Most recently PBS show a t.v series on the life of Queen Victoria.  This possibly was an attempt to replace the highly popular "Downton Abbey".  Do you think they succeed or failed?  I think it succeed it getting viewers interested in learning more about the life of Queen Victoria and her servant.  But I think … Continue reading Victoria


Detective Mysteries

  Love mystery fiction? There is a lot out there, but trying to find a book with a strong female/male detective or character can be tricky if you're unsure what to look for.  I don't read a whole lot of mystery but many of my library colleague read a lot of mystery.  But that does not … Continue reading Detective Mysteries

City of Glass

CITY OF GLASS: THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare GENRE:  YA | Supernatural | Romance | Fiction RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  Idris and Alicante MAIN CHARACTERS: Clary Fray (Cassandra), Jocelyn Fray, Simon, Luke (Lucian Graymark), Isabelle Lightwood, Alec Lightwood, Jace (Jonathan Wayland Morgenstern), Max Lightwood, Magnus Bane, Valentine Morgenstern, Hodge, Raphael (Vampire), Maia (Werwolf), Maryse Lightwood, Robert Lightwood, Aline, … Continue reading City of Glass