books, historical fiction, scotland

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Disney-Hyperion, May 2017 Genre: YA Historical Before Verity . . . there was Julie. When fifteen-year-old Julia Beaufort-Stuart wakes up in the hospital, she knows the lazy summer break she'd imagined won't be exactly what she anticipated. And once she returns to her grandfather's estate, a bit banged up… Continue reading Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

postcards, scotland, travel

Postcards from Scotland

Things were pretty quiet in this space during July, mainly because we took an epic trip with my family to Scotland, Ireland, and the Isle of Man to celebrate my parents' anniversary. After our honeymoon last summer in England (during which we kept saying, "We might as well live it up because who knows when we'll… Continue reading Postcards from Scotland