Mom’ish

I’m not even sure anymore what, indeed, is a ‘traditional mother’. I’ve spent a great deal of time thinking I was too untraditional as a parent of two. School letters lay in a towering pile, unopened, until dust made itself comfortable. Sage wisdom and encouraging words came to me always too late for the needed…

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles

A very entertaining, albeit somewhat long-winded, novel. I’ve seen the buzz about this book all over my instagram. I ordered it months ago from Book of the Month, but only recently sat down to give it my full attention. SYNOPSIS: In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is accused of being an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik…

January reads…

I had a lot of fun in 2018 – the Year of Reading. I read a variety of genres and soared through books each month. But this year – I’m taking it easy. I’m simply reading when I have an opening for it. People who read 200 books a year… I don’t know how they do…

Currently Reading

‘It’s funny about imagination, how it can add to your peril even while it momentarily comes to your rescue.’ ~ Ivan Doig, Last Bus to Wisdom⠀ Anyone with an active imagination probably read the above book excerpt and dealt with cockles and bumply goosebumps. (mischievous grin) ⠀ Oh how I am loving the lyrical prose…

THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO by Taylor Jenkins Reid

My typical M.O.? ⠀ Need a distraction: start a new book. ⠀ Let me talk a second about the critically acclaimed book I just finished, though: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. ⠀ Here was my Goodreads review. If you’ve read the book, I’m very curious about your thoughts…please share!⠀ Review:⠀ There are so many…

DON’T LET GO by Harlan Coben (And ironically, I didn’t.)

Going to the doctor when I’m sick is always my last ditch effort. After putting things off until way past the last minute, I recently went to a nearby walk-in clinic at CVS Pharmacy to see if they could give me any relief from these *&%$#! allergies. The ‘Minute Clinic’ – as it’s called –…