Book of the Week: Does This Volvo Make My Butt Look Big? (Thoughts for moms and other tired people.)

My girlfriend Lisa B. gave me this book a few months ago.  It’s written by an acquaintance of hers (Annabel Monaghan) from her days living in Rye, NY.   I read a few chapters, laughed out loud a lot, then someone moved it (probably me) and I couldn’t find it.     Fast forward to mid-July.   The time […]

Book of the Week: The Alice Network

Thank you for the recommendation and for loaning me your paperback Lisa Beiger!  I’m reading this book next…here’s the initial description from Amazon:  “In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women-a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American […]

Book of the week: Fight Patterns by Karen White

AWESOME SUMMER READING! I LOVE this book!  My friend Kristin suggested this book because she knows how much Apalachicola, Florida means to me.  She devoured it quickly and told me she knew I would enjoy…she was oh so right!  I love the story, the characters, and the setting….I feel like I’m in Apalachicola with Maisy […]

Books of the Week: Meadowlake’s Summer Choices

The July, August, and September books of my Meadowlake Book Club have officially been announced.  Such a variety.  I’ve read the first two already and and awarded each of them four Goodreads stars.  Can’t wait to learn more about the September choice!   Small Great Things: A Novel by Jodi Picoult  Kindle Edition ~ Release […]

Book of the Week: Jaybird’s Song

A mutual friend that I share with this local author gave me Jaybird’s Song to read several weeks ago.  It finally made it to the top of my reading pile and I enjoyed reading it last week.  I particularly savor novels set in Atlanta and could genuinely relate to the main character as she is […]

Book of the Week: Thirteen Reasons Why

Let me just say I must have read this book when it first came out in paperback circa 2012 because I own the actual book..didn’t read it on Kindle.  I remember thinking that it was a great read.  I just researched and saw that I rated it 5 stars on Goodreads.   I also remember thinking […]