Bean's Book Reviews

By day I’m a fundraiser for a non-profit foundation but in my real life I’m a voracious reader of just about every genre, with a soft spot for rom-coms, historical mysteries, and quirky non-fiction.

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Wintering by Katherine May

“When everything is broken, everything is also up for grabs. That’s the gift of winter.” …

The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine’s Daughters by Rachel Tretheway

A few months ago I went through a Mitford phase. As is my wont, I read everything there was to read,…

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

I’ve been in a bit of a reading funk lately – gobbling up rom coms and historical myster…

The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady

It’s been dreary and raining here in NYC, so when I was offered the change to review The Comeb…

Papyrus: The Invention of Books in the Ancient World by Irene Vallejo

There are few things I love more than a book about books (I’m looking at you, The Shadow of th…