At Home in the Wine Country is a stylish, well-curated book featuring Californian homes. They’re all high-end, with enough space to showcase and highlight various pieces of furniture.
Month: August 2021
#Book Tour – Love in a Time of Hate; M. L. Cost
Love in a Time of Hate turned out to be an interesting book, giving me more than expected. It follows the adventures of Emmett Collins in post-war New Orleans, where he’s trying to make a difference and improve the lives of former slaves.
# Book Tour – Lil’s Bus Trip; Judy Leigh
A delightful novel with a finale that’s just heartwarming. If you like feel-good stories, you’re in for a treat.
#Book Tour – The Spanish House; Cherry Radford
Radford promised me a summer romance and hey, she did deliver. The Spanish House is a quirky yet nostalgic story about an actress on a quest for happiness, a happiness that goes hand in hand with a list of tasks she’s supposed to fulfill.
# Book Tour – Watch For Me; Martin Bodenham
Well, wow. Watch For Me is both the kind of book I wasn’t expecting to read and one that met my expectations to a T.
No Alcohol Beyond This Point – J.B. Teller
First of all, the title of this book is the best thing ever. It’s captivating and made me want to read this book on the spot. I requested No Alcohol Beyond This Point expecting a fun and surreal story, and the premise didn’t disappoint, since it begins with Mar seemingly drunk on the floor of her sister’s house with pieces of cupcakes in her hair. It piqued my curiosity: what was going on? What made her end up like that?
The Aztec, Inca and Maya – Martin J. Dougherty
Dougherty compiled an informative, well-rounded book about the three main pre-Columbian civilizations: Maya, Inca, and Aztec. The first two chapters are dedicated to the Mesoamerican populations that preceded them instead, offering the reader a broad insight into those cultures too.
Rivers: From Mountain Streams to City Riverbanks – Claudia Martin
Amber Books never disappoints. I know that whenever they drop a new book on Netgalley, I’m going to have a great Amber Books never disappoints. I know that whenever they drop a new book on Netgalley, I’m going to have a great time reading it. Pavlovian effect? Could be. The thing is, Rivers by Claudia Martin fits into the Awesome! category to a T.
#Book Tour – Colouring Outside The Lines; A. Paull
There’s something about Katie, you see. Her life is both messy and super organized, a dichotomy that pushed my reading boundaries--always a good thing--and intrigued me.
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love – Kim Fay
Love & Saffron, a novel written by Kim Fay, explores the lives of Joan and Imogen. These two women start corresponding in the early sixties, and their relationship soon develops into a true friendship. They confide in each other via letter, sharing secrets, personal failures and achievements. It sounds simple enough, and yet it isn't.