The Imperative of Desire (Passing Rites Book 1) by Elena Graf ~ my review

“The Imperative of Desire” is book no.1 in Elena Graf’s Passing Rites historical fiction series. The cover shows a young woman dressed in a belle époque dress reading on a rocking chair. It impersonates the main character’s biggest desire: to learn, to get educated, to have the career she loves and to become the womanContinue reading “The Imperative of Desire (Passing Rites Book 1) by Elena Graf ~ my review”

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Strands by Elena Graf (Hobbs series book #7) ~ my review

It is a thrill to read each new book from the Hobbs series. I am familiar with the characters because I have read all the previous books. I was really anxious to see what happens next in the Hobbs universe with all the remarkable characters: Lucy, Liz, Brenda, Cherie, Sam, Olivia, Courtney, Melissa, Denise. TheyContinue reading “Strands by Elena Graf (Hobbs series book #7) ~ my review”

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Summer People by Elena Graf (Hobbs book #6)

It is finally here, Hobbs book #6: „Summer People” and I have been absorbed into the Hobbs women’s lives after the lockdown because of the covid-19 pandemic and I really enjoyed how their lives have changed and how they evolved. Elena Graf has written a complex plot that made the characters even more remarkable, flawed,Continue reading “Summer People by Elena Graf (Hobbs book #6)”

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The Dark Winter by Elena Graf (Hobbs book #5)

 I was so anxious to read the next book of the Hobbs series by Elena Graf, because the previous book, Hobbs #4, „Thirsty Thursdays”, left me with more questions than answers and I really wanted to know what happens next with the remarkable characters of the series. How their lives are turned upside town byContinue reading “The Dark Winter by Elena Graf (Hobbs book #5)”

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Love In Time Of Corona By Elena Graf (Hobbs book #3)

The title: „Love In Time Of Corona”, reminded me of another book on love in times of a pandemic:  „Love In Time Of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The plot is really different, but I find it a great title, meaning that even during times of insecurity, loneliness and disease, love will always shine aContinue reading “Love In Time Of Corona By Elena Graf (Hobbs book #3)”

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High October (Hobbs Book 1) by Elena Graf

“High October” by Elena Graf is the first book in the Hobbs Series The meaning of the title : High October is the period during Maine autumn when it’s really warm like an Indian summer when it’s warm enough to walk without a jacket, at least this is what the old Mainers call it andContinue reading “High October (Hobbs Book 1) by Elena Graf”

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This is my body by Elena Graf

What could an agnostic philosophy professor and an Episcopal priest have in common? Love. And so much more. I loved the fact that that  “This is my body” by Elena Graf   involves the romance between Lucy (former opera singer and Episcopal priest) and Erika (philosophy professor), two women after 50 with vast life experience,Continue reading “This is my body by Elena Graf”

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CJWerlinger

Literary Fiction with a Twist

K'Anne Meinel

The Place for Romance, Drama, Murder and a little bit MORE

Online Psychological Research with Labvanced.com

Online Psychological Research Platform

carly books

I read lots of books, from mythology retellings to literary fiction and I love to reread books from childhood, this is a place to voice my thoughts for fun. I also like to ramble about things such as art or nature every now and again.

BRAINCHILD

gehadsjourney.wordpress.com

Jude in the Stars

Sapphic book reviews and other life stuff

Doña Dulcinea

The Sun Shines Behind The Clouds Through The Raindrops Falling On My Head