The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

When author Mary Ann Shaffer passed away, her niece, Annie Barrows, took up the mantle of completing the novel her aunt had been researching and writing. The resulting product of their joint efforts is this delightful little story, entitled The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. We meet a variety of characters, including our lovable … Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

The Thirteenth Tale is a gripping mystery written by Diane Setterfield. Captivating, suspenseful, and extremely well-written, it is one of my favorite novels. Our narrator, Margaret, works in her father’s out-of-print and rare bookshop in present day England. Margaret is contacted by famous and prolific author, Vida Winter. The mysterious Vida has written twelve “autobiographies,” … Continue reading The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield