The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

I wasn’t going to write about this book, but then I watched the movie and for some reason it made me feel like I needed to talk about it. I thought that I didn’t have much to say, but it’s so well written and I really enjoyed getting to know the characters that I thought… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

“Do you know the best feeling in the world? … It's reading a book, loving every second of it, then turning to the front and discovering that the writer wrote fourteen zillion others. Abbi Waxman created a knockout romance. It’s funny, adorable, and relatable. The main character Nina Hill is an introvert who can’t quite… Continue reading The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Books I Enjoyed In 2019

I realized that at the end of 2018 I wrote a list of books that I recommended (but didn't blog about) but that I hadn't written one for 2019, so here is that list. NF stands for non-fiction. 1. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles- not sure why I didn't blog about this book… Continue reading Books I Enjoyed In 2019

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

This non-fiction book by Rebecca Skloot is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. If science and people interest you then this is a no brainer. The story is about a black woman named Henrietta Lacks (HeLa) whose cells turned out to be exactly what science needed, a miracle. Her cells (taken from… Continue reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Author Spotlight: Ann Patchett

Bad news first followed by good... Understandably a prolific writer can't hit a high note every book they write but Commonwealth by Ann Patchett was unfortunately a big disappointment to me. I love all the other works I've read by her.* It's interesting because in general the book was very good. The plot was fine:… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Ann Patchett