#461 ~ The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Published by: Faber and Faber Published on: May 1989 Page Count: 245 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by Tantor Audio for consideration Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Simon Prebble Audiobook Length: 8 hours 13 minutes Audio Sample: You can find a sample […]

#445 ~ The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman Published by: Scribner Published on: July 31, 2012 Page Count: 352 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy picked up at BEA Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook My Review Tom Sherbourne survived World War II physically, but he returns to Australia with deep emotional wounds. He takes […]

#337 ~ The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi Published by: Sterling Publishing Published on: November 2010 Page Count: 256 Genre: Non-Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible.com outside of my monthly credits Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 7 hours Available Formats: paperback, eBook, audiobook Background It has been […]

#271 ~ How to Be an American Housewife

How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway Published by: Putnam Published on: August 5, 2010 Page Count: 288 Genre: Women’s Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sen to me by the publisher to make it possible for me to participate in this book tour Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook Today it is my great […]

#246 ~ Fireworks Over Toccoa

Fireworks Over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff Published by: Thomas Dunne Books Published on: March 30, 2010 Page Count: 272 Genre: Romance / Historical Fiction Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher Availability: Hardcover and audio book My Review I don’t read many straight romance novels.  It’s not that I have anything against reading about […]

#226 ~ The Glass Room

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer Viktor and Liesel Landauer are newlyweds in a plum position in Czechoslovakia prior to the stirrings of World War II.  They have land given to them by Liesel’s parents.  That, along with Viktor’s wealth from his automobile company, provides them the opportunity to conceive of and bring to life […]

#225 ~ Shanghai Girls

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See Today it is my great pleasure to be Lisa See’s host on her TLC Book Tour for her novel, Shanghai Girls.  I would like to thank her publisher for sending me a review copy.  Please see the end of my review for a list of the blogs who are on this […]

#221 ~ The Mistress ~ DNF

* This post is brought to you by the nearly 2 feet of snow Mother Nature brought our area over the weekend. Since I couldn’t be out doing last minute Christmas stuff, I spent some time catching up on my reviews. * The Mistress by Philippe Tapon I signed up for the War Through The […]

#166 ~ Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Happy Memorial Day everyone! I am happy to be Jamie Ford’s tour host today as part of his Pump Up Your Book Promotion blog tour. I won a signed ARC copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet from Marcia at The Printed Page last year and have been looking for an opportunity […]

#163 ~ The Story of a Marriage

The Story of a Marriage by Andrew Sean Greer Pearlie loves Holland. She has since they were growing up  in Kentucky, before he went into service during World War II.  Despite all odds, they run into each other in San Francisco after the war. Holland is hesitant to start a relationship, but eventually he gives […]