Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Secret Orphan by Glynis Peters #20booksofsummer #historicalfiction

Goodreads Synopsis: As the Nazis’ relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer’s daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm.… Continue reading Book Review – The Secret Orphan by Glynis Peters #20booksofsummer #historicalfiction

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (August 12)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever-growing reading wish list. This weekly post… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (August 12)

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin #20booksofsummer #historicalfiction @jeannemackin1 @BerkleyPub

Goodreads Synopsis: Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France, and their rivalry is already legendary. They oppose each other at every turn, in both their politics and their designs: Chanel’s are classic, elegant, and practical; Schiaparelli’s bold, experimental, and surreal. When… Continue reading Book Review – The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin #20booksofsummer #historicalfiction @jeannemackin1 @BerkleyPub

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (August 2019)

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List! Another aggressive list of books for me here! I would be surprised if I could get to all of them, but I just could not decide which ones to leave off. Sooo why not just keep them all and see what happens. At least I have a great… Continue reading Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (August 2019)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 22)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever-growing reading wish list. This weekly post… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 22)

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Book Review – The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie #bookreview #20booksofsummer

Goodreads Synopsis: It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again. Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her. More than 100 years after his grandmother’s sewing machine… Continue reading Book Review – The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie #bookreview #20booksofsummer

Read All About It

Read All About It – Look Who Has A New Book Coming Out!

Welcome to… Read All About It – Look Who Has A New Book Coming Out! I am always on the hunt for new books that I “must read” and new releases by my favorite authors. Rather than keeping these books all to myself I decided to make a blog post to share the good news… Continue reading Read All About It – Look Who Has A New Book Coming Out!

Historical Fiction

First Chapter/First Paragraph – The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin

Happy Tuesday! Today I am linking up with Vicki @ I’d Rather Be At The Beach who hosts a meme every Tuesday to share the First Chapter/First Paragraph or two of the book you are currently reading.   First Chapter/First Paragraph One – New York, 1954 “For you.” Liz, the gallery assistant, handed me the… Continue reading First Chapter/First Paragraph – The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 15)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever-growing reading wish list. This weekly post… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 15)

Historical Fiction

Book Review – Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand @elinhilderbrand @littlebrown #20booksofsummer #bookreview

Goodreads Synopsis: Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century! It’s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother’s historic home in downtown Nantucket: but this year Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant… Continue reading Book Review – Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand @elinhilderbrand @littlebrown #20booksofsummer #bookreview