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The First Actress by C.W. Gortner

The First Actress by C.W. Gortner

The First Actress is an absolutely wonderful (fictional) story about Sarah Bernhardt. I had first heard of her in my high school drama class, but aside from her sleeping in a coffin I didn’t remember anything about her. While many liberties have been taken, I think the reader still has a good idea of who Sarah Bernhardt was by the end of the book. From the beginning, I was hooked. The writing flows easily and while I may not agree…

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Wednesday Whimsy #30

Wednesday Whimsy #30

Bonjour and happy Wednesday. I am recently back from a nine-day road trip to Montana and Wyoming and a weekend trip to Victoria, BC. I’ve been spending as much time at home as possible to recharge my batteries and don’t have any trips planned until New England in October. BookOne of my favorite food bloggers, Audrey from Pardon Your French, has a cookbook coming out in October. She has created my favorite quiche recipe and I’ve heard there’s a savory…

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