Friday Reads: Daphne du Maurier and Mary Stewart

Happy [Memorial Day/Bank Holiday] Weekend!! Hope you all have some lovely plans. I'll be heading to my family's place at the river, and I'll be bringing books by two of my favorite authors with me. I always over-estimate the amount of time I'll have free for reading, but hopefully I can squeeze in some time... Continue Reading →

Book Reviews: Mary Stewart’s Madam, Will You Talk? and The Moon-Spinners

This summer, I read two enjoyable Mary Stewart novels:   Madam, Will You Talk?, Mary Stewart First published 1955 Charity Selborne, a young WWII widow, is enjoying a vacation in the South of France with her friend Louise. At their hotel, she soon makes the acquaintance of a lonely young boy named David, who is... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves Saturday 8/19/17

Stacking the shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual. This week I've added books by two of my favorite comfort read authors. With everything happening in the world, I may have to start one of... Continue Reading →

Currently Reading: Madam, Will You Talk?

Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart 264 pages, first published 1955   GoodReads Synopsis: Charity Selborne, a lovely war widow, and her irreverent artist friend, Louise Cray, arrive in the South of France expecting a conventional holiday. The vistas of Provence delight them, and Charity soon meets David, a young man of 13 who is... Continue Reading →