The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah is a moving and rich story about family secrets and lost love set in the vineyards of Burgundy. If you enjoy mysteries, historical fiction, wine, French culture with a love story mixed in, you’ll love this one. I sure did.
So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernières is a heartbreaking novel about people searching for happiness and fulfillment after the war. The following book club questions will have spoilers so if you haven’t read the novel yet, read my preview and review first.
I’m still thinking about Love and Ruin by Paula McLain. The story takes you on Martha Gellhorn’s journey to forging a path as her own woman and writer. It’s heartfelt, sad at times and Gellhorn is very inspiring. You know the conversation starter question, if you could have dinner with anyone: dead or alive? Martha Gellhorn …
I stayed up late to finish The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. I couldn’t put the book down until I knew the ending and now I can’t stop thinking about this phenomenal book. I’m in awe of the range of Kristin Hannah’s storytelling with her vivid descriptions. This is a powerful, beautiful and heartbreaking read.
Released in 2015, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah hit several bestseller lists with plans for a screenplay adaptation. I’m an avid reader of all different kinds of genres but I kept putting this one off. I felt I had to be ‘ready’ for it in a sense and I am now.