At the end of the month, it will be Memorial Day weekend and I don’t know about you, but this warm weather we’ve been having has me thinking about the beach! As I’ve been posting for the past few weeks, starting Thursday, May 25th I’ll be emailing a weekly newsletter with book review of some great summer reading books! If you haven’t signed up yet, make sure you do by clicking here.
In the meantime, I thought I’d tell you about one of my favorite book series, The Callaways by Barbara Freethy. The series revolves around a large, firefighting Irish Catholic family in San Francisco. Jack and Lynda Callaway have the stereotypical his, hers, and ours family – his four boys, her two girls, and their set of fraternal boy girl twins. Each book follows one of their now adult children. While the ending of each book may be a bit predictable, there are twists and turns, mystery and suspense, and romance and passion thrown into each story.
Each book is a standalone story, but one of my favorite parts about the series is that each subsequent book gives you little updates on how characters from previous books are doing. I grew so fond of the series that I was a little upset when I finished book #8, but there’s good news! Ms. Freethy has continued the series with the Callaway cousins. I’ve read the first few and they’re just as good! If you’re looking for books to put on your summer reading list, The Callaways series by Barbara Freethy is a must!
P.S. – Asterisks represent my favorites. If you read the series, I’d love to know if you liked it and which books were your favorites!