The A-Z Bookbag: U is for Union (IA Book 3)

Today’s Bookbag title is the third part of a trilogy. I loved all three parts of the IA series, and I could have written about any or all of them, but since I and B were occupied with other books, IA: Union by John Darryl Winston gets the honors. Set in an urban area called…

The A-Z Bookbag: T is for This Present Darkness

Today’s Bookbag book is one I read a looooong time ago–so long ago I bought the ebook so I could refresh my memory. The good news is I probably could have written this post without the refresher, which makes me feel good about my brain. This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti takes place in a…

The A-Z Bookbag: S is for Savvy Stories

Today’s post brings us to a genre we haven’t visited since day E: memoir. And as this one focuses on a father’s relationship with his daughter, it is guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings. And since Dan Alatorre is the author of Savvy Stories, you’re also guaranteed at least a few laughs. Savvy Stories begins…

The A-Z Bookbag: P is for Poggibonsi

Today’s Bookbag title brings us to a romantic comedy, a genre I don’t generally seek out in literature (and only occasionally in movies). But Poggibonsi by Dan Alatorre was such an entertaining read it was one of the first titles I listed when brainstorming Bookbag posts. Poggibonsi is the story of Mike, a venture capitalist…

The A-Z Bookbag: O is for Only Wrong Once

Today’s Bookbag title, Only Wrong Once by Jenifer Ruff, is one from my genre happy place: suspense. And this story certainly delivers. Told from multiple points of view, this is a what-if story–what if a bioterrorist attacked the USA? Who would fill what roles in that scenario? Using the perspectives of an FBI counterterrorism agent,…