Lady Susan

Lady Susan by Jane Austen Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups       From Goodreads: Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight … More Lady Susan

He Wanted the Moon

He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter’s Quest to Know Him by Mimi Baird with Eve Claxton Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads: Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s … More He Wanted the Moon

The Revenant

The Revenant by Michael Punke    Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads: The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when … More The Revenant


High-Rise by J. G. Ballard Rating 3 out of 5 Magical coffee cups          I read this because I heard Tom Hiddleston is going to be in the movie adaptation. Yeah, I have a bit of a problem with this man, I really can’t explain it, he is just an amazing man. … More High-Rise

War Horse

War Horse By Michael Morpurgo Rating: 5 out of 5 magical coffee cups       This book is written from the point of view of a horse named Joey.  At first I thought that this book was going to be a little silly reading the thoughts of a horse but this book is wonderful. … More War Horse