Happens more often than I'd like.

Book quote - "Book hangover: Inability to start a new book because you're still living in the last book's world". So true, the better the book, the worse the book hangover.

The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife - Paula McLain A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.


Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.

Mary Alice Monroe never disappoints...I think I read this, but I don't remember...it sounds familiar!

Caretta Rutledge thought she'd left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother--coming just as her own life is spinning out of control--has Cara heading back to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers.


Little House series, Laura Ingalls Wilder. The girls and I started with Little House in the Big Woods this spring. We love Laura & Mary.

Beach House Memories by Mary Alice Monroe

Beach House Memories by Mary Alice Monroe - Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, returns to her beloved South.

Life as We Knew It

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. First in a quartet.

"South of Broad" by Pat Conroy. Loved it, just loved it so much.

South of Broad (Pat Conroy) - When Mr. Conroy takes on his internal conflicts about his home region, the rest of the world ends up with a good book.

The Hour I First Believed- Wally Lamb- such a good book and it described the tragedies of Colubime High School in such detail.  Mr.Lamb is an author of our time.

I really like Wally Lamb. Another great book by Wally Lamb. It's a fictional story about a teacher from Columbine High School who must navigate the emotional wreckage of the tragedy that occurred there in April

For One More Day

Another Mitch Albom book: This story poses a simple yet almost infinitely resonant question: What would you do if you could spend one more day with a lost loved one? The charactor is reunited with his deceased mother.

75 books

75 books

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