More than a few weeks have passed since I said “See y’all later.” We’ve accomplished a lot, though more still awaits! Life is full, and that’s all good, yes?  One pleasure has been some good books. (Are you surprised? grin) So I’ll tell you a bit about some of them. First, Susan Meissner’s latest–A FALL OF MARIGOLDS.

Some people WRITE IN BOOKS! Not only do I write in them, but good pages get flagged making favorite passages easier to return to. So A FALL OF MARIGOLDS in the photo below is a review on its own.

A FALL OF MARIGOLDS by Susan Meissner

September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Then, while caring for a fevered immigrant whose own loss mirrors hers, she becomes intrigued by a name embroidered onto the scarf Continue reading