The Book Lover’s Guide to London is a handy travel guide written by Sarah Milne. What makes it stand out among the sea of travel guides is Milne’s approach to the city. She prefers to stray from the beaten path—good!—offering the reader a new perspective concerning London.
A Historical Guide to Roman York takes us back in time.
Snug in Iceland—the title is a clever word play—is the story of Rachel, a woman who is tasked with the supervision of a new store. The company she works for is expanding abroad, and she agrees to move from London to Reykjavik in order to coordinate the grand opening. It’s a welcome change for Rachel, and also the start of a new journey.
The Second Life of Mirielle West is the story of a ‘20 socialite, Mirielle, who gets diagnosed with leprosy. Nowadays, this disease is treatable with antibiotics; back then, it still carried a huge social stigma, meaning that patients were just carted off to special hospitals. Mirielle ends up in one of them, a Louisiana military facility named Carville, away from her husband and her daughters. From then on, her life will never be the same.
Homeschooling my kid has always been a dream of mine. There are many reasons behind it; unfortunately, there are other reasons that prevent me from following that route. I won’t go into details here, as this is not the right place. Suffice to say, I envy those families who started their homeschooling journey.
When I received the tour invitation, I knew I had to snatch that chance up fast; sci-fi and elite agency looked like a great combo, and I was curious to see how it would play out. For the most part, I have to say I’m satisfied.
My Good Book Radar must be on point these days, because whoa - I’ve been picking fantastic books left and right, and Annie’s Autumn Escape is one of them.
Under the Whispering Door is one of the most intense books I ever read. Intense, but also hilarious. Sad. Uplifting. Thought-provoking. Riveting. Charming.