Happy Hanson Day!
Hi all, So you may or may not have noticed there hasn't been much recent activity on That Book Lady Blog. I'm burned out, not only on blogging but on reading. Honestly, I feel like book blogging has kind of ruined reading for me. I'm scheduled for a blog tour post on Friday and will … Continue reading On hiatus
My husband was kind enough to let me blab about Hanson over on his blog. Happy birthday, "Mmmbop"!
"Almost Missed You" by Jessica Strawser 320 pages, St. Martin's Press Released March 28, 2017 ISBN: 1250107601 Everyone says Violet and Finn were "meant to be." They come so close to connecting a couple of times, and finally it seems that fate has brought them together. They seem so happy ... But when Finn takes off … Continue reading Review: “Almost Missed You” by Jessica Strawser
So, Winter Bookish Bingo was a cinch. Spring Bookish Bingo? It may be a bit more challenging for me - I don't read books about witches, dragons and the ilk. But I think I can still manage to get at least a couple of bingos this time around. Here's what I have planned (subject … Continue reading Spring Bookish Bingo kick-off
"The Mother's Promise" by Sally Hepworth 336 pages, St. Martin's Press Expected publication date: Feb. 21, 2017 ISBN: 1250077753 Single mom Alice Stanhope and her 15-year-old daughter Zoe are leading a safe, insulated existence that's turned upside down when Alice is diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer. The prospect of losing her mother only serves to … Continue reading Review: “The Mother’s Promise” by Sally Hepworth
"The Girl in the Garden" by Melanie Wallace 240 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published Jan. 31, 2017 ISBN: 0544784669 It's 1974 in a coastal New England town, where a mysterious young woman, her baby and an unfriendly man posing as her husband show up at a seaside motel, looking for 10 days of lodging. By the … Continue reading Review: “The Girl in the Garden” by Melanie Wallace
The last Tuesday of 2016 is upon us. As such, this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is Best Books of 2016. I've chosen to make a list of my favorite 2016 reads regardless of publication date. "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney (St. Martin's Press, 2017) Check out my review and my Reading … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best reads of 2016
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This week's Book Traveling Thursday, hosted by Danielle and Cátia on Goodreads, is all about mental health-related books. I have yet to read Matthew Quick's "The Silver Linings Playbook," but I liked the movie so hopefully I'll enjoy the book even more. Here's the blurb from Goodreads: Meet Pat. Pat has a theory: his life … Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays – Mental health matters!