56 Days

56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard The Premise: 56 days ago Clara and Oliver met at a grocery store in Dublin. Things seem to be going well, but there is this thing called COVID-19 happening (heard of it?). After just a couple weeks of dating they learn that the city is going on lockdown. Rather... Continue Reading →

The Whispering House

The Whispering House by Elizabeth Brooks If you love a gothic novel in the style of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, give this one a try. Just a little bit nerve wracking, without being scary. The Premise - Freya's sister died 5 years ago. When Freya discovers a portrait of her sister in a house she'd... Continue Reading →

Young Jane Young

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin I thought this was a re-read.  I SWORE I read this book before. However, none of it was familiar.  I must have just planned to read it, but never actually picked it up! Well, I’m glad I decided to “pick it up again”, because I really enjoyed it.  Politics,... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Sunlight

100 Days of Sunlight by Abbie Emmons “When life knocks you down...Get up.” I’m not a huge YA (young adult) fan, but I thoroughly enjoyed this one! The Premise: Tessa was in a car accident, causing her to lose her vision.  The doctors suspect it will be temporary, but the thought of approximately 100 days... Continue Reading →

Class Mom

Class Mom by Laurie Gelman Need a good chuckle?  Class Mom is funny and charming and cracked me up! The Premise: Jen has 2 older children from previous relationships, and is now married with a third child, in Kindergarten. She is a wise ass with a great sense of humor, has had a less than... Continue Reading →

Good Company

Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Oh the trials and tribulations of marriages and friendships!  This book is full of them. The Premise - We meet 2 couples, Flora & Julian and Margot & David.  Sweeney weaves a story, switching between their individual stories in both the past and current day.  We watch the couple... Continue Reading →

The Paris Library

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles Two words I love in a title…Paris and Library.  This book couldn’t lose!  It’s a great piece of Historical Fiction about the American Library in Paris. The Premise – Told in 2 timelines. We learn about Odile who is working as a librarian at the American Library in... Continue Reading →

People We Meet on Vacation

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry Last year I read Henry’s book Beach Read and loved it.  As a matter of fact, I just re-read that to see if it was as good as I remembered (it was).  Beach Read was an ‘enemies to lovers’ romantic trop.  People We Meet on Vacation is... Continue Reading →

28 Summers – reread

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand This was a re-read for me.  It is by far my favorite Elin Hilderbrand book, and I have read many!  I love the way she take a light beachy story and adds such believable characters that pull at my heart strings. Here is the link to my previous post on... Continue Reading →

Ten Beach Road

Ten Beach Road by Wendy Wax I love beachy books in the summer.  This book is on the Modern Mrs Darcy Summer Reading List and I had to pick it up.  I must say, it was not at all what I was expecting, it was even better. The Premise: Three strangers (Maddie, Avery and Nikki)... Continue Reading →

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