Book Review: A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewTitle: A Lover’s DiscourseAuthor: Xiaolu GuoPublisher: Grove PressPublication Date: October 23, 2020ISB: 9780802149527 Synopsis from Goodreads:A Chinese woman moves from Beijing to London for a doctoral program-and to begin a new life-just as the Brexit campaign reaches a fever pitch. Isolated and lonelyContinue reading “Book Review: A Lover’s Discourse by Xiaolu Guo”

Worn Pages is on Facebook!

Hey readers! I’ve finally gotten it together enough to make a Facebook page for the blog. If you feel like you aren’t getting enough bookishness here, then head on over to Facebook and check it out. I’ll be sharing reviews and other book things there. Send me a message if you feel like it orContinue reading “Worn Pages is on Facebook!”

Worn Pages is back up and running!

Hi all! I’ve finally had some time to get back to writing and I thank you all SO MUCH for your patience. The wedding is still a few weeks away, but now that I’m nearly done preparing the decorations, I’ve been able to go back and review a few books. I’m exciting to share theContinue reading “Worn Pages is back up and running!”

National Readathon Day

Saturday, January 24, 2015 is National Readathon Day! This day is being hosted by the National Book Foundation and Penguin Random House to raise money and awareness for literacy. I’m raising money to support and promote literacy in North America. I have worked as a volunteer to help children improve their reading skills. The goalContinue reading “National Readathon Day”

Review: The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett

 Title: The Bookman’s Tale Author: Charlie Lovett Publisher: Viking Publication Date: May 2013 ISBN: 9780143125389  Synopsis from Goodreads: Hay-on-Wye, 1995. Peter Byerly isn’t sure what drew him into this particular bookshop. Nine months earlier, the death of his beloved wife, Amanda, had left him shattered. The young antiquarian bookseller relocated from North Carolina to theContinue reading “Review: The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett”

Review: The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld

Title: The Enchanted Author: Rene Denfeld Published by: HarperCollins Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-0-06-232333-0 Summary from Goodreads: The enchanted place is an ancient stone prison, viewed through the eyes of a death row inmate who finds escape in his books and in re-imagining life around him, weaving a fantastical story of the people he observes andContinue reading “Review: The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld”

Review – Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Title: Allegiant Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books, imprint of HarperCollins Date Published: 2013 ISBN: 9780062024060   In this final instalment in the Divergent series the world we’ve learned about, the restricted world in which Tris has grown up, suddenly expands and what the characters believed to be true about their lives crumbles around them. AsContinue reading “Review – Allegiant by Veronica Roth”