REVIEW: “The Spies of Shilling Lane” by Jennifer Ryan

"The Spies of Shilling Lane" by Jennifer Ryan Kindle edition, 368 pages Published June 4, 2019, by Crown ASIN: B07K62LGW8 My review Great Britain is deeply entrenched in World War II, and it's against this dismal backdrop that the haughty Mrs. Braithwaite receives divorce papers from her cheating husband. Because of the stigma surrounding divorced … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Spies of Shilling Lane” by Jennifer Ryan

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REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

"The Body Lies" by Jo Baker Hardcover, 288 pages Set for publication June 18, 2019, by Knopf Publishing Group ISBN: 0525656111 My review Trigger warnings: Assault, rape, drug use "He wants her to read what he has written. He wants to watch her face as the words slip inside her head and wash his colours … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 5 (with spoilers)

A weight has been lifted from my shoulders, because I. am. FINISHED. With. Les. Misérables! I completed my reading of The Brick just after midnight on Tuesday. I had finished Volume 4 just hours before and written some scant thoughts on it (which you can see here; there's also posts on Volumes 1, 2 and … Continue reading READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 5 (with spoilers)

READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 3 (with spoilers)

Every week I'm falling farther behind on finishing volumes of The Brick. In case you haven't been paying attention, I'm participating in a group read of "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo. It's hosted by Emma at The Terror of Knowing and Liz at Travel in Retrospect. Thank you both; you've sufficiently ruined my life. [Need … Continue reading READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 3 (with spoilers)