Recs for The Best Themed Book Month of the Year

It’s non-fiction November usually the happiest (book) time of year! Okay here’s a confession I used to get non-fiction confused with fiction because naturally I thought non-fiction meant… not true and fiction was true. Obviously I figured that out. Sometime in college I think but otherwise I thought I’d recommend some good not fiction books … More Recs for The Best Themed Book Month of the Year

Finally Guernsey

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Directed By: Mike Newell Grade: B I had been waiting for this one to hit Netflix ever since I saw the trailer many months ago. Plus I did really enjoy the book on which it was based. I also generally love Lily James- so yeah, a little excited for … More Finally Guernsey

I Prefer the Ruin

Love and Ruin By: Paula McLain Grade: B+ *I received a copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Love and Ruin is the story of Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gelhorn’s tumultuous meeting, romance and eventual marriage. Paula McLain wrote Circling the Sun which was one of my favorite books a few years ago and … More I Prefer the Ruin

Love, Hope & Letters

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society By: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows Grade: B+ As the rebuilding from World War II commences author Juliet Ashton begins a correspondence with the people of Guernsey (several of them anyway) who while under German occupation formed a literary club and discovered books, friendship and a … More Love, Hope & Letters

Dunkirk

Dunkirk Directed by: Christopher Nolan Grade: B+ Christopher Nolan is one of my favorite directors around so I had to see Dunkirk. It’s also not a story I’m very familiar with although I knew what it was about- the evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk as France falls to the Nazi’s. A lot of the … More Dunkirk

A Touch of Stardust

 I was so excited for this book! It had everything I love and I couldn’t want to get my hands on it- electronically anyway. I mean this book it spoke to me.  It tells the story of a want to be writer who gets a job as assistant to Carole Lombard right at the time … More A Touch of Stardust