The Gilded Years – Review

“I need to keep up the act that I have been keeping up successfully for three years. You are allowed to have your own identity. I have to create mine.” -The Gilded Years, Karin Tanabe The moment you realize the book you’re reading has your mind spinning, your heart racing with the gravity of aContinue reading “The Gilded Years – Review”

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”

Books and Tea – October

Missed sharing this over the weekend because I had too much fun hosting a game night that sort of turned into a tea drinking game night. I planned to share it earlier this week, but here we are at Friday. So here we are, a recap of what I’ve read in October. Where the CrawdadsContinue reading “Books and Tea – October”

My week in books and tea 10.27.19

Doesn’t it seem like, 30 minutes ago, it was Friday evening and now, a few hours later, we’re at Sunday night? I’m trying to figure out why the weekend isn’t an equal number of days to the work week. Things you think about over tea as you get ready for Monday… Pup update: I sharedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.27.19”

My week in books and tea 10.20.19

Some weeks in reading can feel like a feast and other weeks feel more like an appetizer. This was an appetizer week since I’m reading a little bit of everything and enjoying myself. What I finished reading Ask Again, Yes introduces us to the Glessons and the Stanhopes, with the husband’s, Francis and Brian, rookieContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.20.19”