Going Back To Historical Fiction!

Going Back To Historical Fiction!

I recently noticed that I wasn't enjoying my books as much as I used to, and I couldn't figure out why. I'm reading books that come highly recommended or reviewed, but they just aren't resonating with me. After some reflection, I think I have realized the problem: I have veered too far and for too [...]

The Paris Library- Book Review

The Paris Library- Book Review

By: Janet Skeslien Charles My Goodreads Review: 3/5 stars Summary: There are two settings used in The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. Most of the book is set in Paris before and during World War II, through the perspective of Odile, a book-loving librarian who works at the American Library in Paris.   The secondary [...]

A Thousand Ships – Book Review

A Thousand Ships – Book Review

By: Natalie Haynes A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes is my third book from the list of nominees for the Women's Prize for Fiction. I've also read and reviewed Dominicana and Girl, Woman, Other. My brief summary: This book follows the aftermath of the Trojan War, solely from the perspective of the women involved.  Each [...]

The Age of Light – Book Review

The Age of Light – Book Review

This book is an interesting work of fiction because its main characters are based on real people. Parts of their lives have been put together by the author, Whitney Scharer's, imagination. I didn't know this until I had completed the book and began to do some research into the author. I'm not sure how I [...]

My Life in France- Book Review

My Life in France- Book Review

By Julia Child and Alex Prud'Homme My connection to this book: This book is written by Julia Child and her nephew Alex Prud'Homme. I began reading this book because I was about to move my family from Canada to an entirely different continent, Europe. I was very nervous about this move and a bit worried [...]