Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

I'm a big fan of Anne Bogel's Modern Mrs. Darcy's blog.  Last year she started a fabulous podcast called "What Should I Read Next?" that's become something I look forward to listening to each week.  In fact, I began listening when she first started the podcast and I haven't missed a single episode! I enjoy … Continue reading Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

I'm almost ashamed to admit that over the years I've tried reading short story collections only a few times, and each of those times I didn't finish the book.  Ashamed that I haven't tried to read more short stories, and ashamed that I couldn't get through the ones I did start reading. So when I … Continue reading Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

When I was in high school I was enrolled in an Advanced Placement History course.  Our teacher decided that the best way to drill all of the historical events, names and dates into our brains was to type all of that information into hundreds of pages of single-spaced notes, make photocopies, and hand each of  … Continue reading Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys