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Day 1207: White Houses

Amy Bloom’s latest novel, White Houses, leads me to a topic that I’ve mentioned before. I think it is important, when writing fiction about real people, to keep their characters true to that of the original person. 207 more words


This Weekend

I love rainy days, especially those days when I can stay home, in pjs, laying on either the sofa or in bed, reading all day. If I can plan it to also have warm cookies coming out of the oven it is my idea of heaven. 266 more words


Jo’s Pick of the Week: White Houses by Amy Bloom

Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor are larger-than-life figures in American history. Franklin, the only American president elected three times, lead the country through the Great Depression and World War II, despite being crippled by polio. 368 more words

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Recent TBR Additons (14th of April, 2018)

A feature in which I share new books I added to my TBR.

I finally changed the name of this feature to Recent TBR Additions… 776 more words

Book Blogging

White Houses - a narrative of love through time

White Houses, a moving historical fiction novel, is not about Eleanor Roosevelt, her marriage or her time in the White House. It is not a typical love story either. 313 more words

Book Reviews

Guest Post From Megan @ Hungry Bookworm - Review Of White Houses And Sherry-Spiked Mushroom Soup

Today I have something different and special for you guys. The lovely Megan over at The Hungry Bookworm had the awesome idea of trading guest posts. 984 more words

Book Blog


If you’re the type of person who likes “real” historical novels, ones that peer into the lives of actual historical figures directly, rather than looking at famous or infamous people through made up characters who happen to orbit around them, and if you’re interested in the era of the 1930’s and 1940’s in America, then we have a new book for you!   412 more words