Interesting first novel for writer Kellie Estes is actually the reason for me starting this blog on books. It was an easy to read and entertaining book that intertwines the history of the anti-Chinese movement in Seattle in the 1800’s. It was easy to read and keep the timeframes separate while, developing the characters and […]
Read Any Good Books Lately?
I purchased the Kindle edition because of so many good reviews in the Facebook book forums when I saw it was on sale. I can’t tell – is it me or are most books these days just so-so. The last book I remember being amazing was Memoirs of a Geisha – so I am reading […]
I saw a friend post about this book awhile ago and finally found it in half price books in hardback. It’s a thick book – 531 pages and I read everyone of them. Why? I don’t really know. I just kept thinking that something was going to happen. I kept thinking that there was something […]
Made Me Think
I think I have found it… one of the best books I have read to date this year at least. While many reviews complain of it being unbelievable it really doesn’t matter. I didn’t even think about those things, I loved the writing so much and the characters. She could have put more into the […]
Best Book Quotes
“Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self.” —May Sarton Love. That was what she had that IT did not have.” ― Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time I did not come to heal her, the monster said. I came to heal you.”― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls “We are afraid of […]