Tag Archives: paris

Book Beginnings on Friday

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted at Rose City Reader.  It’s really simple:  Share the first sentence of the book you are currently reading and what it means to you. My beginning this week is from The Emperor … Continue reading

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Paris in July — Life as an Expat

Paris My Sweet:  A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate) by Amy Thomas Published:  2012 by Sourcebooks Source:  Purchased Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin Published:  2012 by Farrar, Straus and … Continue reading

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Paris in July

I’ve spent the last few days browsing the other blogs participating in Leeswammes’ Literary Giveaway Blog Hop and not only have I entered some great giveaways (there’s still time for you to try your luck!) I discovered new to me … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — Passing Love

Passing Love by Jacqueline E. Luckett Published:  2012 by Grand Central Publishing Source:  received ARC from author for review   Regular readers of my blog will know that I have a soft spot for books set in Paris.  That influenced … Continue reading

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The House I Loved

The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay Published:  2012 by St. Martin’s Press Source:  Purchased at an independent bookstore   Sarah’s Key is one of my favorite books of all time and as a result Tatiana de Rosnay has … Continue reading

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