The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester
This is a historical fiction novel following the story of Estella, a French woman who flees to New York during WW2 and her granddaughter, Fabienne, who is trying to figure out her life as her grandmother is dying.
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My Plain Jane by Cynthia hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows
I think this was on the CPL top books of 2018 list so I decided to read it.
Basically this is a teen retelling of Jane Eyre… if Jane could see ghosts and Charlotte Bronte was her best friend…. Continue reading “(80) My Plain Jane // Bookish Blurb”
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
I finally figured out to get library books on my kindle but unfortunately there aren’t as many options for E-books. Also I was in a hurry and wanted to get a book before I went on my trip. So I randomly chose this book (actually it wasn’t my first choice but we’ll get to that).
This is a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice set (mostly) in Cincinatti, OH. Continue reading “(75) Eligible // Bookish Blurb”
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Basically, Simon is a closet gay high schooler who ends up emailing some other gay kid at his school but they don’t know who each other is. And they fall in love via email but Simon is forced to come out to the school all the while trying to find this boy who is stealing his heart. It’s a very quick easy read especially since it goes back and forth between the narration and the emails they exchange. Continue reading “(16) Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda // Bookish Blurb”
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
Like many of the books I read, I forget where I got the recommendation for this one. This book basically follows one family throughout a long period of time, occasionally jumping between characters or generations. Continue reading “(57) A Spool of Blue Thread // Bookish Blurb”
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
I don’t remember how I came across this book and thought I would get it. I kinda wish I hadn’t. Pretty much, this is a YA love story about rich Samantha who has a busy controlling mother and Jase the next door neighbor who is from a big crazy (poor) family and how they fall in love one summer. Continue reading “(16) My Life Next Door // Bookish Blurb”