Montana 1948

Montana 1948 Technically a novella, this book packed a lot of story in just 175 pages.  The premise:  The narrator, David, is an adult, telling the story of the summer he was 12, living in Montana.  His father is the sheriff, his grandfather was previously the sheriff and his uncle is a doctor. It was... Continue Reading →

The Stationary Shop

The Stationary Shop by Marjan Kamali This is such a beautiful book!  I expected the story to be a little lighter than it was, but I’m not complaining!  And, I have to mention, another great epigraph! “They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise.... Continue Reading →

All We Ever Wanted

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin What chaos one photograph can cause.   The Premise: All it took was one inappropriate photo of a passed-out high-school student at a party to wreak havoc on the lives of all those involved. Lyla didn’t think she had drank that much, but ends up passed out at a... Continue Reading →

City of Girls

The City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert This is Gilbert’s newest release, from 2019.  There was a lot of buzz about this one, which sometimes makes me nervous the book isn’t going to live up to the hype. Luckily, it does! The Premise:  Vivian is 89 years old, telling the story of her life living... Continue Reading →

The Adults

The Adults by Caroline Hulse I expected this book to be another light & fluffy holiday read.  And while it wasn’t a deep psychological thriller, it did have me flipping pages wondering what the heck happened!  It also had my heart breaking for what some of the characters were going through. In the end, I... Continue Reading →

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher This was one of my favorite books of 2018, so I decided to re-read so I could refresh my memory and share it with you!  The first time I read this in physical form, so I chose to listen to it in audio the second time. I must say, I... Continue Reading →

Winter Street

Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand I was so excited when I learned that Hilderbrand wrote a Christmas series!  Hilderbrand is known for her summer-y Nantucket stories. They are often feel good books that touch on all the emotions.  Her characters are real, flawed and lovable and I think I read something by her every summer.... Continue Reading →

Christmas Letters

Christmas Letter by Debbie Macomber Who doesn’t love a sweet Debbie Macomber book?  The people that live on Blossom Street are just fabulous!!  Have you read any of her other books? There is a series that starts with a woman opening a yarn store.  It sounds like a bore, but you can't help but fall... Continue Reading →

Skipping Christmas

Skipping Christmas by John Grisham I decided this cute little Christmas book would be a great way to get me into the holiday spirit. I was very curious about it, because I didn’t know John Grisham wrote this type of book.  Then, just a few pages in I was floored...this is Christmas with the Kranks!... Continue Reading →

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