Adult Fiction book review

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

Who do You Love is a touching love story, and a well-written book about second chances and how the past can truly shape the present. It is the story of Rachel and Andy, who happen to meet in a hospital waiting room when they are 8 years old. Rachel is no stranger to hospitals, because she was… Continue reading Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

Adult Fiction book review

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

The Japanese Lover will be published November 3, 2015. This was such a beautiful story that I was fortunate to come across and read. It reminded me quite a bit of another historical fiction book which I absolutely loved called Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey. Like in Grey's book, The Japanese Lover alternates… Continue reading The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

YA book review

The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

I saw a lot of early buzz about this book, so I decided to give it a try. It's not normally the type of YA fiction that I would read or enjoy, but I did enjoy this story quite a bit. It reminded me a little bit of We Were Liars by E. Lockhart as well… Continue reading The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

Children's Book Review · Children's Picture Book · Picture Book · Read Aloud Book

The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt

I haven't yet reviewed any children's picture books on this particular blog, but this book was so fantastic that I couldn't resist! As a children's Librarian, I see a ton of children's books pass through my office, and the Crayon series by Drew Dewalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers are some of the best. The first… Continue reading The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt

Adult Fiction book review

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

First of all; one of the reasons I wanted to read this book was the clever title. We've all heard the old rhyme "In a dark, dark wood, there was a dark, dark house, and in that dark, dark house, etc." The title alone sets up a creepy atmosphere. At the beginning of the book,… Continue reading In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Adult Fiction book review

Circling the Sun by Paula McClain

Circling the Sun is a historical fiction account of the life of Beryl Markham, with much of the story line based on true events. The setting is early 1920's Africa, namely the various colonies of Kenya. I loved this book so much! I really enjoyed reading about Beryl's story and would loved to have known… Continue reading Circling the Sun by Paula McClain

Adult Fiction Cover Reveal · Adult Fiction Giveaway

Fall of Poppies Cover Reveal & Giveaway

Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War by Heather Webb, Hazel Gaynor, Beatriz Williams, Jennifer Robson, Jessica Brockmole, Kate Kerrigan, Evangeline Holland, Lauren Willig, Marci Jefferson William Morrow Trade Paperback; March 1, 2016; $14.99; Barnes & Noble / Amazon / IndieBound / Books-a-Million Top voices in historical fiction deliver an intensely moving collection of short stories about loss, longing, and… Continue reading Fall of Poppies Cover Reveal & Giveaway