The House in the Cerulean Sea

The book that scooped me up and gave me back the gift of reading. SYNOPSIS Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world. Arthur Parnassus is the master of... Continue Reading →

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Thank goodness for Matt Haig. His newest book, The Midnight Library, I deliberately held over until 2021 to ring in the New Year. Thankfully, I had it to keep me company Wednesday while I watched the White House siege. Unbelievable news and videos that still have me reeling make me more thankful than ever for... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Books of 2020

My goal was to read 120 books this year and I managed to read 166. Actually, I'm hoping to make that 167 by finishing D-Day Girls today. I had two reading slumps where I laid in bed for hours at a time watching Netflix instead of sleeping but, honestly, thanks to my fellow bloggers I... Continue Reading →

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

This enormous story goes by quickly as you become more and more connected to David, his friends, and family. Even Dicken's viewed this book as his best and I couldn't agree more. SYNOPSIS Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens's own life. Its eponymous hero, orphaned... Continue Reading →

Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

No book in 2020 has captured my attention and my imagination like this work of historical fiction. Jess Kidd's story took me back through time and challenged my reality in a book I simply could not put down. SYNOPSIS Bridie Devine, female detective extraordinaire, is confronted with the most baffling puzzle yet: the kidnapping of... Continue Reading →

Red White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston was voted the Winner of Goodread's Best Romance for 2019. I saw this book everywhere lately and found that I couldn't resist diving into it myself. SYNOPSIS What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz... Continue Reading →

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