Bookmarked: Reviews Q3 2021

July - September 2021 Twenty Books - Definitely a Personal Best! Summer beach days and porch evenings aren't complete without a book in my hand. Which ones have you read? Do our ratings jive? Which ones do you want to pick up after reading my reviews? Drop a comment below. Would love to hear from…

Turn the Page and Move On

Connected through a shared love of reading. This past Friday, as the dust blew across the pages of my reading Kristin Hannah’s latest and greatest, Four Winds, (review to follow) another storm brewed on the pages of Facebook. One of the reading groups I regularly follow, Book Club Girls, run by Harper Collins, announced they…

Back Together & It Feels So Good

July 2021 - The NCL Bookends Recovene In-Person Meetings After 11 Months of Shutdown I'm not sure which lasted longer: the hugs for each arrival, the clouds for a beach day, or the book discussion. After eleven months apart, most of the members of my book club traveled down for a Cape Cod picnic and…

2020 Book Reviews: Reading

A well-read library is a well-toned mind. In a year marked by turmoil and uncertainty, I found reading sustained me to occupy my mind, body, and soul. From my favorite genre, historical fiction, to non-fiction to biographies to young adult, my reading list this year varied and held my interest to initiate thoughtful discussions. Below…