Book Review: Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Wild and Wicked ThingsAuthor: Francesca MayPublisher: RedhookPublication Date: March 29, 2022ISBN: 9780316287395 Synopsis: On Crow Island, people whisper, real magic lurks just below the surface. Neither real magic nor faux magic interests Annie Mason. Not after it stole her future. She’s onlyContinue reading “Book Review: Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May”

Review: A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell

Title: A Reunion of Ghosts Author: Judith Claire Mitchell Publisher: Harper Publication Date: March 2015 ISBN: 9780062355881   Synopsis from Goodreads: In the waning days of 1999, the Alter sisters—Lady, Vee, and Delph—finalize their plans to end their lives. Their reasons are not theirs alone; they are the last in a long line of Alters whoContinue reading “Review: A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell”

Review: The Summer Before the War

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Summer Before the War Author: Helen Simonson Publisher: RandomHouse Publication Date: March 1, 2016 ISBN: 9780812993103 Synopsis from Goodreads: East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England’s brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been soContinue reading “Review: The Summer Before the War”

Book Club 6: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Titles: Life After Life Author: Kate Atkinson Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 9780385671378 Synopsis from Goodreads: What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take herContinue reading “Book Club 6: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson”

Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front”

I recently finished reading “All Quiet on the Western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque. Although I am not normally a huge fan of war novels, this WWI story took my breath away. This narrative is both stunning and terrible and unhindered, lays out the realities of war. My generation is far removed from war. WeContinue reading “Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front””