In preparation for my trip to France, I read just about every book that had to do with France that I could get my hands on. Now that my trip has come and gone, I have put together a list of books that I think best captured France. A Moveable Feast. Whether or not you… Continue reading My Book Prep List for a Trip to France.
I love a good Epistolary novel (novels that consist of letters). There is something so intimate about them. There is no background noise, just the characters moving the plot forward. Last Christmas in Paris is just that. The chaos of World War I is stripped away leaving us with this intimate conversation. You can still… Continue reading Book Review: Last Christmas in Paris
This charming historical romance is a wistful look at movies and life in the 1920’s Paris. We follow the story of Iris and Owen who are trying to accomplish their dreams and maybe just maybe get a second chance at love. I really enjoyed the lovely sense of nostalgia that this story captures. And, let’s take a… Continue reading Book Review: Stars in their Eyes
I have always loved the story of the Cottingley fairies. Two young girls who had their photos taken with fairies captured my imagination as a child, and if I am being honest, they captured my imagination as an adult too. So, I was thrilled to be able to review this book in time for the… Continue reading Book Review: The Cottingley Secret
Twilight Empress: A Novel of Imperial Rome by Faith L. Justice Publication Date: May 12, 2017 Raggedy Moon Books eBook & Print; 392 Pages Series: The Theodosian Women, Book 1 Genre: Fiction/Historical/Action & Adventure Twilight Empress tells the little-known story of a remarkable woman—Galla Placidia, sister to one of the last Roman Emperors. Roman princess, Gothic captive… Continue reading Spotlight: Twilight Empress
As summer prepares to leave us and look back at gloriously warm carefree days I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of my favorite poolside reads. To form this list I chose books that were read between May 1st and September 1st (when I officially began my fall reading). Shanghai Girls… Continue reading My Favorite Reads of the Summer
“Movies always begin with a panorama. A Skyline. A beach. A cactus-dotted desert. Rome, Paris, Honolulu, New York City. This one opens in Los Angeles…” I am so excited to be a part of the kick off for this book tour. This uniquely written book feels both innovative and familiar. In many ways, it feels… Continue reading Book Review: Woman Enters Left