Gone with the Wind, again

Trigger Warning: This post mentions, but does not describe, sexual assault and rape. This is a rarity for this blog. If you’ve been following The Pensive Bookworm for any length of time, you’ll recall that when I was last posting regularly, I was in the midst of working my way through the Amazon/Goodreads 100 Must-Read … Continue reading Gone with the Wind, again

Finding Annie by Katherine Turner

TW: mention of sexual assault/rape Earlier this year, I read Finding Annie by Katherine Turner, who is a friend and client. I had the privilege of working on Finding Annie in 2019, and reading it again for pleasure was a much different experience than reading it for work. I wrote the review below at the … Continue reading Finding Annie by Katherine Turner

Book Review: Dear Professor by Donna Freitas

Note: I received a free copy of this book from Net Galley and am leaving this review voluntarily. Dear Professor by Donna Freitas is a quick read. I finished the book in a single sitting, lasting less than an hour, and instantly sent a recommendation to a friend for her to read this book as … Continue reading Book Review: Dear Professor by Donna Freitas

“Let Them Grumble”

If you know me, you know that I am a complete and total Tudorphile. Both of my kids are named after Tudor figures, and the person from history I’d most like to have a conversation with is Anne Boleyn. So, in a way, it’s only fitting that when I was dealing with a vexing situation … Continue reading “Let Them Grumble”

Book Review: Dandelion by America DeFleur

Autobiographies and memoirs have always been my favorites genre. I can’t remember the first one I ever read, but I do remember thinking, “Wow, this is what the author wanted to make sure was left behind of their life.” As I’ve grown up, I’ve realized those who write autobiographies and memoirs often have a weighty … Continue reading Book Review: Dandelion by America DeFleur