Hi Friends! I put out a question box over on my IG page about book recommendations and some of you sent in your favorites. I also had some ask for me to share those recommendations. So here they are! Some of these I have not read or downloaded yet. But I’ll still share them as well as the ones I’ve listened to or read recently.
The language of Flowers here’s a summary: The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system…
Shopaholic and Baby here’s a summary: Becky Brandon’s life is blooming. She’s working at London’s newest big store, The Look, house-hunting with husband Luke (her secret wish is a Shoe Room) . . .
Twenties girl here’s a summary: Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal professional twenty-something young women don’t get visited by ghosts. Or do they?
The dream giver here’s a summary: Welcome to a little story about a very big idea. This compelling modern-day parable tells the story of Ordinary, who dares to leave the Land of Familiar to pursue his Big Dream.
5 habits of a woman who doesn’t quit here’s a summary: Every woman will eventually face it: the temptation to give in and give up. But something transformative happens when a woman decides to persevere in the face of difficulty and pain.
Fast forward here’s a summary: In this day and hour, fasting is more important than ever before, yet it is a weapon in our arsenal that is often overlooked…
The sentence here’s a summary: Flora, an independent bookstore’s most burdensome customer, is even more exasperating in death, deciding to haunt her favorite haunt, Birchbark Books.
Green lights here’s a summary: I’ve been in this life for 50 years, been trying to work out its riddle for 42, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last 35…
The personal Librarian – I’m almost done with this one. I’m on the final chapters. Although I don’t agree with some of the choices/lifestyles of the characters; I enjoyed the historical pieces of the book. Especially from an African American woman’s point of view during that time period. Here’s a summary: In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library.
Thank you so much for stopping by and hopefully you checkout some of these books.