Where the Crawdads Sing – Review

“Autumn leaves don’t fall; they fly. They take their time and wander on this, their only chance to soar. Reflecting sunlight, they swirled and sailed and fluttered on the wind drafts.” The book opens in 1969- Chase Andrews is found in the marsh of Barkley Cove, North Carolina, DEAD. Was it an accident or wasContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing – Review”

Where are the books and tea? – an update

It’s been over a month since I’ve shared something on the blog. I’ve missed sharing content and chatting, but being honest, I’ve just been tired. I’ve also fallen into a bit of a rut. I’ve been questioning my content–is it too predictable, is this too much? I’ve over analyzed reviews which means I have manyContinue reading “Where are the books and tea? – an update”

Excellent Women – Review

“I felt that I needed to get away from all the problems—mostly other people’s—with which I had been worries in the last few months. If I could look at them from a distance they might solve themselves.” This charming and delightful book introduces us to Mildred, a single unmarried woman who falls into the categoryContinue reading “Excellent Women – Review”

My week in books and tea 8.18.19

Getting back on track with life this week hadn’t been easy. I’ve been tempted to take a note from one of my recent reads, The Solitary Summer, pack up my books and tea, and spend the rest of the summer (perhaps some of the fall) to enjoy the simple things, reading and drinking. I’ve convincedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.18.19”

My week in books and tea 8.11.19

This week’s editon is different for a few reasons. I’ve been out of town and read very little while away. I’m still a bit jet lagged so trying to formulate complete thoughts could potentially go awry. As I thought about jumping back into the weekly post routine, I wanted to try this instead. Since I’veContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.11.19”