Fall TBR

  Fall is here! My favorite season. Obviously, every season is special in its own way but fall stands out from the crown for me. There is something so very charming and romantic about the color change and the fresh crispy air, misty mornings and warm spicy drinks, harvest and new beginnings. I always feel…

Review: The Misbegotten by Katherine Webb

The life of a small English town is not always as monotonous and dull as you may expect. Moreover, the people are not who they pretend to be. Rachel is an educated young woman, working as a governess. She lost her family years ago and when a handsome businessman declares his love and asks her…

Review: The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich

Let me just say that I wish this novel was longer! Three hundred pages are not enough for this amazingness. Hannah is a Jewess, a midwife, and a wife living in the 16th century Venice. Her husband was captured and sold into slavery on Malta. When he realized that nobody is going to save him,…

Review: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

This novel follows the stories of three women during the World War II. Caroline Ferriday is a wealthy socialite lives a glamorous life in New York City. Despite living across the ocean from the war zone, she finds a way to be involved and take part in the war matter; she works at the French…

Review: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The WWI has just ended and Tom is desperately seeking for peace. He is tired of fighting and watching people die in front of his eyes. He needs a quiet place, to clear up his mind and recover. By arriving in a small town in Australia, he is offered a position as a lighthouse keeper…

Author of the Month – Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory to me is a perfect blend of historically accurate events and author’s crazy imagination. When I read her novels, it is like going back in time. It is very easy to get involved with the story. At this point, after reading about 8-10 of her novels, I like how all these historical figures…

Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

  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.” You know the feeling when you just finished a novel and you have a ton different thoughts and feelings, but you cannot…