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#504 ~ Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn Published by: Crown Publishing Group Published on: July 31, 2007 Page Count: 272 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Paperback edition purchased using my #RH300K gift card Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Related Review: Gone Girl Note: The term “messed up” is used below as a substitute for the more vulgar […]

6th Blogoversary Bookmark Giveaway

While in Chicago for my goddaughter’s baptism – let’s stop for a second and admire little Charlotte. Isn’t she a doll baby? Back to the point… I met up with Julie from JulzReads for some drinks, crafting, and bookish conversation. The crafting was based on something from Pinterest that Julie tweeted. We picked up some […]

#490 ~ Parlor Games

Parlor Games by Title by Maryka Biaggio Published by: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Published on: January 15, 201 Page Count: 352 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: eGalley provided to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook My Review May Dugas just sees herself as a woman in pursuit of her […]

#422 ~ No One in the World

No One in the World by E. Lynn Harris and RM Johnson Published by: Simon & Schuster Published on: June 2011 Page Count: 320 Genre: Urban Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the Tantor Audio for review for the Armchair Audies Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Alan Bomar Jones Audiobook Length: […]

#350 ~ The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Published by: Random House Published on: February 2011 Page Count: 320 Genre: JHistorical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased with Audible credits Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie Audiobook Length: 11 hours 21 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and audiobook My Review Hadley Richardson lived a […]

Thankful Blogger, Reader, Friend, Sister, Wife and Mother

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers.  Whether you’re an American or not, I hope your day is relaxing and full of joy. Last weekend I had one of the best weekends in a very long time.  I want to take the time to highlight some of the events that I’ll always be thankful for: […]

#185 ~ Hedge Fund Wives

Hedge Fund Wives by Tatiana Boncompagni Hedge Fund Wives, Tatiana Boncompagni’s second novel, tells the story of Marcy Emerson, a midwestern girl who moves to New York City with her husband as he begins his career in hedge funds.  Although Chicago is anything but a small town, but she is not prepared for the cut […]

#134 ~ Loving Frank

Loving Frank by Nancy Horan In search of a home of his own, Mr. Edwin Cheney of Chicago convinced his wife Mamah to agree to commissioning a local American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, to design and build their family home. Mr. Cheney gained his house, but he couldn’t have known that he would ultimately lose […]

An Interview with Robin Gerber

On March 12, I had the opportunity to speak with Robin Gerber about her new novel, Eleanor vs. Ike. She was on her way to a fund raiser for Hillary Clinton in Hyde Park that evening, but she graciously took the time to speak with me. After having read the book, it was wonderful to […]