Book Review: The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

In the newest release from author Amy E. Reichart we are brought into the world of Gina, her daughter May and her mother Lorraine and the different manifestations of grief, loss and love that serve to unite a family that appears first divided by their experiences. Gina and May are struggling with how to move … Continue reading Book Review: The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

I am old. That is the first things to tell you. The thing you are least likely to believe. If you saw me you would probably think I was about forty, but you would be very wrong. I am old- old in the way that a tree, or a quahog clam, or a Renaissance painting … Continue reading Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

A literary tour of London- via Read It Forward

Explore London through this historical literary tour. Read voraciously.

21 WWII Novels based on real events- via BookBub

Here is a list of historical fiction novels based on true stories. Read voraciously.

Book Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Anna watched the sea. There was a feeling she had, standing at its edge: an electric mix of attraction and dread. What would be exposed if all the water should suddenly vanish? A landscape of lost objects: sunken ships, hidden treasure, gold and gems and the charm bracelet that had fallen from her wrist into … Continue reading Book Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Book Review: The Address by Fiona Davis

For some reason, this has me all stirred up. I guess because all this— the building, the tenants, the history inside these walls— it means something to me. I know it affects you the same way. Alternating between 1885 and 1985 in New York City and the narratives of two women, The Address tells the story … Continue reading Book Review: The Address by Fiona Davis

Book Review: The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

The sudden cold butt of the gun against her temple surprised her. She didn't even let out a cry before the man grabbed her arm, and the letters fell from her hands, onto the unblemished snow. In Austria in 1938 the Nazi party is gaining a foot-hold and Kristoff is forced to witness Jewish families … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor