The Art of Hearing Heartbeats– Jan-Philipp Sendker

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats– Jan-Philipp Sendker

Read Date: January 18, 2020Rating: 3.5/5Format: E-book Julia Win's father has left. Out of the blue and without a trace, he disappeared and was never heard of again. To get to the bottom of this disappearance, Julia visits her father's native Kalaw in Burma (present day Myanmar), where she meets a mysterious man who inexplicably [...]

The Starless Sea– Erin Morgenstern

The Starless Sea– Erin Morgenstern

Read Date: January 16, 2020Rating: 3/5Format: Print Book The Night Circus author Erin Morgenstern returns with with another fantastic (double meaning!) novel that beautifully exhibits her knack for creating dreamy, twisty, quasi-steampunky worlds in The Starless Sea. When Zachary Ezra Rawlins checks out an antique, authorless, mysterious book from his university library, he discovers in [...]

Northanger Abbey — Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey — Jane Austen

Read Date: January 8, 2020Rating: 5/5Format: E-Book Northanger Abbey follows a much more run-of-the-mill heroine than the bulk of Austen's other novels, and herein lies the foundation on which the rest of the novel's strength is shaped. Catherine Morland is, through and through, a teenage girl. She is silly and naive and only making her [...]

Down the TBR Hole #8

Down the TBR Hole #8

Hi all! We're back with week 8 of Bookmark Your Thoughts's Goodreads de-clutter challenge, Down the TBR Hole! The Rules: Go to your Goodreads to-read shelfOrder on ascending date added.Take the first 5 (or 10 if youโ€™re feeling adventurous) books.Read the synopses of the books.Decide: keep it or should it go?Keep track of where you [...]

Down the TBR Hole #7

Down the TBR Hole #7

Continuing on with week seven of "Down the TBR Hole" from Bookmark Your Thoughts wherein I de-clutter my Goodreads to-read list! Last week I really got rid of a few, so I'm curious to see how this week goes! The Rules: Go to your Goodreads to-read shelfOrder on ascending date added.Take the first 5 (or [...]