My week in books and tea 8.25.19

How is there just one week in August left? Hard to believe. I posted a review for The Twelve Tribes of Hattie here. I’m looking forward to the long weekend this week to attend my annual book festival. But until then here’s how this week turned out. What I finished The Myth of Perpetual SummerContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.25.19”

Stand by Your Truth -Review

I’ve been a fan of Rickey Smiley’s comedy for many years. I’ve even seen one of his comedy shows in person. I listen to his radio show, I’ve seen his reality TV show, Rickey Smiley For Real, and I always have a lot of good stomach hurting laughter. So when I saw this book atContinue reading “Stand by Your Truth -Review”

Educated – Review

“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.” I received a review copy from @netgalley in exchange for an unbiased review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As we grow up our livesContinue reading “Educated – Review”

The Victorian and the Romantic – Review

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Doubleday Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I had never encountered a writer who could fill a page so entirely with herself, and haven’t since. Mrs. Gaskell is witty, and cutting, and sharp, and hilarious, and gossipy,Continue reading “The Victorian and the Romantic – Review”