Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ~ Jamie Ford

Rating: 4/5 Alternating between Henry as a boy growing up in 1942 WWII and Henry as a middle aged man in 1986, Ford's novel is a beautiful historical fiction that hit me right in the feels. This book is sweet and romantic while reminding readers of tragedies of the past. The star-crossed interracial childhood lovers … Continue reading Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ~ Jamie Ford

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The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust ~ Laura Smith

Happy Early Book Birthday to The Art of Vanishing! Rating: 3/5 Smith writes an intricately woven story of her own life and marriage juxtaposed with that of her research subject Barbara Newhall Follet. Although listed as a memoir, Smith combines Follet's biography in with her own. In large part, that has to do with Smith's … Continue reading The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust ~ Laura Smith