My Weekend’s Booked #10: A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron

“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” “Dog’ is ‘God’ spelled backward; you know that. That’s why you’re here, to help the nuns do God’s work.” I packed W. Bruce Cameron’s A Dog’s Journey for my vacation to New Orleans this past week. A tiny…

Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives

Impossible Views of the World is a novel written by Lucy Ives and the first work I have read by the author. Middle aged Stella Krauss is having a terrible week. Working at an art museum in New York City her life is falling apart. Her divorce from Whitt has been messy, her colleagues aren’t…

My Weekend’s Booked #9: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Have you ever plunged into a book with blind faith? This week I read Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier with absolutely no context. Originally published in 1938 I had seen no reviews, did not read the synopsis, all I had to base my judgement off of was the cover. Rebecca also boasts the rare distinction…

Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre edited by Tracy Chevalier

I have read and reviewed some amazing short story collections this summer by Elizabeth Strout and Haruki Murakami. So naturally, I dived into Reader, I Married Him with high expectations. The short story collection is based off of the closing line to the ever lovely Jane Eyre, and is a compilation of twenty one authoresses…

My Weekend’s Booked #8: The Cardinal’s Man by M.G. Sinclair

Does anyone else here just love Game of Thrones? Books, TV series, for me it doesn’t matter. And of all the characters that make up the series (over 150 major characters) Tyrion Lanister is one of my hands down favorites. The dwarf underdog is a fiery man with a wicked sharp wit and a dark…

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid is not a book that I would normally pick up. The glamour of celebrity and Hollywood does not appeal to me, and I was not the girl who had celebrity crushes in middle school. But after a few bloggers I trusted recommended the book to…