So Many Books, Not Ever Enough Time

So Many Books, Not Ever Enough Time

For those of you who’s eyes are bigger than their spare time to read, I join you in solidarity. My stack of books to read has become a new piece of furniture in my bedroom, tall enough to sit next to a chair and wide enough to display the errant bookmark and cup of...
It’s All About the Dress, Again

It’s All About the Dress, Again

The Gown by Jennifer Robson, a book of historical fiction, was last year’s runaway hit with most book discussion groups. The story of two women, who under the cloak of great secrecy, embroidered the motifs on Princess Elizabeth’s wedding gown. Years later, their...
Escape to Belgravia

Escape to Belgravia

Between the finale of the PBS series Downton Abbey and the beginning of the PBS series Victoria, Julian Fellowes published a book titled Belgravia in 2016. There were rumors at the time that this was to be a series, but I gave up hope. No one, no one, does a period...
Susan Who???

Susan Who???

It can sometimes be an occupational hazard when people learn you work in a library. You sort of become the “party entertainment”. You will get questions like “What’s the best book you ever read?” or “What are you currently reading?” or “Why can’t I get this book in an...