“Books might not always be a comfort, but they remind you of what it is to be human and to love.” – When We Meet Again by Caroline Beecham Historical fiction lovers with a passion for books (isn’t that all of us?) need to run out and read this fabulous book!!  I’m not sure how […]

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I jumped at the chance to read Facing The Mountain. Daniel James Brown’s other book, Boys in the Boat, is one of my favorite books.  I host a historical fiction book club. What I like about this author is his ability to create personal connections with history.  I also love to share my books and […]

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TEARS OF AMBER: A Novel By Sofía Segovia Translated by Simon Bruni Amazon Crossing | May 1, 2021 | Historical fiction, International fiction, World War II Historical 496 pp. | ISBN#: 978-1542027918 Buzzfeed calls “Tears of Amber” a “historical fiction book you’re going to love.” Booklist says, “Readers will quickly bond with the families and secondary characters, […]

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Well, Fifty Words for Rain broke my heart, my friends. So be prepared. This review is written between sobs and puffy eyes. I finished Fifty Words for rain just in time to watch the @literati hosted live author interview. This book CRUSHED MY SOUL so I’m looking forward to hearing what the author has to […]

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Wanna get away? The Venice Sketchbook may be just the escape you need. This book instantly transported me to the vibrant streets and canals of Venice with beautiful descriptions of the food, scenery, and lifestyle of the people.  It’s as close to being on vacation as many of us have been in a year! SUMMARY: Just […]

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“Land was something that anchored a person, gave one a life. The idea of it, finding a good life and a place to belong, seduced her as nothing ever had.” – Four Winds, Kristin Hannah Oh, friends. I’m so glad I chose this for #mommaleighellensbookclub February pick. This devastating story made ache, but it left […]

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“and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee saying ‘This is the way, walk ye in it.” – A Dance In Donegal What a perfect book to read for St Patty’s Day! I was able to enjoy this with a full plate of corned beef and cabbage on my lap, so I was fully […]

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The Stills: SYNOPSIS The Stills is the third in Jess Montgomery’s exquisitely written Kinship series, The Stills is a triumph of storytelling by an extraordinary new talent in crime fiction… Ohio, 1927: Moonshining is a way of life in rural Bronwyn County, and even the otherwise upstanding Sheriff Lily Ross has been known to turn a blind […]

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Beauty Among Ruins is a historical romance novel out January 12, 2021. Historical fiction is ALWAYS my go to genre. I love that it helps me escape to another time and place. We get to travel through pages! And meet new friends. Beauty Among Ruins was absolutely lovely! It has all the elements I love […]

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Rebel Daughter is and #ownvoice authored book inspired by an inscription on a 2,000 year old gravestone that is the earliest evidence of Jewish captives brought to Italy.  On the epitaph, the husband begs the living to take care of the remains of his beloved wife.  This sets the tone not only for romance, but […]

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