A woman sets out on a cross-country road trip, unknowingly tracing in reverse the path her mother traveled thirty years before. In parallel tales, the three women -- Louise, Florrie, Ethel -- discover that not all journeys follow a map. As they rediscover their carefree selves on the road, they learn that sometimes the paths we follow are shaped more by our traveling companions than by our Continue Reading
If you like historical fiction set in Italy, take a look at this book. It's the story of a romance between Casanova (you know the one) and a teenage girl. Now a grown woman, Caterina is reminiscing about her whirlwind love with the famous romancer, reading her old letters from him and telling the teenage girl in her charge about it.Continue Reading
The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero is a story that is both elegant and disturbing, meandering and fast-paced. It is a coming of age story, but not in your typical sense. Blanche is nearly sixty and staying in Venice writing out her life story. While there she is discovering who she is and who her father was. She is learning what love is, and that it isn't quite what she thought.Continue Reading
I joined another blog tour! This tour is all about Melanie McFarlane's new book Summoner Rising. Look below for info on the book, an excerpt to get tantalize your taste buds for this intense read, and a giveaway!Continue Reading
Rosemary is fifteen and gloriously free, on her own for the very first time. Part of an exchange program for aspiring artists, she arrives in sunny southern France with a single goal: she doesn’t plan to leave, ever. She wants a new life, a new family, and a new identity. But her situation, crafted from lies big and small, is precarious.Continue Reading