REVIEW: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

In brief: Violet is a spinster in the 1930s and eager to get away from her mother. So she moves towns, meets some new friends and joins a group of broderers. But it all becomes more complex… The good: The story really grows on you and stays with you. The not-so-good: The story is rather... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 16/9/19

A busy week as always. It wasn't great for football, but on the upside it means I'll have more time to read (plus a functional voice). I was lucky to receive some books in the mail this week! A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier  (available now, RPR $32.99) arrived thanks to Harper Collins (how did... Continue Reading →

The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier

A quick rundown… Honor Bright leaves the Quaker community for a new life in England but events leave her lost and lonely in a new land. Strengths: Interesting to learn more about the Underground Railroad and Quaker life. Weaknesses: A little slow to start. Why I read it: Received from The Reading Room – thank... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 24/12/12

Today's going to be a busy day around here – working, cooking and catching up with family and friends. Thank goodness there's the mail to look forward to! My mailbox was quite good this week, even though I shunned the shops (oh so busy). The last of my sale books from The Book Depository arrived,... Continue Reading →

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