Courtney's books

The Nightingale
it was amazing
This book absolutely gutted me like few other books have. What an amazing book in so many ways. In some ways, I was reminded of All the Light We Cannot See - similar time period and setting. But in other ways, this book stood apart from ...
The Atomic Weight of Love
it was amazing
A beautiful book with a protagonist that I admired, empathized with, and cried for. Meridian's story is so symbolic of what countless women endured. The sweeping path of her life illustrates how much changed in the lives of American wome...
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
really liked it
Interesting and insightful look into the modern women's rights movement. There were many challenges faced that I was unaware of before reading this, particularly within the civil rights movement. Women today, particularly those born in t...
Britt-Marie Was Here
it was amazing
Fredrik Backman has an amazing way of creating characters who are so rich and layered. Through each, you realize that everyone has a back story, and that facades often hide sadness underneath. It seems to be a recurring theme throughout ...
The Lake House
liked it
Really a 3.5 if I could give it a half star. The book starts a little slow, but then it definitely hooked me. Eleanor ended up being such a marvelous, elaborate character. My disappointment came with the ending however. A little too hoke...

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