Book Club, Book Reviews

Cutting for Stone

How in the world did I get through 2009 and didn’t read or hear about this book?  It was simply AMAZING! What’s it about?  Well, it’s about culture, love, separation, devotion, betrayal, family, and so many other things.  It’s hard to talk about this book without giving away the plot and I don’t like writing […]

24 Books to Christmas

24 Books to Christmas – Day 9

People are always looking for epic novels that keep them engrossed throughout the the read.  Someone asked that in the live chat we had last night on The Count of Monte Cristo.  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese is one of the books that immediately popped into my mind.  It always comes up when I […]

Book Club, Book Reviews

The Memory of Love

After finishing The Memory of Love late last Friday night, I was truly sad to see page 445 arrive.  It seemed to come so quickly for me.  I started reading on Wednesday and read non-stop anytime I was free through to Friday.  I could have just been pushed by time since I was discussing it […]

Bookish Stuff

The Best Books of 2013

Well now that we’ve started 2014 and I’ve had the time to really reflect on my reading experience of 2013, I feel that it was pretty darn mediocre.  I’d hoped to read more books that would wow me but that wasn’t the case.  It was if I chose my books because they just fell in […]