Hey Readers, this summer has been one for the ages. I have gone through so much this summer and you can tell by some of my book choices seen (below). I’m here to give you a brief review of the four listed here.
Title: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Author: Phaedra Patrick
Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden.
Title: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Published: : February 3rd 2015 by St. Martin’s Press Genres: Historical Fiction Pages: 440 Format: Ebook Source: Overdrive Where to Get: Libraries, Amazon, B&N, Summary: From Goodreads Despite their differences, sisters Vianne and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Vianne is content with life in the French countryside with her […]
Title: The Amateurs by Sara Shepard Published: : November 1st 2016 Disney-Hyperion Genres: Mystery, Young Adult Pages: 320 Format: Ebook Source: Advanced Reader Copy Where to Get: Libraries, Amazon, B&N, Summary: From Sara Shepard Website Five years ago, high school senior Helena Kelly disappeared from her backyard in Dexby, Connecticut, never to be heard from again. Her family was left without answers–without any […]
I’m Reading…. Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. This book had me scared for my life but in an eye-opening way. It made me wonder what would I do if this situation ever happened.
I read Fever by Mary Beth Keane with my book club last month. The book is about Mary Mallon aka “Typhoid Mary.” The book is broken up into three parts. The first part introduces the reader to Mary Mallon and she is working at a family’s home when it is brought to her attention that […]
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion was a great romantic comedy novel. I usually do not ready romantic comedies but this was an exception to the rule. If you are familiar with Sheldon Cooper then you will have no problem with Don Tillman. He is Sheldon’s long lost Australian brother. Don is extremely organized and […]
The Supremes’ at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat was a beautiful gem of book. Reading the first few pages I was kind of wary of this book. However, as I read on I wanted to know more about the Supremes, Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean. The Supremes had been the best of friends since high school going through […]
I really enjoyed this book. I will say the beginning when the two main characters, Sarah Grimke and Hetty “Handful” Grimke were young was slow but very telling. As they two characters progressed in the age the story started to pick up steam. Sarah Grimke is the ugly-duckling of the Grimke family, slaveholders in the […]
Where You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple is an adventurous book, taking the reader on a topsy-turvy journey about Bernadette Fox. The main character Bernadette Fox is a complicated character to say the least. She was a promising architect well on her way to world recognition. However, something horrible happens, a prize building she was […]