January 2021 Tidbit

Phew! We have done some reading during this “Dry” January! We are also paying more attention to our appearance…New Year’s resolution and all…Here are our favorite beauty products of the moment: Helen says: My aunt, Diane Lambeth, turned me on to this tinted moisturizer a few years ago. It is my “go to” foundation. It […]

December 2020 Tidbit

Helen and Holly’s favorite holiday movies: Helen says: Gremlins – I just love Gizmo and this sweet holiday story of demons terrorizing a small town! Elf – Will Ferrell is my hero. Christmas Vacation – cult classic Holly says: Christmas Vacation – of course! And Chevy Chase is a doppelganger for my Dad. Home Alone […]

Helen and Holly’s Top 5 of 2020

Helen says: American Dirt – Haters can hate! I loved it. The Vanishing Half – great story The Exiles – another great story! Pretty Things – page turner, suspenseful, no literary masterpiece Hamnet – terrific historical fiction Least Favorite: Luster – totally disturbing, gross and overrated! Holly says: The Yellow Bird Sings – beautifully written! […]

Sea Wife by Amity Gaige

Goodreads description: From the highly acclaimed author of Schroder, a smart, sophisticated page literary page-turner about a young family who escape suburbia for a yearlong sailing trip that upends all of their lives. Juliet is failing to juggle motherhood and her stalled-out dissertation on confessional poetry when her husband, Michael, informs her that he wants to […]

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Goodreads description: A poignant, charming novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in common than they ever imagined Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that […]

Is This Anything?

by: Jerry Seinfeld Goodreads Description: The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy. Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved […]