The Lost and Found Bookshop book

The Lost and Found Bookshop

The Lost and Found Bookshop starts with a tragedy and ends with love. At the center of it all is a bookshop and building that has been in the family for years.

Midnight In Chernobyl book

Midnight In Chernobyl

Midnight in Chernobyl includes over 100 pages of author notes. This book and story were well researched and documented. The book made a nuclear disaster fascinating. I could not put this book down. I told my husband that I did not know that I would be so interested in nuclear power and the accident that happened at Chernobyl.

The Last Year of the War Book

The Last Year of the War

I bought this ebook a while ago when it was on sale but didn’t read it until recently when several readers suggested it to me. If you are one of the readers, thank you! I loved this book.

The Downstairs Girl Book cover

The Downstairs Girl

The Downstairs Girl is a historical YA fiction book about Jo, a Chinese American, living in Atlanta in the late 1800s. Jo lives in the basement, where she listens to the happens upstairs. During the day Jo works as a lady’s maid who speaks her mind.

Gone to the Woods book

Gone To the Woods

Gone to the Woods by Gary Paulsen is the book that made me break my backlist book challenge. It is the first book I have read in 2021 that was published in 2021.

A Long Way Home book cover

A Long Way Home

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierly was a book that I received from Page 1 books as part of my Page 1 book subscription. I will share more about this subscription service soon, but I will say that this book was a great pick for me.

An Irish Country Doctor Book

An Irish Country Doctor

I picked up An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor after reading More Things In Heaven and Earth. The two series have a lot in common in that both are about doctors in small rural towns.

Unoffendable book cover


Unoffendable by Brant Hansen was published in 2015, but it seemed like a book that could have easily been published in 2020.

The First Wave Book

The First Wave

My dad gave me The First Wave to read because he loved it so much. It tied with several other D-Day books I read.

Library book


Library: An Unquiet History was published in 2003. It is a nonfiction book that shares the history of libraries.