Literary Travels: Vive la France

It must have been some residual subconscious that has me reading stories from/about/taking place in France-- it seems our recent trip there was an aeon ago and not just a couple months. I won't go into lengthy reviews of my recent literary pursuits--but I did enjoy them and they were very different from one another. …

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Literary Travels: Lulu in Marrakech

I set a pretty aggressive goal on Goodreads.com for 2013 since I blew away my goals the last couple years. Unfortunately I might have been a little too aggressive--last time I checked in I'm 11 books behind reaching my goal by the end of the year. Darn wedding planning is getting in the way of …

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Literary Travels: Catching Up

Lately I've been trying to yet again come to terms with a fact of life that constantly plagues me; having to postpone one love for another. If I want to get married, I have to stop traveling and save money. If I want to have money, I have to stop sitting in my window seat …

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Literary Travels: The Good Daughter

I borrowed The Good Daughter from a friend and with her recommendation, and I was not disappointed. Given everything going on in my life right now, it took a little longer than usual for me to get through it, but that's a reflection of my availability and has nothing to do with the book's ability …

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Literary Travels: The Paris Wife

It seemed like everyone was talking about The Paris Wife by Paula McClain (who lives in Cleveland! Woot!), but I was hearing very mixed reviews. I am not a Hemingway fan so initially I was uninterested, but once I discovered there were so many differing opinions of the book, and once my friend suggested I …

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