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[Book Review] A New Veronica Rosenthal Mystery by Sergio Olguin

By Sergio Olguín (author), Miranda France (translator) Sergio Olguin brings us book three of his Veronica Rosenthal Mystery series. Currently available in Spanish, the English translation is currently scheduled for release on September 20, 2022. I was delighted to receive an advanced copy for review. Olguin sets the third installment in this series in Buenos […]

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[Book Review] Jewish Noir II by Kenneth Wishnia and Chantelle Aimée Osman

By Kenneth Wishnia and Chantelle Aimée Osman Jewish Noir II is a collection of twenty-four stories from a combination of Jewish and non-Jewish writers focusing on topics including the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the US, the influence of stereotypes about certain Jewish communities on anti-Semitic attitudes, Israel’s ongoing legacy of regional warfare, the Jewish role […]

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Judaism and Wellness 18 Great Books for You

Explore 18 books on wellness from a Jewish Point of View in celebration of National Wellness Month. Caring for your mental health is an important aspect of maintaining your overall well-being. August is the perfect month to start a new self-care routine. To get you started, I’ve assembled a list of 18 titles that focus […]

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68 Quotes from Jewish Writers to Inspire You

If you are a follower of my Bookstagram feed, then you know that I regularly feature inspirational literary quotes in my posts and captions, mostly from Jewish Writers. I’ve compiled a list of sixty-eight of my favorite quotes, all by Jewish writers. Whether you need quotes for your Instagram or just need some inspiration, I […]

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[Book Review] A New Veronica Rosenthal Mystery by Sergio Olguin

By Sergio Olguín (author), Miranda France (translator) Sergio Olguin brings us book three of his Veronica Rosenthal Mystery series. Currently available in Spanish, the English translation is currently scheduled for release on September 20, 2022. I was delighted to receive an advanced copy for review. Olguin sets the third installment in this series in Buenos […]

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[Book Review] Love, Guns, & God in America by Christian Fennell

By Christian Fennell The third installment in his trilogy, Christian Fennell delivers what feels more like a stand-alone novel in its own right. This coming of age story follows two youngsters seeking to escape their southern, white-nationalist upbringing. But their story will take a horrific, racial turn that will shape their future. While I did […]

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[Book Review] An Interesting Twist on the Familiar Story: The Book of V. by Anna Solomon

By Anna Solomon Anna Solomon takes inspiration from the familiar biblical story of Esther for her novel. But rather than focusing on the familiar Jewish heroine, Solomon focuses instead on characters based on the banished Persian Queen Vashti. The story shifts between two time periods, 1970s Washington DC and ancient Persia. Solomon manages to draw […]

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Amazing Books for Your Reading List – June 28, 2022

Read Along with Me The heatwave is finally breaking! And not a moment too soon. I was starting to go a bit crazy being cooped up in the house. Although the house is looking better and better as I’m completing painting projects, changing light fixtures. I find those kinds of projects fun. Plus, it’s finally […]

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Read a New Update from Author Heidi Slowinski

June has been another really exciting month! I’d like to welcome all of my new subscribers. Thank you for your support. I hope you’ll continue to enjoy the content that brought you here. To all of you who have shared my posts with your own networks, thank you so much as well. My new Etsy […]

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Books On My Reading List This Week – June 14, 2022

Read Along with Me I hope you’re managing to stay cool in this crazy heat wave! My grandfather (may his memory be for a blessing) used to tell me that indoor projects should be saved for the winter, when it was too cold to be outside, in Wisconsin. I’m quickly learning, now living in the […]

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