Category Archives: General fiction

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig – a Book Review

For the #3 spot on the 52 book reading challenge, the selection is “Goodreads winner in 2020.” The top spot for favorite fiction selection was The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig. This is the first Haig novel I’ve … Continue reading

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The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary – a Book Review

After finishing this book, I’ve decided to count this as my summer read on my reading challenge. It has the requisite amount of light feel-good fun that I think of when considering summer reads, and there was even a beach … Continue reading

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab – A Book Review

“Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” –V.E. Schwab, Invisible Life of Addie LaRue V.E. Schwab, who has also published under Victoria Schwab, is a very busy author. In the past decade, she has gifted the … Continue reading

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The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty – A Book Review

Liane Moriarty is one of those novelists whose work I eagerly anticipate. Her characters are always refreshingly human, quirky, and endearingly flawed. The plots of her books are unique, and each one is typically infused with a great mix of … Continue reading

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Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – Book Review

Oh my, this review is bound to be a bit different. I’m also not planning to spend a whole lot of time on this one. Lately I feel like I’ve read a lot of great books. And, by nature, I’m … Continue reading

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Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende – A Book Review

In 2020, I felt like I saw Isabel Allende popping up everywhere. She stays relevant by having a presence in pop culture, making guest appearances in major television shows like Jane the Virgin, in which she confronted her own real … Continue reading

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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner – Book Review

At first glance, I could tell this book was right up my alley. Badass women, trips down deep back corridors of the darkened streets of historic London, and a bit of a mystery to sweeten the pot. As for the … Continue reading

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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – A Book Review

If you could sum this book up in one line, it would probably be: Idiots are people too. As usual, Backman presents us with startling truths in a way that also brings a smile to our faces. His writing is … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – March 17, 2021 #bookishmemes #wwwwednesday

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday. This is a meme now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we answer three questions and leave a link in the comments sharing our own posts … Continue reading

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The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson – Book Review

I have yet to do an update for my reading challenge, which is on my To-Do list, but my To-Do list is about a mile long so some things have gotten pushed aside. That being said, I have managed to … Continue reading

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