Book Rant: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

As the title suggests, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper is  charming, delightful, and endearing. It contains all of the elements of a cozy and absorbing read: Lovable characters – check. Cross-cultural references and experiences – check. Character development – check. Humorous moments – check. The urge to read “just one more chapter” – check. … More Book Rant: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Book Review: How to Make a French Family

When a reader picks up this memoir from a bookstore, they should be given a complementary pair of rose-colored glasses to match the author’s perspective. In How to Make a French Family, Samantha Verant recounts her experience of rekindling young love and becoming part of a blended family as an expatriate in Southwestern France. I … More Book Review: How to Make a French Family