The Nightingale: Journal 1

The Nightingale By: Kristin Hannah Genre: Historical Fiction I'm a sucker for historical fiction. Add to that multiple points of view and smart writing - I'm sold!  I read this book in a week, which isn't easy to do when you have unneeded interruptions from hungry children. Like they need to eat or something. As… Continue reading The Nightingale: Journal 1

All This I Will Give To You: Journal 3

This book continues to have a beautiful sense of place. The aroma of the grape vines and the gardenias, the beautiful gardens, and the welcoming workers. I want to go there! I want to make wine and then drink it while sitting on the balcony. I like the juxtaposition of the two characters Manuel and… Continue reading All This I Will Give To You: Journal 3

All This I Will Give To You: Journal 2

We know Alvaro is dead and now we know more about Manuel's past and the loss of his sister and his parents. This is an incredible history of loss. How does this affect Manuel and his grief process? Sounds like he hasn't fully grieved his sister's death and what does that mean for him now?… Continue reading All This I Will Give To You: Journal 2

All This I Will Give To You: Journal 1

All This I Will Give To You By: Dolores Redondo Book translation by: Michael Meigs   Here we go: The cover pictured here is not the same as the cover of the English translated version I have. I prefer this one. Covers matter! There is no window or man in profile on mine and I… Continue reading All This I Will Give To You: Journal 1