Best of 2019 – Fiction

I’m back with the next installment for my best of 2019, I wanted to wait a few days to share my favorite fiction reads including short stories and historical fiction. Three of the books on this list were published this year. UNMARRIAGEABLE by Soniah Kamal “Jane Austen is ruthless when it comes to drawing-room hypocrisy.Continue reading “Best of 2019 – Fiction”

Seasons by the Book: Q&A with Martha Hall Kelly

Seasons by the Book (SBTB), our seasonal book club, has enjoyed a wonderful start with our first book, Lilac Girls; our discussion and giveaway on Instagram were just a few highlights. To conclude our spring book selection, Cate and I, are happy to share this bonus Q&A with author, Martha Hall Kelly (MHK). We areContinue reading “Seasons by the Book: Q&A with Martha Hall Kelly”

My week in books and tea 6.2.19

Thank you to publishers Harper Books, William Morrow, Penguin Classics and Random House for the free books in this post. Hello summer, you’ve pushed spring away. We aren’t friends right now because you’re yeidling temperatures that are way too HOT. If anyone is looking for me, you’ll find me in a cozy chair with aContinue reading “My week in books and tea 6.2.19”

My week in books and tea 5.5.19

It’s been a long, busy week, so I’m going to jump right in but a few items ICYMI. A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (review) Our African-American Reads for May What I finished reading Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Are you joining the readalong of this book for Seasons by the Book? Lilac Girls wasContinue reading “My week in books and tea 5.5.19”

My week in books and tea 4.28.19

I’ve spent most of the day trying to figure out if I should include my April wrap up info in this post since the month ends in just two days. But I think I will get some books finished so I’ll hold off for now. I can wrap up my tea challenge because I’ve includedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 4.28.19”