Author Archives: coffee.books.rain

The Tea Planter’s Wife Review

Author: Dinah Jefferies Genre: Fiction/ Historical Publisher: Broadway Books Publish Date: June 20, 2017             Goodreads Synopsis #1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he’s keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what […]

Reading Slumps

Currently, I am going through a reading slump…I try to read but I don’t want to force myself because I don’t want my hobby to become a chore. I have a few books that I want to read that are contemporary. I don’t know why but coming out of a reading slump I always have […]

Boss Bitch Book Review

Thank you Blogging for Books for sending me this review copy. New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin is back with a sassy and actionable guide empowering women to be the boss of their lives and their careers. You don t need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss, says financial expert and […]

The Road to Paradise Book Review

In 1927, Margie Lane, an avid naturalist, convinces her Senator father to procure her a position at the fledgling Mount Rainier National Park. Since Ranger Ford Brannon lost his father in a climbing accident, he doubts his ability to protect the park and its many visitors. He certainly doesn’t relish the job of watching over […]

Approval Junkie Book Review

From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and CBS News Sunday Morning, a collection of daring, funny essays chronicling the author’s adventures during her lifelong quest for approval Faith Salie has done it all in the name of validation. Whether it’s trying to impress her parents with a perfect GPA, […]

City of Miracles Review

Revenge. It’s something Sigrud je Harkvaldsson is very, very good at. Maybe the only thing. So when he learns that his oldest friend and ally, former Prime Minister Shara Komayd, has been assassinated, he knows exactly what to do and that no mortal force can stop him from meting out the suffering Shara’s killers deserve. […]

Portrait Revolution Review

Based on the popular international collaborative art project, Julia Kay’s Portrait Party, this book features hundreds of portraits in multiple mediums and styles teamed with tips and insights on the artistic process. The human face is one of the most important subjects for artists, no matter their chosen medium. Pulling from 50,000 works of portraiture […]