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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…

Fresh Water For Flowers

by Valerie Perrin Goodreads description: Violette Toussaint is the caretaker at a cemetery in a small town in Bourgogne. Random visitors, regulars, and, most notably, her colleaguesthree gravediggers, three groundskeepers, and a priestvisit her as often as possible to warm themselves in her lodge, where laughter, companionship, and occasional tears mix with the coffee that […]

Great Circle

by: Maggie Shipstead Goodreads description: Spanning Prohibition-era Montana, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New Zealand, wartime London, and modern-day Los Angeles, Great Circle tells the unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost. After being rescued as infants from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie […]

The Personal Librarian

by: Marie Benedict Goodreads description: The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian–who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.  […]

We Begin at the End

by: Chris Whitaker Goodreads description: There are two kinds of families: the ones we are born into and the ones we create. Walk has never left the coastal California town where he grew up. He may have become the chief of police, but hes still trying to heal the old wound of having given the […]

September 2021 Tidbit

We were too busy reading this month to come up with a creative tidbit idea. With it being October, here are some of our favorite Halloween memes. Just a little something to amuse you! Helen says: Holly says: These Halloween costumes are “Up in Smoke”!! Who sent their kids to preschool looking like this? My […]

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