Book Report: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender is the debut novel from Leslye Walton and was published in 2014. The members of the Roux family have a complicated relationship with love. Emilienne Roux, the matriarch, grew up with two sisters, a brother and a mother, all destroyed by love. Pierrette Roux, the youngest, transforms into … More Book Report: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

Book Report: Trespass

Trespass was written by Valerie Martin and published in 2008. Although I normally don’t do this, lets start with the jacket summary: Chloe Dale’s life is in good order. Her only child, Toby, has started his junior year at New York University; her husband, an academic on sabbatical, is working at home on his book … More Book Report: Trespass

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme started by The Broke and The Bookish. Given that it is Thanksgiving and this week’s topic is a freebie, how about something general. I am terrible at coming up with my own topics… November 24: Top Ten Books/Bookish Things I’m Thankful For 1) Paperbacks: I LOVE paperback books. They’re … More Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was started by The Broke and The Bookish. Today’s topic is about quotes and I love a good quote. I used to highlight or underline my favorite quotes in my books but I found that was too easy. Now I dog-ear the page, so that I have to … More Top Ten Tuesday