July & August – Reads

I mentioned on Books and Tea this weekend about upcoming buddy reads so I wanted to share them here. Let me know if you’re interested in any of them. Summer by Edith Wharton For our ‘Seasons by the Book’ club, we’ve selected one of the author’s lesser known works, but controversial when examining the lifeContinue reading “July & August – Reads”

My week in books and tea 6.9.19

This week is about books of mass distraction. Many of the books I read this week are not from my monthly TBR, but I’m completely OK with that. I’ll tell you why soon…. What I finished reading The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell was a perfect book to snuggle up with this rainy weekend. IContinue reading “My week in books and tea 6.9.19”

The Winter of Our Discontent – Review

I’m making my way through my Steinbeck’s and this year started with the read of The Winter of Our Discontent. I went into reading this book without much of an idea regarding what the book was about. I picked up this vintage like edition several years ago at a secondhand store simply because it wasContinue reading “The Winter of Our Discontent – Review”

My week in books and tea 1.20.19

So here we are at the end of the week of reading (and drinking) along with some meaningful conversation with fellow bloggers. I have FINALLY figured out I can be a bit more spontaneous about posting and I can work on getting back to some of the things I had planned for this blog whenContinue reading “My week in books and tea 1.20.19”

The Red Pony – Review

“Course he knows it. Jesus Christ! Man, can’t you see how he’d feel about it?” Steinbeck has quickly become one of my favorite authors. My expectations remain very high after my first encounter with his work a few years ago when I read East of Eden. This short novella, The Red Pony, does not disappointContinue reading “The Red Pony – Review”