To Marry an English Lord is presented as a popular history style book that talks about the period of time during the Late Victorian era into the Edwardian era when it became common practice for rich Americans to attempt to net a title through marriage. My copy in particular had a large printed emblem that… Continue reading Non-Fiction : To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacColl and Carol Wallace
Bloom by Kevin Pancetta and Savanna Ganucheau Bloom is a graphic novel, telling the story of Ari who is coming of age in a seaside town. He works in a family bakery but wants to move out to pursue a career in music so he decides to hire someone to replace him. Enter Hector, a… Continue reading Bloom
Best Books of 2018 I generally don’t like making these lists but I thought I’d do a short one for the stuff that sticks in my mind. My husband in particular was interested in what I enjoyed most this year, and got me thinking about it anyway so I thought I’d go through and… Continue reading Best Books of 2018
So Bout of Books is happening again this next week and I figured, why not! I have a few books left on my 'recently acquired' list I want to read and I can certainly pick out a few books on my shelf. I don't know that I'll have time or be able to do the… Continue reading Bout of Books 24 TBR!
2019 Goals My goals this year are going to be simple. I’m focusing on the bigger picture in my life, so I have a lot of goals this year that don’t have to do with reading. There are also some bigger family things hopefully occurring in the latter half of the year so I’m… Continue reading 2019 Reading Goals
I managed to unhaul two bags worth of books in my recent ‘catalog my books’ project. I’ve stopped buying books new unless I’ve tried it (library checkouts, samples online) previously. The used books though, that’s where I hit a hole. These are usually things I’ve heard about or sound interesting or I’ve already read.… Continue reading November & December Haul
So I’ve definitely need the happy endings you will always find in a romance novel (and yes, I’m a member of that camp, it’s not romance if it’s not a happy ending). So I’ve got a few that I’ve read that I thought I’d highlight and talk about. As far as series… Continue reading Romance Roundup