Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Historical Periods

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature brought to you by the ladies at The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is a rewind--we're supposed to pick a past topic that we wanted to do but couldn't (or from a time when we weren't yet blogging). A while back there was a topic about … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Historical Periods

2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge Book #13: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

This book might be familiar to you if you saw this post I did on my literary blind date for Valentine's Day. I was very excited that my surprise book was written by not only one woman but two, and the book itself definitely did not disappoint. The story is told through many perspectives, which … Continue reading 2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge Book #13: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge–Book #5: Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim

I think it's very interesting when authors write about their own families, as I've mentioned before (when discussing Andrea di Robilant. Michele Zackheim was researching this history, thinking she was going to write non-fiction about her distant cousins, but she was swept into the story and characters and wrote something completely different. As you may … Continue reading 2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge–Book #5: Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim