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#395 ~ A Year and Six Seconds

A Year and Six Seconds: A Love Story by Isabel Gillies Published by: Voice Published on: August 2011 Page Count: 256 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the narrator for consideration Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Karen White Audiobook Length: 6 hours 48 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and Audiobook […]

#393 ~ First You Try Everything

First You Try Everything by Jane McCafferty Published by: Harper Published on: January 17, 2012 Page Count: 288 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook My Review When offered the opportunity to review First You Try Everything, there was just something about the […]

#388 ~ The Odds

The Odds: A Love Story by Stewart O’Nan Published by: Penguin Group Published on: January 19, 2012 Page Count: 192 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: eGalley requested from NetGalley Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook My Review Art Fowler, a middle aged man, has lost his job and his life is falling apart. He and his […]

#369 ~ Townie

Townie by Andre Dubus III Published by: W. W. Norton & Company Published on: February 28, 2011 Page Count: 400 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook sent to me by Blackstone Audio for consideration Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Andre Dubus III Audiobook Length: 14 hours 34 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and audiobook (paperback […]

#324 ~ Sea Change

Sea Change by Jeremy Page Published by: Viking Adult Published on: December 2010 Page Count: 288 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook sent to me for review by Blackstone Audio Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: John Lee Audiobook Length: 9 hours 1 minute Available Formats: Harcover, audiobook, eBook My Review The death of a […]

#280 ~ Good Enough To Eat

Good Enough to Eat by Stacey Ballis Published by: Berkley (Penguin Group) Published on: September 2010 Page Count: 320 pages Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher Available Formats: Paperback and eBook My Review Good Enough to Eat is the story of Melanie Hoffman, a 30-something Chicago professional who, […]

#182 ~ The Goodbye Cousins

The Goodbye Cousins by Maggie Leffler Di, short for Diotima, was born in Pittsburgh.  After her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage when she was eleven, her psychic mother kidnapped her and took her to Europe.  There, she was constantly on the move. Her mother loved her, but she moved around a lot and never […]

#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 […]

#91 ~ Rabies Mom

Rabies Mom by Pat Carroll and Jack McGowan This book tells the story of Pat Carroll’s failed marriage to Jeanine, a mentally unstable alcoholic and drug addict, and the toll it took on his six children. Shannon, the fourth of six, paid the ultimate price for her mother’s negligence. She died of rabies in a […]

#60 ~ Eat, Pray, Love

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert I don’t typically read books about food. For whatever reason, I get bored reading paragraphs filled with nothing but food preparatory details. Knowing this about myself, I never considered even picking up this book off of the shelf to […]