Posted in Books

Books That Deserve More Attention

books on wooden deck tabletopI noticed today that there are a ton of people posting about books that they don’t talk about enough because of the Top Ten Tuesday meme. Funny enough, I actually have been planning to write this post for months and kept putting it off. So, I thought, “why not today?!” Here is my list of books that I don’t talk about enough and that I think deserve more attention! Continue reading “Books That Deserve More Attention”

Posted in Personal

I Have 500 Followers! Thank you! (+ a Giveaway!!)

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Recently, I hit 500 followers here on the blog! I have been blogging for a little bit over two years, and I really never thought I would have so many people that were interested in what I had to say about books.

I have loved getting to know so many amazing bloggers and getting to grow more in my reading life. Thank you so much to everyone who follows this blog (as well as the people who follow me over on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook!) Continue reading “I Have 500 Followers! Thank you! (+ a Giveaway!!)”

Posted in Monthly Wrap-Ups

Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2020

Hello everyone! This month was a little bit slower for me, and I ended up with a total of 8 books.

I’m going to try to do things slightly differently this year. I am going to keep y’all updated on how my various book challenges are going in each of my monthly wrap-ups.

Let’s get into it! Continue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2020”

Posted in Book Reviews

Book Review: Code Name Helene

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Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon ~ 464 pages ~ to be published 3/31/20 by Doubleday Books

Goodreads Synopsis:

BASED ON THE THRILLING REAL-LIFE STORY OF SOCIALITE SPY NANCY WAKE, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia, featuring the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women in WWII.

Told in interweaving timelines organized around the four code names Nancy used during the war, Code Name Hélène is a spellbinding and moving story of enduring love, remarkable sacrifice and unfaltering resolve that chronicles the true exploits of a woman who deserves to be a household name.
Continue reading “Book Review: Code Name Helene”