Category: Books

One angst-whore’s dream book…

Hi, my name is Rachel, and I’m an angst-whore. I love a good angsty romance.  Novels filled with unrequited love/star-crossed lovers/lovers kept apart by circumstance are probably among my list of very favorite things.  Thanks to one of my favorite authors tweeting about a… Continue Reading “One angst-whore’s dream book…”

The next two books I’m reading –

Both of these were just added to my Kindle Paperwhite! (from Amazon.com) Single, thirtysomething, working as a writer in New York City, Kristin Kimball was living life as an adventure. But she was beginning to feel a sense of longing for a family and… Continue Reading “The next two books I’m reading –”

Revisiting “The Bridges of Madison County”

The first time I read The Bridges of Madison County, I was probably no older than twelve.  My mom had a copy of the book and I remember her going on and on and on about how wonderful it was.  Already a voracious reader of… Continue Reading “Revisiting “The Bridges of Madison County””

Anybody have a good book recommendation?

I’m looking for a spectacular, amazing book to read.  The best book I’ve read this year is, hands down, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.  I realize it’s a few years old, but I just discovered it so it’s new to me.  I usually… Continue Reading “Anybody have a good book recommendation?”

What I’m reading right now…

Although I’m 93% done (according to my Kindle), I wanted to share what I’m reading at the moment because it’s really affecting me.   This story follows Babe, Grace, and Millie from the World War II years to the mid-60s, and shows how their… Continue Reading “What I’m reading right now…”

What I’m reading right now…

Thanks to my Kindle Fire, which I love more than most of my other possessions put together, I tear through books these days.  Between the thousands of free books available on Amazon and the fact that our library is tied into the Overdrive system… Continue Reading “What I’m reading right now…”

A small pet-peeve (as a reader):