book club

Book Review: Necessary Lies By Diane Chamberlain

NECESSARY LIES By: Diane Chamberlain Published: September 3, 2013 Fiction I am late to the Diane Chamberlain fan club.  I have heard others rave about her books, but haven’t read any until now.  I can’t wait to be sucked in to another one of her books.  If you like books that are written around a…
Read More

Books That Came My Way In March

I’ve had another busy mailbox this month with a bunch more great books coming my way.  I have become very picky with the books I agree to review become my time is limited.  So, you can be assured that if a book has arrived in my mailbox, I felt it was going to be worth…
Read More

Book Review: The Sister Season By Jennifer Scott

THE SISTER SEASON By: Jennifer Scott Published:  November 5, 2013 Fiction In the first pages of THE SISTER SEASON, we are confronted with scandal, drama and secrets.  Your jaw will drop and you will want to keep reading to find out more about the Yancey family.  Elise, the mother, has spent the last forty-seven years…
Read More

Books That Came My Way in February

I have had some great books come my way this past month and I know I have another great month of reading ahead.  Last month will be tough to beat with three 5 Star book reviews in just one month.  Here are the books that came my way for review or from my own purchases.…
Read More

Book Review: Calling Me Home By Julie Kibler

CALLING ME HOME By: Julie Kibler Published: February 12, 2013 Fiction If I could, I would give Julie Kibler an Oscar, a high five, a hug, and a round of applause for her debut novel.  It really was a truly wonderful book and I am happy to share it with you. In CALLING ME HOME,…
Read More

Book Review: Christmas Trees Lit the Sky By Anneliese Heider Tisdale

CHRISTMAS TREES LIT THE SKY Growing Up in World War II Germany By: Anneliese Heider Tisdale Published: November 7, 2012 Non-Fiction/Memoir CHRISTMAS TREES LIT THE SKY tells the story of Anneliese Heider Tisdale and her family.  Anneliese grew up in Munich, Germany during WWII and shares their struggles, triumphs, fears, hopes, and dreams as they…
Read More

Book Review: Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline

ORPHAN TRAIN: A NOVEL By: Christina Baker Kline Published: April 2, 2013 I had been hearing how wonderful this book was, but I didn’t realize how wonderful until I began reading it.  If I could have shut out the rest of the world and read it in one sitting, I would have.  ORPHAN TRAIN shifts…
Read More

Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS By: John Green Published:  January 10, 2012 Fiction/YA This book is both tragic and funny.  John Green is able to blend the two into such a beautiful story of teenagers in love.  The story involves Hazel and Augustus who meet in a cancer survivor group.  The two of them are…
Read More

Book Review: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls By Anton DiSclafani

THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS By: Anton DiSclafani Published: June 4, 2013 THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS tells the story of Thea Atwell who has been sent from her home in Florida at the age of 15 to the riding camp by her family.  The camp is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains…
Read More

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed By Khaled Hosseini

AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED By:  Khaled Hosseini Published:  May 21, 2013 Hosseini has kept us waiting six years for another of his masterpieces and though the wait was long, it was worth it.  He does not disappoint with his newest novel…really more a work of great literature.  If you read his other books, THE KITE…
Read More

Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

Stacie's favorite books »