historical fiction

Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – April and May 2019 Edition

I wanted to briefly pop in and update you on what I’ve been reading. Some of these were review books and others are some oldies that have been on my list for awhile. Between visiting and caring for my parents and preparing for graduation, I’ve found reading to be an important escape. I’ve enjoyed every…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – March 2019 Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Books that Came My Way in February 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The basketball season ended a little sooner than we had hoped for our team. But lots of memories were made and we will…
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Books that Came My Way in December 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. Oh, December….you always fill my heart with joy but the days go by much too fast. There was so much to enjoy in…
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Favorite Books of 2018 – A Top Ten and Some Fun Reading Stats

I’m always amazed when I look over the list of books I read in a year. Every year the number seems to get bigger, the type of reading becomes more diverse, and a few favorites always stand out. In 2018, I read 132 books. That is the highest ever for me. But, I’ve also been…
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Books that Came My Way in November 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life.   We had a bit of a lull in activities for a short time period and now we are back into a crazy…
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Book Review: The Storyteller’s Secret By Sejal Badani

THE STORYTELLER’S SECRET A Novel By: Sejal Badani Published: September 1, 2018 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Fiction – Historical Fiction After suffering from her third miscarriage, Jaya realizes her heart is empty and her marriage is likely over. When her own mother refuses to return to India at the request of her dying father, Jaya…
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – August Edition

  Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of the Books I Read in the last 30 days I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have…
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Books that Came My Way in July 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in July. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. As I type this we are looking at one more week before our oldest leaves for college. It is bittersweet as I am so excited…
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Book Review: The Lost Family By Jenna Blum

THE LOST FAMILY By: Jenna Blum Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Harper Fiction/Historical Fiction   Heartache, even decades later, can still feel like it just happened yesterday. Even though Peter survived WWII and brutal treatment by the Nazis, his wife and twin toddler daughters did not. He came to America to start over and as…
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