WWW Wednesday- July 17, 2019

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words.   The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? It's been a hot minute, so I thought it would be a good time to share a WWW... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Read Outside

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. In a crazy coincidence, I actually featured this week's topic in one of my TTT posts almost exactly a year ago. (You can see my Rainy Day Read picks here). So... Continue Reading →

The Life’s a Beach Book Tag

I thought it would be fun to do a quick summery tag before Labor Day weekend. The Life's a Beach Book Tag is just the ticket! This tag was created by The Left-Handed Book Lover, and I discovered it over at the lovely Pages and Tea.   1) THE SAND A BOOK THAT STUCK WITH YOU LONG AFTER YOU... Continue Reading →

Bout of Books #23 Wrap-Up

Another Bout of Books has come to an end. Here's how I did:   Total Pages Read: 1,020 Books Finished: 2 (You can find my daily updates here) I managed to finish Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh and The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp by Eva Rice. I also read about 30% of The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis. I didn't end up participating in very... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: Sweetbitter and Little Fires Everywhere

I can't believe it's the first Friday in August already. I hope you're all savoring summer and enjoying some terrific reads! This weekend, I'm reading two popular novels: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danier and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday 56…     Book Beginnings is a bookish meme hosted by Rose... Continue Reading →

Austen in August TBR

This month, I'm excited to join in the wonderful Austen in August event hosted by The Book Rat. I'll most likely be a fairly casual participant, but I can't resist an excuse to read and celebrate all things Austen. Here is my tentative TBR list:       I'll definitely be reading this Annotated Edition of... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday- August 1, 2018

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   Currently Reading: I'm flying through the fun My (Not So) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella. This has been a pleasant... Continue Reading →

Classics Club Spin #18 Results

The Classics Club Spin #18 results are in and 9 is the chosen number. This means I'll be reading...     Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh!!   Brideshead Revisited has been on my TBR for years now and I'm very excited to finally read this classic. I have a feeling I'm going to love it. Needless to say,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Lido by Libby Page

The Lido, Libby Page Published July 10th, 2018     Goodreads Synopsis: We're never too old to make new friends—or to make a difference. Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton, London, all her life but everything is changing. The library where she used to work has closed. The family grocery store has become a trendy... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine

Women of the Dunes, Sarah Maine Published July 24th, 2018   Goodreads Synopsis: From the author of the acclaimed novels The House Between Tides and Beyond the Wild River, a rich, atmospheric tale set on the sea-lashed coast of west Scotland, in which the lives of a ninth-century Norsewoman, a nineteenth-century woman, and a twenty-first-century... Continue Reading →