Friday Reads

Happy Friday! The weekend is just a few hours away and here in Connecticut we’re going to get another slap of humidity and rain for an extended duration, like all the way to next Thursday at last check. That’s way too long for oppressive humidity. Way too long. So my big plans for the weekend includes air conditioning and reading.

The premise of this book captured my imagination and interest. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book that wasn’t a mystery or suspense. So immersing myself in this book has been a welcomed break from my usual reading. And this is the first book I’ve read that takes place in two eras – 1949 and present day.

I’m cheering for Charlotte, she’s standing up against her parents because she wants to do something they oppose. She’s determined to make a career for herself in advertising when all she really can expect to be is a typist, maybe a secretary if she gets lucky. Olivia is trying to save her job at the upstart advertising agency she joined after they lost an major account.

Their lives will intersect and I’m almost at that point in the book. Maybe instead of bemoaning the impending weather I should be grateful for the opportunity to stay inside curled up with this book.

What are you reading this weekend?

 

3 Comments

  1. I am reading THE LOST VINTAGE by Ann Mah. It takes place in occupied France in WWII as well as present day. It is very good. I am looking forward to our rainy weekend in Central Ohio so I can finish it.

    1. Hi Sharon, Sorry I didn’t reply sooner. I missed the notification. I hope you were ablet to finish reading THE LOST VINTAGE. That’s what rainy weekends are made for, right? I’ll look up the book. Love the title. Enjoy your day!

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