Love on Lexington Avenue

“I learned early on that we create our own narrative. It doesn’t matter what other people say about us as long as we know who and what we are. And here’s the other thing people don’t want you to know: you don’t have to be the same thing all the time.”

The Grace Year

Do not let the fact that this is a Young Adult novel deter you from stopping by your bookstore and picking this book up when it’s published on September 17th. You won’t be disappointed with this one!

The Oysterville Sewing Circle

I loved THE OYSTERVILLE SEWING CIRCLE for everything that it stood for. Susan Wiggs did an incredible job writing a story that addressed the prevalence of domestic violence in our world without making the entire book a heavy, unbearable read. It was simply a beautiful story about the importance of sticking together and offering support.

The Whisper Man

“If you leave a door half-open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken. If you play outside alone, soon you won’t be going home. If your window’s left unlatched, you’ll hear him tapping at the glass. If you’re lonely, sad, and blue, the Whisper Man will come for you.”

August Wrap-Up

Is it just me or does it feel like yesterday was August 1st? How did the entire month of August fly by this fast? I hope that in this beautiful stack of books that you can find something you enjoy reading!

The Goldfinch

“A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand; we don’t get to choose our own hearts. We can’t make ourselves want what’s good for us or what’s good for other people. We don’t get to choose the people we are…”

The Nightingale

“If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are…”