For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2021

I didn't read many books this month, but that's not to say I didn't do a lot of reading. 🙂 Much Ado About You by Samantha Young (Kindle): An American moves to the English countryside to run a bookstore? Yes please. The small town cast of characters and dishy male lead are beautifully drawn; it’s hard not … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2021

Always Only You by Chloe Liese | This is book 2 in a series of 4 books, but can be read as a stand alone novel. Liese was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder as an adult, a trait she gives to many of her characters. I enjoyed this story and highlighted a lot of text … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading

The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray (Kindle): This is an intriguing story of a black woman who passed for white and worked as the personal librarian to John Pierpoint Morgan at the turn of the 20th Century. It is beautifully written. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty (Kindle): The Delaneys are … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading

Slow Summer And How We Did It In The Time Of COVID

There's always something to see in town Slow Summer outings were defined like this: Choose a quirky/unusual destination in townGo and look at itTake photosGo for coffee and cakeGo home And that's exactly what we did. I wasn't trying to reinvent the wheel. I did, however, make great use of this book. Where possible, we … Continue reading Slow Summer And How We Did It In The Time Of COVID

Me on Monday

It was a week where we embraced the return of the back-to-school routine. There were haircuts all roundThe Boy returned to school in Year 10 (after producing two negative tests)My copy of The Heart Principle finally arrived. (I think Helen Hoang essentially rewrote this book during the final edit, because the story now is nothing … Continue reading Me on Monday

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021

Evidence of The Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Kindle): I thought I'd read everything by Taylor Jenkins Reid ... until I can across a reference to this novella on a book blog. In this epistolary novel, two strangers strike up a correspondence about the tie that binds them together: their respective spouses, who are having … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2021

Midnight at the Blackbird Café by Heather Webber (Kindle): This sweet Southern story was described to me as a nice, heartwarming read, perfect for a Summer quick-read. It begins when Anna Kate is summoned from her med school studies in Boston to a small Alabama town, because if she is to inherit the famed Blackbird … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2021

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid: I've read every book she’s written (this one is my favourite) so I’m not about to skip her newest title! Four famous siblings throw a huge party every summer in Malibu. But this year? The mansion burns to the ground during the party. (I've also seen somewhere that it … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2021