Book Review

Book Review: A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of Alva Vanderbilt by Therese Ann Fowler

    “What is it that drives some men to such poor behavior? We accept their behavior because of what would happen if we didn’t”. After I read Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, I knew I had to read more of Therese Fowler’s work. I have a huge fascination with the gilded age/jazz era,… Continue reading Book Review: A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of Alva Vanderbilt by Therese Ann Fowler

Monthly Wrap Ups

February Monthly Wrap Up + Beauty obsessed humans, Hemingway, a two star read and a murder mystery

Hey everyone! It's my first monthly wrap up EVER on Fawn & Fern and I'm so excited to share the books I've read this month. I've read a few great books, a good book and a book I wish I hadn't even started. Keep reading to find out! February went by SO FAST. January was… Continue reading February Monthly Wrap Up + Beauty obsessed humans, Hemingway, a two star read and a murder mystery

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Book Review: Love & Ruin by Paula McClain

  Paula McClain truly wraps and weaves you into the world of Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn with her newest novel, Love and Ruin. Marty Gellhorn is a woman of courage and tenacity. She is a writer by trade and throws her all into her work. She is continuously let down by the men in… Continue reading Book Review: Love & Ruin by Paula McClain

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Book Review: The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick

I had a huge Tudor book phase 4-5 years ago. I read everything about Henry the 8th and his wives, watched any Tudor show/movie (ahem, The Tudors with Jonathan Rhys Myers...swoon) and thought about what it was like to live during that era. My phase ended when I moved out of my apartment and into… Continue reading Book Review: The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick

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The English Wife

I recently told a friend "I'm not really into thriller or mystery books". Had I read The English Wife before that, I never would have said it. This suspenseful novel had me completely captivated from the beginning. Set in the late 1800's, it has all the flair of the Gilded Age with a completely shocking… Continue reading The English Wife