Monthly Archives: November 2015

Top Ten 2015

The Buried Giant Claude and Camille I Regret Everything The House of Silk A Moveable Feast Go Set a Watchman The Marriage of Opposites The Land of Steady Habits The Canterbury Sisters Our Souls at Night Advertisements

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Power

Wars of the Roses: Margaret of Anjou by Conn Iggulden is historical fiction based on the life of King Henry VI and his french-born Queen, Margaret. This is a bloody tale of the period when Henry VI was mentally impaired … Continue reading

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Expert Advice

It recently came to my attention that Penguin Publishers created a hotline for anyone seeking book recommendations! What a brilliant idea for gift-giving or your personal use!  I love it! Here is the link: http://www.penguin.com/penguinhotline/

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Yearning To Be Free

A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka by Lev Golinkin is an inspirational memoir written by a young Russian Jew about his family’s emigration to the U.S. in the early 90’s. The story begins in the former USSR … Continue reading

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Paris

The tragic, senseless attacks yesterday in Paris have left me deeply saddened and troubled. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Essence

Like Family by Paolo Giordano was delivered to my¬†doorstep and read during the month which will mark the my late sister Joan’s 64th birthday. It will be the first since her passing in May of this year. The irony of … Continue reading

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Nowhere to Hide

Saving Grace by Anthony Doerr was published in 2009. After loving his award-winning novel earlier this year, I wanted to read more of his work. I didn’t expect this story to be anything like All the Light We Cannot See, … Continue reading

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