What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Five

Hi Everybody! I hope all of you had a great 4th of July! I sure did, despite what’s been happening in the the country lately. I got to spend time with friends and family, eat some delicious food, slip on an inflatable water slide! I also started some new books! Before I show you whatContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Five”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four

Hi Everyone! It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I have a whole new slate of book to show you that I’ve been reading for about a month now! There’s no time to lose! Let’s begin! No-Mod: Book 1 of the Mute-Cat Chronicles by Derek Porterfield is about a human and the techno-religious cityContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty

Hi Everybody, I hope all of you are having a great spring so far. I have, despite my pleas for warmer weather. I’ve also been going through books like they were slices of pizza recently. As of late, I’m still working on Once Upon a Winter: A Folk and Fairy Tale Anthology and American ShaolinContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Nine

Hi Everybody, I’ve been reading lots of wonderful books lately, and I want to show two new titles that I started recently. Both of them contain main characters attempting to avoid persecution by passing. Let’s begin with something that’s definitely suited for my profession! The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict (the pen name of HeatherContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Nine”

The Water Dancer Book Review

Warning: This book review contains references to sexual assault. Within the last two years, there’s been a call to reexamine how the United States views its racist past, slavery in particular. Many authors – mainly black – have published these kinds of narratives, especially within the last 50 years. They show up as both nonfictionContinue reading “The Water Dancer Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Six

Hi Everyone, It’s been a few weeks since the last chapter, but I’ve been reading two new books that I’d love to share with you! Let’s begin with our first title! Writers & Lovers by Lily King is about Casey Peabody – a 31-year-old struggling writer. After the sudden death of her mother and endContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Six”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Four

Hi Everybody, I hope the Christmas shopping is going well so far, and for my Jewish readers, I hope you all had a great Hanukkah! I finished The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern recently, and started reading two more titles that I’d like to show you all! So let’s begin! Once Upon a Winter: AContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Four”

The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding Book Review

I love looking at wedding dresses, and I enjoy reading historical fiction. I’m also getting married this year. It just so happens that all of these things collided when I read The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson – a very good novel that contains more substance than people would normallyContinue reading “The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Fourteen

Hi Everybody! We’re halfway done with this year! Can you believe it? I finally finished all four volumes of A Polar Bear in Love recently. I’m also currently reading Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making a Legend by Simon Van Booy and Harvey Briggs. And today, I have two newContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Fourteen”

Lilac Girls Book Review

I’ve been reading historical fiction for a long time, and I’ve noticed that the genre adores stories about World War II. I can understand that. Authors can tackle one or multiple aspects of the war like women’s efforts, the Western Front, the Pacific Front, etc, and they can show them from any perspective. It’s aContinue reading “Lilac Girls Book Review”