United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

    This week takes us to Rhode Island with Spartina by John Casey. Entertainment Weekly says – Dick Pierce works in Narragansett Bay, but his true passion is is the unfinished boat in his backyard. The tale may be standard, but Casey’s lyrical descriptions of the Rhode Island sea […]

Posted October 31, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 0 Comments

Author Tuesday Interview – Tiffany McDaniel

Author Tuesday Interview – Tiffany McDaniel

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Tiffany McDaniel author of The Summer That Melted Everything (see my review here). It currently has a 4.6 star rating on Amazon and a 4.2 star rating on Goodreads. In addition to the […]

Posted October 26, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 2 Comments

United States of Books – Rabbit, Run by John Updike

United States of Books – Rabbit, Run by John Updike

  For more information on the United States of Books (click here for details). The United States of Books the State of Pennsylvania Rabbit, Run by John Updike Reviewer ~ Teri at Sportochick’s Musings ~ Synopsis ~ Rabbit, Run is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his—or any other—generation. Its […]

Posted October 17, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 1 Comment

Author Tuesday Interview – Amber Smith

Author Tuesday Interview – Amber Smith

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Amber Smith author of The Way I Used to Be (see my review here). It currently has a 4.5 star rating on Amazon and a 4.09 on Goodreads. In addition to her interview Amber is […]

Posted October 11, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 3 Comments

United States of Books – Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

United States of Books – Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

    Review by H.C – Irresponsible Reader Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson Hardcover, 219 pg. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1980 Read: September 20 – 21, 2016 It’s time for my home state here in this little series we’re doing: Idaho, featuring the book Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Set in the fictional […]

Posted October 10, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 0 Comments

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars by Lisa Selin Davis is the story of a family coping with a devastating loss that may end up tearing the whole family apart. Carrie has turned to partying, her mother took off, her little sister is lost in the shuffle and her father is just angry. Facing the […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 2 Comments

Author Tuesday Interview – Jim McDoniel

Author Tuesday Interview – Jim McDoniel

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Jim McDoniel author of An Unattractive Vampire (see my review here). It currently has a 4.5 star rating on Amazon and a 4.02 star rating on Goodreads. In addition to his interview Jim […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 2 Comments

United States of Books – The Awakening by Kate Chopin

United States of Books – The Awakening by Kate Chopin

    Source: Public Library eBook and audiobook, 211 pgs.; 4+ hrs. For Louisiana, Entertainment Weekly says, “Chopin’s early feminist work, which presents a woman carving an identity for herself that has nothing to do with wifedom or motherhood, also serves as an engrossing immersion in the historical worlds of […]

Posted September 26, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 0 Comments