Find out how I went from "Stasiland" by Anna Funder to "I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes with Death" by Maggie O'Farrell in this month's #6Degrees of Separation.
Book Review for “The Operator” by Gretchen Berg. Vivian Dalton was born and raised in Wooster (Ohio), and she knows what living in a small town is like – everyone knows everyone else’s business. But as Vivian says, she gets feelings about people, its her intuition. Her daughter Charlotte would say, that it’s more her … Continue reading Dialing into Trouble.
Find out how I went from "Wolfe Island" by Lucy Treloar to "Beantown Girls" by Jane Healey in this month's #6Degrees of Separation.
Book Review for “The Girl in White Gloves” by Kerri Maher. Grace Kelly was a young woman on the rise in Hollywood, already with an Oscar award, when she met Rainier, the Prince of Monaco, which led her on a path she never would have scripted for herself. It is a Cinderella, fairy-tale story with … Continue reading The Highest of Serene Societies.
Find out how I went from "Fleishman is in Trouble" by Taffy Brodesser-Akner to "Light Shining in the Forest" by the late, great Paul Torday in this month's #6Degrees of Separation.
As I continue to fill in my Tuesday posts in lieu of Countdown Questions (a few authors who agreed to participate haven't gotten back to me yet), I thought I’d participate in a little meme instead. This meme came from Beth over at Books Nest, and it is pretty simple. Here are the rules: … Continue reading The “I Should Have Read That Book” Tag.
You've seen my yearly Top Five lists, but how about a "best of the best" list? For those of you who have been following this blog, you’ll know that I’ve been producing a list of my favorite books published for each of the years I’ve been blogging. While I probably should have done this after … Continue reading The Best of the Best Top 5 List for 2013-2019
From “Daisy Jones and The Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid to “The Universe Versus Alex Woods” by Gavin Extence.
2019 - the Year of the Winning Women Writers! This past year has been a particularly good one for books, and the quality of newly released novels was quite beyond my expectations. I read a full 32 books released this year, only two of which were non-fiction. That means I have quite a few books … Continue reading TCL’s Top Five (or 10) Favorite Books of 2019
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. The rules are simple: Each Tuesday, Jana … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday for December 17, 2019: Winter TBR.