#31 Girl with A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

When I told my other book loving friends that I was reading “Girl With A Pearl Earring” for the first time I received a lot of gaping mouths and wide eyes. Apparently, this book was required reading for most of my friends. Unfortunately, it was not at my high school, but it has been on […]

#28-30 Divergent Series by Verionca Roth

  “In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote […]

#27- Her Mother’s Daughter by Julianne Moore

I have loved historical fiction since I was little girl( Does anyone remember the Dear America books?). I love reading of times long ago, places far away. Dreamy men and ladies who are tougher than they appear. And no one does all that better than the Brits. You could definitely call me a anglophile, a […]

#25 Mr. Darcy’s Secret by Jane Odiwe (and my love affair with Pride and Prejudice)

  Anyone who has spoken to me for more than two minutes knows about my love for Jane Austen and specifically, Pride and Prejudice. The love story of Lizzy Bennett and Mr. Darcy gets me every time. Pride and Prejudice is by far, hands down my favorite book. I read it for the first time […]

The beginning

  I’m good with goals. I enjoy having an a slightly unrealistic task in front of me and then conquering it.  The last several years, my goal has been completing my undergraduate and graduate degree while being a wife and mom. Once I finished school, I spent some time just enjoying being done, but then […]