I just receive The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah through the Library and it's an audiobook :)
Did any of you read it? Was it good?
I also receive The Immortalist. What are you're thoughts?
Any #BookToMovie adaptations on this list that you‘re super excited to see?
I‘m most excited for Stargirl, and The Nightingale ⭐️
#MayMadness @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid
#BeatleMaynia #ShesLeavingHome Isabelle leaves her home to join the French Resistance during WWII. Parts of this story are based on the story of Andrée de Jongh, a Belgian woman who helped Allied airmen escape to safety over the Pyrenees.
1. Speed Racer @BarbaraTheBibliophage
2. Australia @Melissa_J
3. I use a highly sophisticated, finely calibrated algorithm AKA serendipity. @emtobiasz
4. I finally read the tagged selection for book club and loved it. @youneverarrived
5. What color is your toothbrush?
I stayed up too late last night, or this morning, finishing The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. I had too much of an emotional hangover to post about it last night. I'm not going to go into great detail because so many have already read it. This book touched my soul. It's such a special piece of literature. I cared so deeply for the characters and their outcome. I know this one is going to stay with me for awhile.
I finally give in and bought this physical copy after reading the first chapter of the eBook from library! Now I understand why the hype about this one! It's written so beautifully and so heartfelt I was drawn from the very first moment!
Who else love this one?
Ok... *Going to buy more tissues before going deeper into the story*
#newbook #tbr #readinglife #booknerd #bibliophile #historicfiction
I finished this early this week, and just realized I didn‘t review it yet.
I mostly listened to the audiobook, which was well done. I felt at times that the writing and characters were a bit simplistic, but as I got deeper in the story I enjoyed it more and more. While this isn‘t my favorite WWII historical fiction I‘ve read, I did like it a lot and it‘s definitely a pick.
#chunkster #LitsyAtoZ #LetterH for author #UglyCried
More books for my birthday!
Just finished the audiobook version of this. Definitely a 5 ⭐️ read for me! I was actually surprised and delighted that it lived up to the numerous glowing recommendations I‘d heard before reading this one, as I could tell early on its not a pace I typically enjoy lately, but maybe I‘m reconnecting with my literary roots, or maybe this is just that well done. Either way 👍🙌🏽👏
I‘ve got a big jumpstart on both Sea Women and Nightingale, mostly from last weekend‘s readathon. I‘ll most likely read one or two more than these. 📚📚📚💙❤️💙
I will always be a fan of historical fiction. Especially ones set during the wars, which tell a story about characters that are not well known. The forgotten heroes. And the strength and resilience of human nature in the face of adversity. That, to me, makes a book not only enjoyable, but also educational. And this beautiful book does just that. #recentlyread #nospoilers #historicfiction #womenofthewar #forgottenheroes #24B4Mondaybook3 ❤️😢😍
Unfortunately the ick has invaded. ?? I am starting my reading much later than anticipated, but I still hope to lose myself in the world created by this book. Once again, despite the mixed reviews, I am in the "enjoying the story and writing" camp. ❤️?⌚ #currentlyreading #readathon #24B4Monday
Reading challenge: Book set in WWII (14)
I respect that others are fond of this book. My rating is a reflection of my own experience with it. Although I have never read this author‘s work before, I‘ve read that this is considered her best. With that in mind, it is unlikely that I will read anything else that she has written. Her style is simply not one that interests me.
Full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2747086849
1) tagged, although it depends on the person.
3) The high is supposed to be 37F 👏🌞😍
4) I can't think of anything that I consider to be weird. My roomie thinks my peanut butter banana sandwiches are gross, but I think that's because she's weird. 🤣
I found this in a charity shop for Qa! What a steal! I‘ve heard really great things about this story ? has anyone else read it? Does it live up to the hype?
Just finished this gripping epic novel while cooking dinner tonight and WOW!
Five STUNNING stars for this brilliant piece of literature from Kristin Hannah. We follow the story of two sisters during World War Two. While Vianne cares for her daughter, waiting for her husband to return from the war, her younger sister Isabel is determined to make a difference.
Loved the characters, plot development, and that inevitable tearjerker of an ending!
I really didn‘t like this one and I‘m surprised so many people do. It felt trite and sensationalistic to me. There were parts I enjoyed but ultimately think it could have been much better. (And it was so long.)
I picked this book for the #booked2019 challenge as my "reminds you of your happy place". It takes place in Paris, and while my experience there wasn't great, I was travelling with my best friends, eating great food, and that's the happiest place to be. I am grateful to have read this novel based on the events of World War II because we often forget how far spread its affect was. #popsugarreadingchallenge2019
A few minutes before pick up from driver‘s ed, trip to the mall to return shoes, high school jazz band festival, then meeting with advisor for the science fair.