Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Thank you to the lovely people at Doubleday Books for my copy of Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras.  All thoughts and images are my own.

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Title: Fruit of the Drunken Tree
Author: Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Genre: Fiction
Pub date: July 31, 2018
Read if you like: stories of badass, very human women, set against a powerfully dramatic backdrop. Continue reading

Back to School Books

Am I the only one who loved the feeling of going back to school?  Don’t get me wrong, I always mourn the end of summer – of long days full of freedom and sunscreen.  But, for me, there is truly nothing better than fresh notebooks, a full pencil case, and an entire year ahead of you.  To get you in the mood, here are 11 novels I love (and two I have yet to read) that will fill you with that campus feeling.

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Tell Me Lies

Thank you to the lovely people at Book Sparks for my copy of Tell Me Lies by Carola Lovering.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Tell Me Lies
Author: Carola Lovering
Genre: Fiction
Pub date: June 12, 2018
Read if you like: toxic relationships (think Gone Girl, Twilight, Fifty Shades of Grey) and references to the music of Fleetwood Mac. Continue reading

Meet Me at the Museum

Thank you to the lovely people at Flatiron Books for my copy of Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson.  All thoughts and images are my own.  If you’d like to win a copy of this book, see rules for entry on this instagram post.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Meet Me at the Museum
Author: Anne Youngson
Genre: Epistolary fiction
Pub date: August 7, 2018
Read if you like: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Euphoria, the poetry of Seamus Heaney. Continue reading

Visible Empire

Thank you to the lovely people at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for my copy of Visible Empire by Hannah Pittard.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Visible Empire
Author: Hannah Pittard
Genre: Historical Fiction
Pub date: June 5, 2018
Read if you like: learning about historical events you’ve (maybe) never heard of. Continue reading