June Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

Hello! It’s mid-month, a time I often like to follow the lead of Modern Mrs. Darcy and share quick reviews of what I’ve been reading. A word about these reviews: I generally don’t finish books I don’t like so if a book makes this report I was at least interested enough to read to the end. […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

How has your reading life been lately? I’ve heard from some people who are using the extra time at home to read more, and others who are finding it hard to concentrate. I’ve actually found books to be a much-needed distraction right now. I’ve been reading books, reading about books, buying books, and basically doing […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

After falling into a bit of a reading slump at the end of last year, I now find myself back on track (and that was before our stay at home order left me with even more time to read). Following the lead of Modern Mrs. Darcy, I’m sharing some quick reviews of what I’ve read lately.

Valentine’s Day Book Gifts for Everyone on Your List

For those of us who love books, any occasion is the right occasion to give a book as a gift, and that includes Valentine’s Day. Here are some book ideas for all of the Valentines on your list and maybe one or two for you as well. (Note: this post includes affiliate links. If you […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

My 2019 New Year’s resolution is to read more. I’m keeping track of the books I read on this Pinterest board and on Goodreads. Following the lead of Modern Mrs. Darcy, here are my quick reviews of what I’ve read lately. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly The lives of a New York socialite, a Polish teenager, and a German […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

My 2019 New Year’s resolution is to read more. I’m keeping track of the books I read on this Pinterest board and on Goodreads. Following the lead of Modern Mrs. Darcy, here are my quick reviews of what I’ve read lately. Faithful Place by Tana French Dublin detective Frank Mackey is called back to the old neighborhood to investigate a […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

My New Year’s resolution this year is to read more. Can I tell you how much I’m enjoying it? I’ve read nine books so far in 2019 and I get such a kick out of pinning a new one to this Pinterest board when I’m done. It’s the first thing I do after I’ve finished […]

A Place to Call Home (x 2)

Coffee table books about houses and homes have become one of my favorite things to collect. I look for them at estate sales, ask for them as gifts, and occasionally treat myself to a new one. Two new favorites were released in the last couple of months and – coincidentally – they have the same […]

Summer Book Report

Last week was our public library’s big annual used book sale, which they conveniently hold in the gym of the community college near my house. My mother-in-law and I spent an hour or so browsing through the books, and I came home with the stack pictured above. A couple of notes about my picks: Two […]

July Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

Each month Anne at Modern Mrs. Darcy gives quick reviews of what she’s been reading and invites others to do the same and link up with her. Here are the books that have been keeping me up past my bedtime. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline This was my book club’s book for June and […]