A while back I ventured over to GoodReads. Initially I only planned to leave a pre-publication review for an author I follow, but while I was there I found the Giveaways section and threw my hat in the ring for a variety of books, both by authors I knew and by some I’d never heard of.
Sometimes it was the cover of the book that caught my attention and sometimes, less often, it was the little blurb describing the book. Most were by authors I’d never heard of. Over time, I wound up with a number of additions to my physical TBR pile, as well as a long list of titles in my GoodReads “Want to Read” list.
When I recently rediscovered the joy of the public library, I armed myself with that GoodReads list and started checking out the titles that I could find. As expected, some of them fell into the “swing and a miss” category. A few didn’t even make it past the “I’ll give you three chapters to catch my interest” milestone. One recent title, however, not only lived up to my initial expectations, it greatly surpassed them.
It was the cover of Treacherous is the Night by Anna Lee Huber that initially caught my interest, but it was the story that had me reading it, buying my own copy on Amazon, and then reading it again, as seems to be my current habit for books I read and like. Continue reading
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