February 2024 Mini-Challenge

February 2024 Mini-Challenge Are you ready for our very first mini-challenge of 2024? February has numerous events and celebrations and today we’re highlighting three of them with three new mini-challenge prompts! What is a mini-challenge: Mini-challenges are small, month-long reading challenges. They usually contain two or three prompts built around a specific theme. Match one …

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2024 Sticker Giveaway

Ready for a giveaway? Have you had your eye on the 2024 stickers from PlanItWithStickers? Want a chance to win a set for yourself or a friend? We have TEN *B-grade* sets of 2024 Prompt Stickers that are looking for a new home, and we’re giving you the chance to win one! *Open internationally!* What …

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The Lost Van Gogh

Book Review The Lost Van Gogh by Jonathan SantloferMystery | Historical Fiction | Art Reader’s Thoughts: Having enjoyed the author’s first book, The Last Mona Lisa, I was very excited to receive a surprise copy of The Lost Van Gogh from the publisher. In this sequel, we once again find ourselves in the world of …

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Who To Believe

Book Review Who to Believe by Edwin HillPsychological Thriller | Mystery | Suspense Reader’s Thoughts: In a coastal town in New England, a shocking murder occurs. Laura Thibodeau has been found brutally murdered in her own home — and of course, her husband is the prime suspect. But everyone in Monreith has something to hide, …

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The Busy Body

Book Review The Busy Body by Kemper DonovanMystery | Cozy Mystery Reader’s Thoughts: From the host of the All About Agatha podcast, Kemper Donovan, comes an entertaining new mystery series. Featuring a ghostwriter who teams up with a presidential candidate to solve a murder, The Busy Body has all the classic mystery vibes but is …

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The Fury

Book Review The Fury by Alex MichaelidesThriller | Mystery Reader’s Thoughts: From the author of the bestselling thriller, The Silent Patient, comes a new story about a reclusive ex-movie star and her friends, whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island is upended by murder… This was my first read by Michaelides. While his previous …

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Maude Horton’s Glorious Revenge

Book Review Maude Horton’s Glorious Revenge by Lizzie PookHistorical Fiction | Mystery Reader’s Thoughts: This is one of those stories that I went into, fully not knowing what to expect. I was drawn in by the incredible title and cover work, the hint at adventure and revenge all wrapped up into a historical mystery. And …

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What Waits in the Woods

Book Review What Waits in the Woods by Terri ParlatoThriller | Mystery Reader’s Thoughts: When Esme’s career as a ballerina falls apart due to an injury, she has no choice but to return home. Home to a father who’s dying, a group of friends she hasn’t spoken to since high school, and a community with …

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Read It, Watch It 2024 Challenge

Read It, Watch It Challenge A 2024 Bonus Challenge Let’s read. And watch! Our “Read It, Watch It” is an optional, bonus challenge that ties into the prompts you’re already reading for the 2024 challenge! Over the course of the year, we’ll be reading, watching, and discussing books and movies that fit four of our …

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Into The Fire

Book Review Into the Fire by Irene HannonRomantic Suspense | Christian Fiction Bri Tucker is an arson investigator with a curious puzzle on her hands. One of her former co-workers has died in a house fire — a suspicious sort of death for someone so aware of the risks of fire — and Bri thinks …

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