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Monday Mini ~ The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters (Audiobook Review)

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I love Sarah Waters. I have enjoyed each and every one of […]

The Best Novels of 2014

Another year has come and gone. This year it left so many wonderful books in it’s wake. I’ve selected 10 books released in 2014 that made me a very happy reader. As I prepared this list it highlighted to me just how hard a time I’ve had this year reviewing. 60% of my list is […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 15 – 17

Spoiler Alert: This post and any comments left on this post may contain spoilers from the Fingersmith in its entirety, including the ending. Fingersmith bookmarks: I finally found the PERFECT things I needed to make the bookmarks at Michaels. Unfortunately, I left the bag in my backseat on a day when I took my daughter […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 11 – 14

Spoiler Alert: This post and any comments left on this post may contain spoilers from Chapters 1 – 14 of Fingersmith. For those who have read ahead of the schedule, please do not include any information about what happens beyond Chapter 14. Let’s get started talking about this week’s reading: This past week did not […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 6 – 10

Spoiler Alert: This post and any comments left on this post may contain spoilers from Chapters 1 – 10 of Fingersmith. For those who have read ahead of the schedule, please do not include any information about what happens beyond Chapter 10. Let’s get started talking about this week’s reading: This week I am almost […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 1 – 5

The Fingersmith read-a-long is finally here! I hope that you are all enjoying the book as much as I am. Quick note about this week’s conversation: I am having a dental procedure this afternoon. I’m not scared of dentists as a rule, but this will involve a scalpel and stitches. I also, knowing it was […]

Fingersmith Read-a-Long

I’ve loved Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet and really enjoyed The Little Stranger. As excited as I am about The Paying Guests (I just started the audiobook narrated by the delicious Juliet Stevenson), I thought it would be fun to read something from her backlist. When the Fingersmith eBook went on sale last month the […]

#325 ~ Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters Published by: Penguin Published on: May 2000 Page Count: 480 Genre: Fiction, Literature My Reading Format: Kindle Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobook Note: This novel is a coming of age story of a lesbian living in Victorian England and contains strong sexual content. It may not be for […]

#227 ~ The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters Dr. Faraday, a bachelor with meager beginnings, is a local family doctor. Normally his clients are from or near his own socioeconomic status, so he was somewhat surprised when he was called to an increasingly run down Hundreds Hall.  It is here where his mother worked as a maid in her […]

Thankfully Reading ~ Day 1 Update

I hope that each and every one of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving (or just a very nice Thursday if you’re not from the US). Our Thanksgiving dinner was a smashing success.  The girls and my mother-in-law were, in fact, flabbergasted by the table.  The girls wanted nothing more than to help spread out the […]