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Helen and Holly Hit the Books

High brow reading for your low brow life!

Our book ranking system is on a scale of 1 to 5 Reading Nerds, with 5 being the highest rating.

1 Reading Nerd = 1 Star 潃儭

Our Latest Reads…

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

by: Kim Michele Richardson Goodreads description: In 1936, tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue-skinned 19-year-old Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry.  The lonely young Appalachian woman joins the historical Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a librarian, riding across slippery creek beds […]

Greenwich Park

by: Katherine Faulkner Goodreads description: Helens idyllic lifehandsome architect husband, gorgeous Victorian house, and cherished baby on the way (after years of trying)begins to change the day she attends her first prenatal class and meets Rachel, an unpredictable single mother-to-be. Rachel doesnt seem very maternal: she smokes, drinks, and professes little interest in parenthood. Still, […]

Nine Lives

by: Peter Swanson Goodreads description: Nine strangers receive a list with their names on it in the mail. Nothing else, just a list of names on a single sheet of paper. None of the nine people know or have ever met the others on the list. They dismiss it as junk mail, a fluke – […]

Sea of Tranquility

by: Emily St. John Mandel Goodreads description: Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in […]

May/June 2022 Tidbit

We LOVE Wordle- Do you? If you are unfamiliar, click here to play this New York Times phenomenon. There are some great spinoffs of Wordle now. Here are our favorites: Helen says: I love Food- can you tell by my svelte physique? Phoodle is so much fun. Click here to play. Holly says: Try Worldle! […]

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