My week in books and tea 7.14.19

Enjoying several fun outings throughout the week proved to be just what I needed. I feel like it got me out of a bit of a rut but also reminded me to look for something in each day to be grateful for. Like those moments in the car when I’m riding home and have theContinue reading “My week in books and tea 7.14.19”

Their Eyes Were Watching God – Review

I remember when I read this book shortly after college; I loved it but alas, here I am 15 years later and couldn’t remember any of the details and why I enjoyed the book. I decided a reread was in order and determined I would not put off for later what I can do now.Continue reading “Their Eyes Were Watching God – Review”

Ethan Frome – Review

“Sickness and trouble that’s what Ethan’s has his plate full up with, ever since the very first helping.” The book introduces us to Ethan Frome, an aged man with a noticeable limp and a very quiet and melancholy disposition. Just like the narrator wonders, who is this man and how did he end up thisContinue reading “Ethan Frome – Review”

Boardwalk Summer- Review

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the author, Meredith Jaeger, in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Boardwalk Summer is told in alternating POVs from the past and present, and I wondered how the life of Violet Hastings (1940), a beautiful young woman with aspirationsContinue reading “Boardwalk Summer- Review”

The 15 in 31 Reading Challenge – Completed

Disclaimer : I received free copies of Dear Mrs. Bird, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore (Scribner), and How to Love a Jamaican (Random House) from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. Yes, I might have temporarily lost my reading mind friends but on the final day of July I’d managed to readContinue reading “The 15 in 31 Reading Challenge – Completed”