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Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday by Christine Reilly

Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday by Christine Reilly Touchstone ~ April 5, 2016 ~ 336 pages I purchased this book from B&N because I coveted the cover I first discovered this book via Litsy. The cover and the title made me happy. I knew that this book was about family, but I had no […]

#510 ~ The Mermaid of Brooklyn

The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn Published by: Touchstone Published on: April 2, 2013 Page Count: 339 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Giveaway: Touchstone has generously offered one of my lucky readers a complimentary copy of The Mermaid of Brooklyn. […]

#463 ~ Broken Harbor

Broken Harbor by Tana French Published by: Viking Published on: July 24, 2012 Page Count: 464 Genre: Mystery/Thriller My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration. Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook My Review A beautiful young family is almost completely wiped out in an all but abandoned housing development […]

#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 […]

The Marriage Plot Readalong ~ Week 2

Week 2 is finally here. I’ve heard from a couple participants that while it was relatively easy to put the book down after the first section, it’s not as easy after finishing this week’s sections. I hope that everyone is feeling that way at least a little bit. It’s a sign you’re enjoying the book. […]

#358 ~ Trespass

Trespass by Rose Tremain Published by: W. W. Norton & Company Published on: October 2010 Page Count: 253 Genre: Gothic Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased using a gift card Audiobook Published by: AudioGo Narrator: Juliet Stevenson Audiobook Length: 9 hours 51 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and Audiobook ~ paperback version due in October […]

#349 ~ Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb

Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb by George Rabasa Published by: Unbridled Books Published on: April 2011 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: eGalley downloaded from NetGalley Available Formats: Paperback and eBook My Review Adam in not a stable young man. He comes from a well-to-do family, but he is unable to cope […]

#250 ~ South of Broad

South of Broad by Pat Conroy Published by: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Published on: August 2009 Page Count: 528 Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher Availability: hardcover, eBook, and audio book Giveaway: The publisher is graciously allowing me to giveaway one trade paperback copy of South of Broad to […]

Writing The Brothers Boswell ~ A Guest Post by Philip Baruth

When I got offered a copy of The Brothers Boswell by Philip Baruth by Sarah at Soho Press, I knew that this would be a great book for the Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club.  I responded back that I would love a chance to read it and then make that our September selection.  The Brothers […]

#133 ~ The Sister

The Sister by Poppy Adams, read by Juliet Mills Virginia Stone, a 70 year old spinster, lives alone with her moths at Bulburrow Court, her family’s mansion.  She is an eccentric old woman who grew up during WWII and its aftermath.  She is peculiar, most especially about time and tea.  To say she is set […]