Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain Published: July 28, 2015 Publisher: Random House-Ballantine Genre: Literature/Fiction (Adult) Edition: Kindle, 384 pages ASIN: B00R04GCMY Source: NetGalley Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers into the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun tells the story … More Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman

Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman Published: April 6, 2010 Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Edition: Kindle, 322 pages ASIN: B0036S4B6M Source: Library With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past … More Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman

Words on Wednesday

This week Words on Wednesday is brought to you by a favorite of mine, Dictionary.com and its “Word of the Day” feature. Here are some of this past week’s gems: foison, noun [foi-zuh n]: abundance, plenty flumadiddle, noun [fluhm-uh-did-l]: utter nonsense [Dying to find a way to incorporate in an essay or my book. Love this word!] telegnosis, noun [tel-uh-noh–sis]: supernatural or occult knowledge dragoman, noun [drag–uh-muh n]: (in the … More Words on Wednesday

To Capture Her Heart (The Southold Chronicles, #2) [with Book Giveaway] by Rebecca DeMarino

To Capture Her Heart by Rebecca DeMarino Published: July 2015 Publisher: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Genre: Fiction | Christian, Historical, Romantic Edition: Paperback, 368 pages ISBN: 0800722191 Source: Revell Reads Blog Tour Program In an uncertain time, Heather Flower faces a choice that will change her life forever. It is 1653 and Heather Flower, a princess of the Montaukett … More To Capture Her Heart (The Southold Chronicles, #2) [with Book Giveaway] by Rebecca DeMarino

My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead

My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead Published: January 27, 2015 Publisher: Broadway Books Genre: Biography & Memoir Edition: Paperback, 320 pages ISBN: 030798477X Source: Blogging for Books A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth–Middlemarch–and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives … More My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead