Review: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Review: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Where do I even start when it comes to David Mitchell? Even as I read, I thought to myself, Oh god I love this so much….it will be so hard to review! But it’s worth a shot, even if I can’t do it justice. Black Swan Green is a much shorter and smaller book than The Bone Clocks (size-wise) but the writing […]

Ten Authors Whose Books I Will Always Buy

Ten Authors Whose Books I Will Always Buy

This was definitely the topic this  Top Ten Tuesday, and I missed it, but I’m calling it Top Ten Thursday and doing it anyway, because there are so many authors whose books I hear about and know I will buy, like, THE DAY they come out. Plus, I hate turning down a good list!  Donna Tartt: Will I be waiting another […]

Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

If you ever wanted to be a fly on a wall in a room — literally any room, anywhere, if you ever wanted just ONE login and password for everything in your life, The Circle would be the place for you. In The Circle, Dave Eggers draws an incredibly thin line between right and wrong, public and private, and makes us […]

Review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Nothing like a completely mind bending book to make you feel like you’ll never write another adequate sentence! But really, now I know what everyone was talking about last year when The Bone Clocks was released. It’s a book that feels more like you step inside of it  rather than sit down and read it. It makes you think, and it […]

Stock Your Shelves: August Book Releases

Stock Your Shelves: August Book Releases

Villa America by Liza Klaussmann (August 4) Villa America was in fact a real house on the French Riviera that Sara and Gerald Murphy built to escape to in the 1920’s. Members of a group of expat Americans, they were known for their fabulous parties and for making the Riviera into the glamorous place it is today. Their freewheeling days were […]

July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Can you believe it’s August already? Where did the summer go? If you know, let me know, because it’s flown by so quickly I almost missed it. I didn’t do much reading this month, somehow. Luckiest Girl Alive was a bit of a let down, but I followed up with a classic I’ve meant to read forever: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. […]