Love Marriage by Monica Ali is one of my best surprise reads of the year. I can’t remember why I picked it up – maybe […]
There’s a new genre of fiction emerging – COVID Lit. Two of the last few books I’ve read have commenced with the “shelter in place” orders that came in March 2020. And this is where Elizabeth Strout places Lucy Barton from her Amgash Series in Lucy by the Sea, the fourth in the series.
Reader beware! If last year was a peak in 4-star ratings for our book club, this year may have been a valley. That said, it […]
Here it is – my Book Club’s 2022-2023 Short List Book Selections! Thanks to all who contributed their thoughts on the Facebook post of my […]
The Sea, The SeaThis Booker Award winner from 1978 is the story of Charles Arrowby, a retired theater director who leaves London and rents a […]
The years are flying. It doesn’t feel like it has been that long since posting last year’s book club long-list and subsequent short-list, but here […]
This isn’t your normal recipe post. Sometimes the stars align, and I get to host my book club when we’re reading something that really lends […]
I had the privilege of being a guest on Lisa Hedger’s podcast Everyone Loved it but Me about Kristin Hannah’s The Four Winds. Whether or not you liked The Four Winds, the conversation is worth a listen. We talk about the book’s shortcomings, but we also address where it has merit.
It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Dickens’ infamous intro pretty much sums up this past year with our Book […]
It feels like our book club is getting more and more expert at selecting books. This year, we’ll finish with eight of our eleven books […]