Tag Archives: book review

Reading Challenge Update Apr 2021 – #52Books52 Weeks #readingchallenge

I’ve made quite a lot of progress on my 52 books reading challenge, hosted by Rachael over at The Booklist Queen. In April and this first week of May I’ve been able to successfully catch up so that I’m no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Willow Wren by Philipp Schott – a Book Review

Philipp Schott is a small animal vet and the author of two prior books, The Accidental Veterinarian: Tales from a Pet Practice and How to Examine a Wolverine: More Tales from the Accidental Veterinarian. This is his first novel, and … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Stop Living on Autopilot by Antonio Neves – a Book Review

“It’s time to direct your energy to the things you love, the things that allow you to thrive, and the things that make you human and allow you to feel what it means to live a life on purpose.” It … Continue reading

Posted in self help, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

WWW Wednesday – April 28, 2021 – #wwwwednesday #bookishmemes

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Walking With Ghosts: A Memoir by Gabriel Byrne – Book Review

“Here I stand now, a man longing to see as a child again, when every smell and sound and sight was a marvel.” -Gabriel Byrne Gabriel Byrne is possibly not a household name to you. Perhaps you looked at the … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Fantasy, General fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in General fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in General fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in General fiction, Historical Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in General fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments