Helen Rappaport: The Romanov Sisters

They were the Princess Dianas of their day—perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of the early twentieth century. The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses—Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov—were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. Over the years, the story of the

Jandy Nelson: The Sky is Everywhere

Adrift after her sister Bailey’s sudden death, Lennie finds herself torn between quiet, seductive Toby—Bailey’s boyfriend who shares her grief—and Joe, the new boy in town who bursts with life and musical genius. Each offers Lennie something she desperately needs… though she knows if the two of them collide her whole world will explode. Join

#NaBloWriMo Week Four Sunday Wrap Up!

Last Sunday Wrap Up of November! (Even though I technically have a week left of #NaBloWriMo.) I didn’t read near as many books this month as I thought I would–I was way busier than I expected. But, I HAVE managed to get a post in every day, which I was worried about. I have a

Jeff Wilser: Book of Joe

The ultimate guide to America’s favorite vice president, filled with all of the key moments, all of the lessons, and none of the malarkey. The aviators. The Amtrak. The ice cream cones. The memes. Few politicians are as iconic, or as beloved, as Joe Biden. Now, in The Book of Joe, Biden fans will finally have the

Isabel Allende: The House of the Spirits

Here, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave, and one you will not forget. Esteban — The patriarch,

WWW Wednesday 11/22/2017 #NaBloWriMo Edition

What are you currently reading? A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica Cluess For Study:  Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (FINALLY SOMETHING DIFFERENT!)   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) Sweet Tea and Sympathy by Molly Harper Z by Therese Anne Fowler The

#NaBloWriMo Week Three Sunday Wrap Up!

Can you believe it’s already almost the end of November? I’ve spent my week off buried in books–four finished ones! I also completed my Goodreads goal:   Here’s the lineup of reviews I’ve had for you this week: Chronicles of a Liquid Society by Umberto Eco The City of Brass by SA Chakraborty Difficult Women
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