While You Are Waiting for… Malibu Rising

This Summer’s blockbuster book is Malibu Rising, by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and if it proves to be as entertaining as her previous novels, it should be worth the hold-queue wait. The novel begins by introducing us to the adult Riva children, in the early 1980s, getting ready for a massive bash at their Malibu mansion. … Continue reading While You Are Waiting for… Malibu Rising

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

As everyone knows by now, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong is our One Book Chelmsford 2022 title. Jess and Deanna talk about On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous in the latest installment of Bookmarked!  They discuss several of the main themes of the novel, as well as offer some great readalike suggestions. The … Continue reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Bibliobites in March: In the Kitchen We’re Briefly Vietnamese

It was an exciting day for our Bibliobites group: in March we were able to meet in person for the first time in two years!  The conversation was fast and furious as we caught up with each other and discussed our adventures with Vietnamese Food Any Day by Andrea Nguyen.  This month’s title was chosen … Continue reading Bibliobites in March: In the Kitchen We’re Briefly Vietnamese