Exactly what is our fascination with Civil War drama? Is it the culture? The dresses? The “society”? Or is it the history? The slavery? The horror?
Wowser. Seriously, just wowser. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough was amazing! You know I’m one of those readers who enjoys a good puzzle. I love to figure out the who-dunnit or what the secret is or whatever the secret thing behind the suspense is. Half the fun is solving the mystery, right? Not this time.
I picked up Bettyville, by George Hodgman expecting an interesting story of a son and a mother. Being that I have 4 sons myself, the story of their relationship was a draw and plus I just love stories about women of a certain age (in this case 90+). Let me just say, it did not disappoint.
The more I read about New Zealand, the more I want to travel there. The space, the mountains, the water, the people all just draw me in with its mystery and beauty. In the Land of the Long White Cloud is a beautifully written story of love, war, family, traditions and all that goes along with living in the late… Read More
I just finished a really great book – My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman. 🙂 I just love diving into a story that I know nothing about, with zero expectations and being so pleasantly surprised!
I have a confession to make. I’ve put off writing this book review of A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving because I am confused about what I want to write. I have many mixed emotions about the book as a whole. About the individual characters. About the ideas of Faith, Church, and Religion that are portrayed… Read More