Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio

Goodreads Synopsis: 1958. Kate Morgan, tethered to her family’s failing San Francisco restaurant, is looking for an escape. She gets her chance by honoring a cryptic plea from her grandfather: find the beautiful stranger. The search takes her to Hotel del Coronado, the beachfront landmark on the Southern California coast where filming is underway on… Continue reading Book Review – The Beautiful Strangers by Camille Di Maio

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

  Goodreads Synopsis: Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of… Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 7)

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? (January 7)

Historical Fiction

Book Review – Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh

Goodreads Synopsis: The summer of 1927 might be the height of the Roaring Twenties, but Bonnelyn Parker is more likely to belt out a church hymn than sling drinks at an illicit juice joint. She’s a sharp girl with plans to overcome her family’s poverty, provide for herself, and maybe someday marry her boyfriend, Roy… Continue reading Book Review – Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh

Reading Challenge

2019 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

The Historical Fiction Reading Challenge is hosted by Passages to the Past. I participated in this challenge this year and loved it, so of course I plan on doing it again! In a nutshell – you pick a reading level based upon the number of historical fiction books you think you will read between January… Continue reading 2019 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

Goodreads Synopsis: It’s always been easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself in the past than confront the present, which is why working with a gruff but brilliant antiques dealer is perfect. While clearing out an estate, she pries open an old tin that holds the relics of a lost relationship: among the treasures, a… Continue reading Book Review – The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

First Chapter/First Paragraph

First Chapter/First Paragraph – Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh

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.   *I am loving this book! First Chapter/First Paragraph Chapter 1 BUT I, BEING POOR, HAVE ONLY… Continue reading First Chapter/First Paragraph – Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 3)

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? (December 3)

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (December 2018)

 Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List! With the holiday season here I have little doubt that I am biting off more than I can chew. I pondered and pondered and just could not decide which book(s) to leave out. Maybe I will surprise myself and manage to get them all in! Currently Reading…   Becoming… Continue reading Looking Ahead – This Month’s TBR List (December 2018)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (November 26)

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? (November 26)