Thoughts on “The Invisible Bridge” by Julie Orringer (Audiobook)

I’ve had The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer since it came out in 2010. I decided it was finally time for me to read it! About the Book: We first meet Andras and Tibor Lévi in 1937. They are brothers, rooming together in Budapest while their younger brother Mátyás lives at home and reluctantly helps their parents with […]

Thoughts on “Helen of Troy” by Margaret George (Audiobook)

Helen of Troy by Margaret George is one of those books I’ve been meaning to read…oh, approximately forever. It was the first of George’s weighty tomes about prominent historical figures to cross my path in used book form, so it’s where I began with her work. About the Book: Helen of Troy is just that: […]

Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks

Welcome, Reading Buddies! Just a reminder that next month, for our last RB read (at least for now), we’ll be tackling Possession by A.S. Byatt. Hope you can join in for a last hurrah! As always, spoilers are fair game here. I’ll get into some major ones later on, but I’ll warn again before those […]

Reading Buddies Discussion: “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks

Welcome, Reading Buddies! (If you missed my announcement last week, be sure to check it out.) Year of Wonders is the first novel by Geraldine Brooks I’ve actually stuck with. I tried People of the Book a couple of years ago and just couldn’t get into it. I’m happy to report Year of Wonders is […]

Reading Buddies: July Pick and an Announcement

Just a reminder that there’s still plenty of time to jump on board for our June read, which is Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. I started it last night, and I’m definitely interested already. It’s my first of Brooks’ books. July’s book won with a landslide! We’ll be reading Possession by A.S. Byatt. I’ve […]