Books Read in August

August was not a good reading month for me.  First my brother's car broke down completely, so we spent several hours a day for two weeks in car dealerships looking for a new one (I was co-signing, so I had to be there).  Then my parents visited for over a week . While I loved… Continue reading Books Read in August


Books Read in July

Ending the month with a summary of the books I read in July: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley, Rating: 4.5 stars + review The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau by Graeme Macrae Burnet, Rating: 4 stars Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance, Rating: 3 stars + review Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave, Rating: 4 stars + review… Continue reading Books Read in July

Books Read in June

Ending the month with a summary of the books I read in June: The Vegetarian by Han Kang, 5 stars + review The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova, 4 stars + review What It Means When A Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah , 5 stars + review The Heirs by Susan… Continue reading Books Read in June

Books about lost artwork

As I mentioned in my post on The Shadow Land, I love books about lost, stolen, forgotten, or forged artwork.  Here are some of my favorites that somehow involve works of art, in no particular order. The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith - A recently uncovered but possibly forged painting is key… Continue reading Books about lost artwork

Books Read in May

Ending the month with a summary of the books I read in May: Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn.  Rating: 3.5 stars + review Into the Water by Paula Hawkins.  Rating: 4 stars + review The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley.  Rating: 4 stars + review Judas by Amos Oz.  Rating: 4 stars + review The… Continue reading Books Read in May