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Wine Wednesday 26/10/16

Wine Wednesday comes around again all too quickly. Not that I’m complaining, what better way to brighten hump day than with a glass of wine and a great book? 454 more words


Water for Elephants (#34/50)

This was one of those books I felt a little weird reading in public because of how much I kept reacting to the story. I regularly laughed out loud, gasped in surprise, and covered my mouth in horror. 328 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: Books That Took You the Longest to Finish

For anyone unfamiliar with Top 5 Wednesday, it’s a weekly meme that was created by Lainey from gingerreadslainey and is now moderated by Sam from… 556 more words

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Book Review: At the Water's Edge, by Sara Gruen

At the Water’s Edge, by Sara Gruen, is a historical fiction novel that takes place during World War II. Three rich, spoiled, young Americans disgrace themselves and decide to try to redeem their situation by impulsively running off to Scotland to search for the Loch Ness monster. 160 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Water for Elephants


Author: Sara Gruen

Pages: 335

Format: Paperback

Started: August 28, 2016

Finished: September 16, 2016

Rating: 2/5

GoodReads Summary:  1,762 more words


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

I believe the beginning and the end of the novel’s tie-in deserves this five star alone. This book was masterfully planned and organized, not to mention dazzling in the way that it’s about a circus and the truths behind them. 186 more words


Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen

Water For Elephants was the first of Gruen’s books that I discovered. I had’t picked up the book since my initial read years ago and finding myself sick and craving the comfort of a somewhat familiar read I was drawn to revisiting this novel. 461 more words