The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah was one of my favorites of 2015, a tale of two sisters set in France under German occupation. Her new novel, The Great Alone has solidified her as a story teller whose novels I will seek out forevermore. The story begins with a family in the early seventies living in … Continue reading Bookish On: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
The Memoir, Educated by Tara Westover covers the arc of her life. You may ask yourself what kind of memoir that ends as the author comes into her thirties be worth the read? perhaps it is that she was raised by parents that birthed her at home, never saw a doctor, attended a school, and … Continue reading Bookish on: Educated by Tara Westover
I love when I fall backwards into a great book. The kind that opens your eyes to a new world view.
Tis the season to make lists and lists of lists. To begin to think of the New Year. To wipe clean the slate and start new. Reading Challenges will pop up along with list like these. The books I read and loved. My Challenge this year was Growth. Among them was a Newbery Award Winner … Continue reading 2017 – Year In Books & Books
How many time do you read a book and think? Has this been made into a film? It has occurred to me a few times and This one, Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane, seems destined for the big screen. I have never read a Lehane novel nor do I read a lot of the … Continue reading Bookish on: Since We Fell
Non-Fiction titles often have awesome subtitles. This title, Martin Luther: A Biography for the People, could not have been better stated. It is a perfect selection of words, straight forward and to the point, an excellent description of what lies within the cover of this book. I love History. I enjoy Biography's. Especially one such … Continue reading Martin Luther: A Biography for the People