February Wrap Up

*Reviews may contain spoilers. Palm Trees in the Snow by Luz Gabàs (translated by Noel Hughes) This is one of those instances where I saw the movie first. I had stumbled upon the foreign film on Netflix a few years ago and really enjoyed watching it. I had immediately tried searching for the novel the film was …

January Haul

My Book of the Month Club selections for January include: The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna Free Kindle download: Twist of Faith by Ellen J. Green Kindle Downloads: Paris Time Capsule by Ella Carey

January Wrap Up

*Reviews may contain spoilers. I just realized I never posted my January wrap up or haul. Oops... Better late than never, right? Seven books isn't too shabby considering my slump in 2017! Always Red by  Isabelle Ronin - 3 Stars Having just finished Chasing Red, I naturally needed to find out what the outcome of …

December Wrap Up

*Reviews may contain spoilers. I did not finish my Goodreads goal this year. I did not even come close. I only read 42 out of 70 books. This is the first time I have not finished since I started setting a goal. I would like to think that meant I was out living life having grand …

December Haul

My Book of the Month Club selections for December include: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman The Alienist by Caleb Carr I felt compelled to purchase this because I keep seeing previews for the new tv adaptation. Kindle download: Palm Trees in the Snow by Luz …

November Wrap Up

*Reviews may contain spoilers. The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett - 3 Stars When I stumble upon this book I pictured a modern day mystery mixed with Annonymous. I enjoyed the book, however, I found some of Peter's storyline repetitive. I also had a little trouble remembering who was who in the flashbacks. Overall, it was …

November Haul

My Book of the Month Club selections for November include: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman Bonfire by Krysten Ritter Free Kindle download: The Unkillable Kitty O'Kane by Colin Falconer I have to say I am very excited to read Uncommon Type!

FLO

Day Thirteen  This morning I slept in a bit while Barbara went grocery shopping at the market. She made plans to prepare a dinner for Mady, Sami and myself. Unfortunately, I was attacked by mosquitos during the night. The bites are small though and I hope they disappear soon. After having a pastry and a …

October Wrap Up

*Reviews may contain spoilers. Ghouls Rush In by H. P. Mallory - 2 Stars Ghouls Rush In could best be described as a rom-com meets supernatural sci-fi. It is an easy read that doesn't take a lot of brain power. Peyton has recently divorced her California lawyer husband and moved to New Orleans, swearing off …