Book Review: Christmas Scarf Murder

Book Review:  Christmas Scarf Murder

Stocking stuffers like handknit scarves make the coziest of Christmas gifts—unless they’re used as accessories for murder!CHRISTMAS SCARF MURDER by CARLENE O’CONNORWhen grinchy thefts steal the good cheer at a local nursing home, Siobhan O’Sullivan manages to identify one missing item before Kilbane, Ireland’s Christmas tractor parade—a hideous shamrock scarf wrapped around a very dead body. [...]

Cozy Book Review: Murder for Good Measure

Cozy Book Review: Murder for Good Measure

#MondayCozy Mystery The luck of the Irish runs out when a young nanny from Dublin is killed in the new Cook-Off Mystery . . .Not long after her family’s store suffers serious damage in a punishing nor’easter, things go from bad to worse for Sherry Oliveri when her new neighbors’ nanny is killed. It soon [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Just Date and See:

Lisa Book Shelf : Just Date and See:

Join bestseller Portia MacIntosh for a brand new laugh-out-loud, feel-good read, guaranteed to put a smile on your face. 'Smart, funny and always brilliantly entertaining, every book from Portia becomes my new favourite romcom.' Sharl Low Billie is looking forward to a quiet, man-free Christmas. It’s just a shame her family doesn't feel the same [...]

Pumpkin Spice and Not So Nice : Book Review

Pumpkin Spice and Not So Nice : Book Review

Welcome to my Saturday book chat at the Melville Library . Today my book is a cute fun book perfect for the holiday season. So grab my recipe and enjoy this book. If I were ever to write a memoir, it would be titled, Jenna Peterson’s Guide to Dating Emotionally Unavailable Men. I’m like a professional [...]

Chasing Butterflies: The True Story of a Daughter of 9/11

Chasing Butterflies: The True Story of a Daughter of 9/11

Winner of 2021 BEST MEMOIR AWARD, Indies Today: "You won't be able to put this book down."Ashley Bisman was in a high school history class the morning of September 11th when students whispered of planes crashing, fire, and terrorists. She bolted from her seat, sprinting through narrow school hallways leading to the main office. A [...]

How to Keep a Garden Journal

How to Keep a Garden Journal

Keep a Garden Journal To Save Time and Money •Do you want to have gardens that make people stop and stare?•Are you a passionate gardener that takes pride in your creativity?•Do you want to eliminate mistakes that cost you time and money?•Would you like to keep garden records for future reference but don’t know where [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Henry is Kind

Lisa  Book Shelf :  Henry is Kind

A classroom-tested resource for social and emotional learning Henry's discovery of the many ways he can be kind will inspire young readers to use the simple mindfulness practices taught in this book to develop their own capacities for kindness.Ms. Snowden and her class practice sending kind thoughts to the people they love, and they launch [...]

The Quick and the Thread: An Embroidery Mystery 

The Quick and the Thread: An Embroidery Mystery 

This Saturdy Cozy Mystery is all about crafts as we go into Craft Fair time. Today I am highlighting this fun series featuring embroidery . https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0749ZL3MC?binding=kindle_edition&qid=1661607735&sr=1-7&ref=dbs_dp_rwt_sb_pc_tukn First in a new mystery series that will have readers stitching-and itching for moreWhen Marcy Singer opens an embroidery specialty shop in quaint Tallulah Falls, Oregon, she throws a [...]

Everyday Cake: 45 Simple Recipes for Layer, Bundt, Loaf, and Sheet Cakes

Everyday Cake: 45 Simple Recipes for Layer, Bundt, Loaf, and Sheet Cakes

A humble slice, square, or wedge of homemade cake never fails to delight and here you'll find forty-five simple recipes to make any day feel a bit special. Using ingredients that are readily available, these cakes are unfussy yet sweetly indulgent. Recipes are arranged using pans most of us already have in our kitchens: round, [...]

Kindness is my Superpower: Lisa Book Shelf

Kindness is my Superpower:  Lisa Book Shelf

August is Kindness Month! Teach your children the power of Kindness, one of the most important skills a child can learn. Are you one of 90 percent of parents, saying that their top priorities for their kids is to be caring? This makes sense: Kindness and concern for others are held as moral virtues in [...]