Vera – Review

Lucy’s father has died unexpectedly; she’s still processing this new circumstance that her father, who she loves and had been her companion for many years is no more. As Lucy looks out on the vast sea, she notices a man who approaches. Everard Wemyss, confides in Lucy that he’s lonely and has lost his wife.Continue reading “Vera – Review”

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Daniel Deronda – Review

“It hurts me now to think of your grief. You must not grieve any more for me. It is better – it shall be better with me because I have known you.” To say I was excited by the prospect of reading another book by George Eliot seems an understatement. Middlemarch and Silas Marner areContinue reading “Daniel Deronda – Review”

Island Queen – Book Review

Thank you to the publisher William Morrow for this gifted book. “And don’t you ever take abuse or dim your light because of a fool. You’re remarkable. The rest of us are trying to catch up.” “You have to love yourself for more than a moment, ’cause moments pass.” —Island Queen, Vanessa Riley What book(s)Continue reading “Island Queen – Book Review”

Kyusu (Teapot) Review: Lessons During Tea Time

Steep time with new teaware! Thank you Umi Tea Sets for the gifted teapot! SERIOUSLY Tea Those who know me are well aware I take my tea very seriously. Before pandemic life, if traveling, I pack my own loose tea. If it’s dust in a bag, I’ll kindly pass. #teamlooseleaf everyday. As my tea journeyContinue reading “Kyusu (Teapot) Review: Lessons During Tea Time”

Anne of Green Gables- Review

“Even although we meet as strangers now I still love her with an inextinguishable love. It makes me very sad at times to think about her. But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?” Now I finally know how Anne came to live with Marilla and Matthew. Continue reading “Anne of Green Gables- Review”