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book club read: the paris wife

Last month my book club read The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain. This was my second read of the book and I had no trouble devouring its beautifully strung together words once again. The Paris Wife recounts the first marriage of Ernest Hemingway as told by his wife, Hadley, and weaves fairytale-like settings with love and heartache and Jazz age Paris with glitz and betrayal. It’s a book that makes you feel. By the end you’ll be reaching for tissues and the work of Hemingway himself (my own copy of A Moveable Feast just arrived in the mail!). Read it and if you’re like me, it will leave you wanting to buy a ticket to Paris to retrace their steps, or wishing you could find yourself in the streets of 1920’s Chicago…

“It was our favorite part of the day, this in-between time, and it always seemed to last longer than it should—a magic and lavender space unpinned from the hours around it, between worlds.”

  • Natasha cadman - March 8, 2013 - 9:46 am

    I LOVED this book! How well was it written?! And totally agree, makes me want to go to Paris even more. xReplyCancel

  • Stephanie - March 8, 2013 - 9:54 am

    I’ve been eyeing this one in Chapters for awhile … I’m a sucker for any book with “Paris” in the title lolReplyCancel

  • Adam Wormald - March 8, 2013 - 10:28 am

    I think I’ll just watch “Midnight in Paris” again :)ReplyCancel

  • Whitney Lane - March 8, 2013 - 11:21 am

    I was in need of a new book! Thanks for the ideasReplyCancel

  • Amanda Driver - March 12, 2013 - 9:55 am

    Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy! :) XOReplyCancel

  • falcon - March 13, 2013 - 1:06 pm

    I keep hearing about the Paris Wife–maybe it’s time to finally grab a copy! xoReplyCancel

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