Romantic New Releases

Romantic New Releases

In case you want to avoid the specialty menus and wine mark-up at local restaurants, consider having a cozy evening home with a lovely romantic novel  if you are coupled off, your sweetheart can read alongside you too.. Make dinner together and share a bottle of wine, a dessert and reading time. My husband and I started a Tuesday night reading habit this year and it doesn’t always go as planned but sometimes it’s nice to curl up on the…

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Weekly Book Round-Up

Weekly Book Round-Up

Week of 2/4/18-2/10/18 Weekly Book Round-Up This is a weekly installment of bookish happenings across the collective book community.  What I’m reading:   This week I read  Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. I’ll have a full review out this month. I bought this awhile ago and it was collecting e-dust on my audible shelf. I started it this summer, put it down and came back to it only after my husband had read this book for his office book club. …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Have Been On My Shelf the Longest and Need to Be Read

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Have Been On My Shelf the Longest and Need to Be Read

The Top Ten Tuesday topic of the day came from The Artsy Reader Girl.   I recently went through my goodreads account and purged books that have been on my to-be-read list for ages that realistically I no longer have interest in reading.  Here are few that remain on my list and hopefully I’ll be able to push them toward the done pile this year! This is a collection of what has been sitting on my shelf for years, most…

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Best Dressed Books

Best Dressed Books

It’s award season and all the beautiful dresses on the red carpet are being discussed around the water-cooler and across the internet.  Here is a selection of beautiful dresses as they appear on book covers.  . Click the photos below to read more about the books behind the covers.  What dress would you want to wear? What book do you want to read?    

Week of 1/28/18-2/3/18 Weekly Book Round-Up

Week of 1/28/18-2/3/18 Weekly Book Round-Up

This is a weekly installment of bookish happenings across the collective book community.  What I’m reading:   This week I read  Piecing me Together  by Renée Watson. I’ll have a full review out this month.  I found this book through a goodreads review from a booktuber  (the collective book community overlaps!)  This is a coming of age story that is softer than The Hate U Give but equally relevant.  This book also looks at themes of friendship, perseverance, and community.  I…

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Upcoming New Releases: February 2018

Upcoming New Releases: February 2018

February is the shortest month – but sometimes it can feel like the longest month.  To help pull you through the winter here are some books fresh off the press to look forward to in February. If you want to join the conversation about what books you are looking forward to reading, please check out The Paperfruit facebook page or message me via twitter or goodreads. New Releases for February: Release Date:  February 6, 2018 The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard …

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Title:   The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Author:  Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre:  Fiction  Why I picked his book up:  It has a beautiful cover What this book is about:  This is a fast paced read that covers the success and failures of the main character, Evelyn Hugo a former Hollywood starlet as she is dictating her life story for her autobiography. Evelyn is 79 in the present day and reflecting on her youth in Hell’s Kitchen to her transformation in…

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Week of 1/14/17-1/20/17 Weekly Book Round-Up

Week of 1/14/17-1/20/17 Weekly Book Round-Up

I’m trying something new this year! Here is a collection of bookish happenings, fresh content generated this week across, podcasts, booktube, bookstagram, book blogs  and more.  Hope you enjoy these selections, feel free to follow these content creators and subscribe to their platforms or check out books they have featured this week.  If you like these selections, check back next week for my curated findings in the collective book community.   Literary Themed Podcast:  Making the Past Relevant  Episode 211: Winter of Wayback, 1950!…

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