Delicacy by David Foenkinos

Delicacy by  David Foenkinos Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: The cover has Audrey Tautou on it.  That’s a big hook for me. I also recommend: Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea by Morgan Callan Rogers Summary from GoodReads: Reminiscent of novels by Nick Hornby, Muriel Barbery, and […]

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Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac

Pere Goriot by Honoré de Balzac Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: Part of the 1001 Challenge – plus I’ve always wanted to read Balzac! I also  recommend: The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James On Beauty by Zadie Smith Summary from GoodReads: Nobody writes about money like Balzac, and his […]

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Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey

Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: I love historical fiction and this has a beautiful cover! I recommend: Madame Tussaude by Michelle Moran Summary from GoodReads: Raised alongside her numerous brothers and sisters by the formidable empress of Austria, ten-year-old Maria Antonia knew that […]

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The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson

The Lantern by  Deborah Lawrenson Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon   Reason for Reading: I’m a huge fan of gothic mysteries. I also recommend: The Distant Hours by Kate Morton Rebecca  by Daphne du Maurier Summary from GoodReads: When Eve falls for the secretive, charming Dom, their whirlwind relationship leads them to purchase Les […]

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Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran

Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran Order from: IndieBound | The Book Depository |  Amazon Reason(s) for Reading: I’m a huge fan of Michelle Moran and jumped at the opportunity to read this book. I  also recommend: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn Lady Macbeth by Susan Fraser King Summary from GoodReads: In this deft historical novel, […]

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