Have loved books and reading for as long as I can remember. A homebody that prefers to spend spare time at home with a good book rather than out on the town.
“The library was magical because every time I walked through the door, there were literally thousands of voices ready and willing to have a conversation with me. I walked through the door, stared at all those stacks and bindings, and whispered, "Tell me a story.”
― Charles Martin, Unwritten
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Fiction - contemporary and historical. Almost all of the books I read come from the "New" shelf at my library. Tend to like: WWII era, a good child protagonist, survivor stories, suspense thrillers, stories that follow a family over multiple generations, a good series.
"This is a coming of age story about the illegitimate and mixed race daughter of an aristocrat in postwar Japan. Thru the years we see the prejudices and hardships take their toll on her, but as she ages she transforms into a strong young woman. T..."
"This is the sequel to Good Girl, Bad Girl. Because I was already invested in these characters, finding out Evie’s backstory kept me engrossed. But her story is not pretty and involves the sensitive subject of child sex rings, so it won’t be for e..."
"I absolutely loved this book! This is the 3rd children’s historical fiction book I’ve read by this author. I’ve enjoyed all 3 but this one is my favorite. Set during the Depression, when Ellie’s family can no longer afford to live in the city th..."