Historical Fiction Is Where It’s At

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads –  Three years ago I read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and my life was forever changed. Since then, my love for historical fiction with a focus on WWII and the Holocaust has only grown deeper with each book I read. 9 times out of 10, I reach for historical…

The Bookmarker’s Summer Reading Guide

It’s almost August 1st and I’m so very confused and sad at the same time. Where did summer go? For those of you who get summers off (super jealous) August may mean you are nearing the end. For those of you who work all year round (ugh, me) then you stretch summer out as looooong…

Night Road – Kristin Hannah

Have I mentioned how much I love Kristin Hannah’s writing? Oh wait, I have, in the review for The Great Alone. I was browsing my favorite neighborhood bookstore, Unabridged, after I finished The Great Alone looking for my next read because ya know, the pile of about 10 books on my nightstand that don’t fit into my…

The Great Alone – Kristin Hannah

“Grief this deep was a silent, lonely thing. From now on, the only time Leni would hear her mother’s voice would be in her own mind, thoughts channeled through another woman’s consciousness, a continual quest for connection, for meaning. Like all motherless girls, Leni would become an emotional explorer, trying to uncover the lost part…