Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 7th, 2018 Format: Kindle Length: 368 pages Description from Goodreads: In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their … Continue reading Book Review: The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis
Last week, I made a list of books that are made for Gryffindors, and this week I get to show off my house pride by sharing five books made for Ravenclaws. Fly, eagles, fly! Ravenclaws value wit, learning, and wisdom, and here are five books that highlight those values. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict … Continue reading 5 books that Ravenclaws will love
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: MemoirPublication Date: May 14, 2019Format: KindleLength: 288 pagesDescription from Goodreads: In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France, star of Netflix’s smash-hit QUEER EYE tells his origin story for the first time. With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan reveals what it was like to grow … Continue reading ARC Review: Naturally Tan by Tan France
Rating: ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: January 16, 2018 Format: Audiobook Length: ~8 hours (283 pages) Description from Goodreads: In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. Looking for a way out, she seeks employment as a lady's maid in … Continue reading Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
I know we're already a few days into the month, but I just read Kaleena's post on how to stay up to date on new releases, and it was super helpful. I always thought that staying on top of new releases would be a complicated and daunting task, but it turns out it's super easy! … Continue reading February releases that I’m excited for
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: February 3, 2015 Format: Audiobook Length: ~17 hours Description from Goodreads: France, 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, … Continue reading Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
I am so excited for this month's Top 5 Tuesday topics: Hogwarts houses! I'll admit that I've been pretty down on Harry Potter ever since the second Fantastic Beasts movie came out. But no matter how annoyed I am at where the fandom is headed these days, Harry Potter will always hold a special place … Continue reading 5 books that are perfect for Gryffindors
Last week, I grumbled about not having Internet, which led to me deciding that over the weekend, I would have myself a little reading marathon since there wouldn't be much else I could do for entertainment. I promised I would share my results, so here they are. I have to admit, I was hesitant to … Continue reading Read-a-thon results!
My Internet is down! We haven't had Internet in a few days now and haven't really had the chance to have someone come fix it. Hopefully this weekend we can get it addressed, though I don't know if they'll even send someone out on the weekend. Big sad face. Just kidding. It's mostly fine. The … Continue reading Mini weekend read-a-thon!
Despite her importance in modern medicine, I'd never heard of Henrietta Lacks. This book tells the story of the woman behind the HeLa cells and her family.