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Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 2W ago

Mailbox Monday (6/12/17 edition)

 Image licensed from bigstockphoto.com Copyright standsMailbox Monday is hosted here. I've received a few new books recently:Pachinko by Min Jin LeePachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunj...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 4W ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

SynopsisA vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood—an emotionally powerful and haunting story of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture, from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shel...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 1M ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: All That is Solid Melts Into Air by Carole Giangrande

SynopsisIn the morning fog of the North Atlantic, Valerie hears the frenetic ticking of clocks. She's come from Toronto to hike on the French island of St. Pierre and to ponder her marriage to Gerard Lefevre, a Montrealer and a broadcast journali...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 1M ago

READATHON April 2017: Closing Meme

Here we are at the end of the road once again. I was along for only part of the ride-- life is just too distracting these days.1. Which hour was most daunting for you? They all are. I'm my o...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 2M ago

READATHON April 2017: Opening Meme

Here we are again, gathering together around the world to commit to a single goal-- READ. I will do what I can to get some real reading done, but I have mightily failed the last year or two....
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 2M ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles

SynopsisThe endgame is at hand for Penn Cage, his family, and the enemies bent on destroying them in this revelatory volume in the epic trilogy set in modern-day Natchez, Mississippi—Greg Iles’s epic tale of love and honor, hatred and revenge tha...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 2M ago

Introducing... Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles

Introducing books by the first chapter or so...Grief is the most solitary emotion; it makes islands of us all.I've spent a lot of time visiting graves over the past few weeks. Some times wit...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 2M ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: Epic Measures by Jeremy N. Smith

SynopsisMoneyball meets medicine in this remarkable chronicle of one of the greatest scientific quests of our time—the groundbreaking program to answer the most essential question for humanity: how do we live and die?—and the visionary mastermind...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 3M ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: Dishing Up the Dirt by Andrea Bermis

SynopsisAndrea Bemis, the creator of the popular farm-to-table blog Dishing Up the Dirt builds on her success with this beautiful, simple, seasonally driven cookbook, featuring more than 10...
Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World · 4M ago

TLC BOOK TOURS and REVIEW: The Drifter by Christine Lennon

SynopsisMegan Abbott meets M.O. Walsh in Christine Lennon's compelling debut novel about a group of friends on the cusp of graduating from college when their lives are irrevocably changed by a brutal act of violence.Present Day…For two decades, E...