Hello Roma!

Day Fifteen  There is nothing like a chilled brisk walk to start your day. With our luggage in tow, we made our way past the Duomo through the streets of Florence to the train station. Barbara once again packed us a picnic for the train; another delicious prosciutto sandwich! The ride was about an hour and …

February Haul

My Book of the Month Club selections for February include: The Broken Girls by Simone St. James Hunger by Roxanne Gay The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Free Kindle download: White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey 

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 …