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Very favorite book series, favorite author. Between WWI and WWII. Maisie Dobbs - Jacqueline Winspear // The Maisie Dobbs detective series is SUCH enjoyable reading. I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Mystery Series, Mystery Books, Detective Series, Detective Agency, Mystery Genre

My #BookReview of Maisie Dobbs (#1) by Jacqueline Winspear

In this first novel of this mystery series, we discover who Maisie Dobbs is, how she grew up, what she did during the Great War, and how she cracked her first case. My review of this book is on my blog now.

Marching Towards History - this collection of short stories focuses on the October 23, 1915 march through New York city to promote women's sufferage, writen and edited by a collection to best-selling authors. Escape The House, Steve Berry, Kristin Hannah, Bronte Sisters, Historical Fiction Books, Away From Her, Suffragette, Rich Man

#BookReview for Stories from Suffragette City

Marching Towards History - this collection of short stories focuses on the October 23, 1915 march through New York city to promote women's sufferage, writen and edited by a collection to best-selling authors.

#sponsored #ad Thanks for the free book, @PRHGlobal / @prhinternational For a change, this is a contemporary, women's fiction novel, which also qualifies as culinary fiction, but with a touch of romance! I hope you'll take a look at my #bookreview for "The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Verant, on my #bookblog now. Sensory Details, Fallen Book, Penguin Random House, French Food, Funny Stories, Book Recommendations, Book Lists, So Little Time, Book Review

#BookReview of The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

#sponsored #ad Thanks for the free book, @PRHGlobal / @prhinternational For a change, this is a contemporary, women's fiction novel, which also qualifies as culinary fiction, but with a touch of romance! I hope you'll take a look at my #bookreview for "The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Verant, on my #bookblog now.

This lovely novel reads like a lighthearted memoir about a group of people who move out of war-torn London after the end of WWII to an idylic setting, to "live the dream" of having a house in the country. Thanks to @deanstreetpress for sending me the ARC of this released, lovely 1957 book! Book Club Books, Good Books, Books To Read, New Books, Fiction Books, Fiction And Nonfiction, Kids Lighting, Type Setting, Perfect Peace

#BookReview for A House in the Country by Ruth Adam

This lovely novel reads like a lighthearted memoir about a group of people who move out of war-torn London after the end of WWII to an idylic setting, to "live the dream" of having a house in the country. Thanks to @deanstreetpress for sending me the ARC of this released, lovely 1957 book!

I don't read much non-fiction, but Bill Bryson's non-fiction work about Shakespeare is aa nice companion read after loving the award-winning, historical fiction novel "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell. Jace Wayland, Cassandra Clare, William Shakespeare, Puzzles, Books To Read, My Books, Bill Bryson, The Life, Shakespeare's Life

#BookReview for Shakespeare: The World as Stage

I don't read much non-fiction, but Bill Bryson's non-fiction work about Shakespeare is aa nice companion read after loving the award-winning, historical fiction novel "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell.

Read "When We Were Young & Brave A Novel" by Hazel Gaynor available from Rakuten Kobo. Their motto was to be prepared, but nothing could prepare them for war. The New York Times bestselling author of The. Historical Fiction Novels, We Are Young, Books To Read Online, When Us, Book Club Books, Book Recommendations, Bestselling Author, Audio Books, Brave

#BookReview for When We Were Young & Brave by Hazel Gaynor

aka The Bird in the Bamboo Cage by Hazel Gaynor tells the lesser known story of the Japanese occupation of China during WWII. Come take a look at my blog to see what I thought of this novel.

Although they're all gone now (apparently) there once were people who had blue skin, and this is a fictional story about one of them. Got Books, Books To Read, Works Progress Administration, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Fiction Books, All Family, Book Recommendations, Shades Of Blue

#BookReview for The Last Blue by Isla Morley

Although they're all gone now (apparently) there once were people who had blue skin, and this is a fictional story about one of them.

This is a very interesting translated book which is contemporary, women's, literary fiction which takes place in Norway about a PR exec going through a hard time. The Reader, Elena Ferrante, Miss Usa, Denzel Washington, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Virginia Woolf, Johnny Cash

#BookReview for Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth

This is a very interesting translated book which is contemporary, women's, literary fiction which takes place in Norway about a PR exec going through a hard time.

Two #bookreviews - one Short Story and one translated Novella, on my blog now. Books To Read, My Books, Book Blogs, Welcome On Board, Screenwriters, Wish You The Best, Fiction And Nonfiction, Antique Books, Book Authors

And the Bride Closed the Door by Ronit Matalon & Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Two #bookreviews - one Short Story and one translated Novella, on my blog now.

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Davida Chazan's review of Anxious People

Well, he's done it again, now hasn't he? What is it about Backman that makes his stories so fascinating, and so fun? Find out more in my review here. htt...

I've long wanted to read something by this groundbreaking author, and I finally did! Hope you'll visit my blog to find out what I thought of it! Virginia Woolf, Monólogo Interior, Wordsworth Classics, Books To Read, My Books, Language And Literature, Classic Books, Historical Fiction, Romance Novels

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I've long wanted to read something by this groundbreaking author, and I finally did! Hope you'll visit my blog to find out what I thought of it!

This unusual, fluid story spans generations, written in a very lyrical style. Read more on my blog here. You Draw, Book Design, Best Book Cover Design, Bass, Illustration, Literature, Novels, This Book, Graphic Design

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This unusual, fluid story spans generations, written in a very lyrical style. Read more on my blog here.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid on BookBub. “Riveting, heart-wrenching, and full of Old Hollywood glamour, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Go to. Summer Reading Lists, Beach Reading, Free Reading, Summer Books, Reading Time, Reading Room, Elizabeth Taylor, Old Hollywood, Hollywood Glamour

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I'm a little late to this party, but after loving her Daisy Jones & The Six, I just had to see what the hype about this book was all about. Find out in my #bookreview on my blog now.

When an American exchange student ends up in Hamburg with a group of noisy British neighbors, who would have thought those boys would one day become a musical sensation! Books To Read, My Books, Book Blogs, The Boy Next Door, Screenwriters, Young Americans, Fiction And Nonfiction, Antique Books, Historical Fiction

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When an American exchange student ends up in Hamburg with a group of noisy British neighbors, who would have thought those boys would one day become a musical sensation!

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Perching in Perilous Pockets.

Book Review for “Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey” by Kathleen Rooney. Official blurb: From the green countryside of England and the gray canyons of Wall Street come two unlikely heroes: one a pigeon …

Wholly Moley, this character is such fun! Thanks to Dean Street Press and their Furrowed Middlebrow series which is re-releasing 20th century female British authors. Books To Read, My Books, Troubled Relationship, Passionate Love, Ordinary Lives, Finding Joy, Romance Novels, Book Publishing, Book Recommendations

Wholly Moley!

Book Review for “Miss Mole” by E.H. Young. According to the publisher: “Hannah Mole is a forty-ish spinster, haunted by her past and drifting from post to post-now a governess, now a companion for …