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National Book Award Finalists Announced

National Book Award Finalists Announced

Bookfinds October 15, 2014 0

  And the finalists are… Fiction: “An Unnecessary Woman” (Grove), by Rabih Alameddine, a Lebanese American artist who lives in San Francisco and Beirut. His novel tells the story of a reclusive translator in Lebanon. “All

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Olive Kitteridge Coming to TV

Olive Kitteridge Coming to TV

Bookfinds October 8, 2014 0

Here is your first glimpse of the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Elizabeth Strout. It looks stark, it looks honest, it looks raw and it looks beautiful.

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First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

Bookfinds October 7, 2014 0

 It has been a few years since we last heard from the incomparably talented Sarah Addison Allen. I absolutely adore her tales of magical realism and can’t wait to dive into First Frost! Sarah

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Bookfinds: The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag

Bookfinds: The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag

Bookfinds October 6, 2014 0

  Every so often I will be posting about books that haven’t come out yet but that I am eagerly anticipating. One example is The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag. This

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Bookfinds: Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me by Rachel Bertsche

Bookfinds: Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me by Rachel Bertsche

Bookfinds October 2, 2014 0

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars. What woman hasn’t

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Bookfinds: Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney

Bookfinds: Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney

Bookfinds September 24, 2014 0

Maddy Carson is a mass of contradictions. She loves her job as Script Supervisor on a hit TV show, but hates “Hollywood.” Super-organized and down-to-earth, Maddy is clearly one of the best at her

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Bookfinds: A Wedding in Provence by Ellen Sussman

Bookfinds: A Wedding in Provence by Ellen Sussman

Bookfinds September 23, 2014 0

Ellen Sussman, nationally bestselling author of French Lessons, delivers a feast for the senses in A Wedding in Provence—a moving novel of love, forgiveness, and trust, set among the beaches and vineyards of southern France. When Olivia

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The Summer Wind by Mary Alice Monroe

The Summer Wind by Mary Alice Monroe

Bookfinds September 23, 2014 0

  The Summer Wind is the second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the New York Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a poignant and heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined

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The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes

The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes

Bookfinds September 23, 2014 1

  THE SHIP OF BRIDES by Jojo Moyes   1946. Four women from Australia are bound for England along with 650 other war brides on the HMS Victoria. This ship is not only transporting

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Talking Books with Oprah

Talking Books with Oprah

Bookfinds September 8, 2014 0

.@jocelynkelley Not sure when next book club pick will be, but have a new book out today “What I Know For Sure” http://t.co/Bo8T0ceRhL — Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) September 2,

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