Books For Pre-teens This Fall

I have two preteens in my house, both avid readers. The favored book my son read this season was ‘The Lightning Thief,’ by Rick Riordan. It’s an adventure story involving mythical monsters and Greek gods.

He also enjoyed ‘Johnny Tremain,’ by Esther Forbes. Set in the time of the American revolutionary war, it involves a disabled apprentice who is able to provide assistance to Paul Revere on his famous ride.

My daughter prefers ‘The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle,’ by Avi. It’s set in (more…)