#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye

Book Title: The Bluest Eye

Author: Toni Morrison

Genre: Literary fiction

Published Date: November 28, 1993

This #TBT review was originally posted on February 28, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: My Year of Living Dangerously, A to Z Authors (M);   and 101 Books in 1,001 Days. Continue reading “#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye”

#TBT Review: The Sonnet Lover

Book Title: The Sonnet Lover

Author: Carol Goodman

Genre: Literary thriller, suspense

Published Date: June 12, 2007

Rating:  4 stars

This #TBT review was originally posted on January 6, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: A to Z Titles (S);  Back to History Challenge; Book Around the World (Italy) and 101 Books in 1,001 Days.

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The Marriage Lie Review

Book Title: The Marriage Lie

Author: Kimberly Belle

Genre: Suspense, Thriller

Published Date: December 27, 2016

Rating: 4 stars

Challenges: Modern Mrs. Darcy (Read in a Day), #3 of 68 for Goodreads Challenge

When I can get so immersed in a novel that time stands still (chores are forgotten and sleep is a passing fancy)…well I would classify that as a very good day. Actually almost perfect for me. For the most part, this will happen when I pick up and discover a very good suspense novel. This was the case with “The Marriage Life” by Kimberly Belle…a new-to-me author. Continue reading “The Marriage Lie Review”

#TBT Review: A Thread of Grace

Book Title: A Thread of Grace

Author: Mary Doria Russell

Genre: Historical Fiction

Published Date: February 1, 2005

Rating: 4 stars

This #TBT review was originally posted on January 6, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: A to Z Titles (T);  Back to History Challenge; Book Around the World (Italy) and 101 Books in 1,001 Days.

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Back to Grade School Book Review

Book Title: From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Author: E. L. Konigsburg

Genre: Children’s Book

Published Date: 1967

Rating: 5 stars

Challenges: Goodreads (#2 0f 68), Popsugar (Book Set in the Decade I Was Born) Continue reading “Back to Grade School Book Review”