What did I finish reading this past week? I finished reading two awesome books this past week! An American Marriage by Tayari Jones ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Now I Rise by Kiersten White ⭐️⭐️⭐️ What am I currently reading? I’m currently listening to Gone Missing (Kate Burkholder, #4) by Linda Castillo on audiobook. I haven’t had a ton of time to devote to … More A Week in Reading – March 11-17
Title: Starfish Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman Publish Date: September 26, 2017 # of Pages: 340 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Buy it*: Amazon Description (From Goodreads) Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain that … More Book Review – Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
I absolutely loved my first Book of the Month box, so I think this is a book box subscription I’ll keep. As a reminder, Book of the Month is a little different than other subscription boxes, since you choose your books. Regardless, book mail is book mail, and all book mail is good mail! Unboxing March … More March Book of the Month – Unboxing
For this throwback Thursday, I’m picking a memorable book that starts with the letter ‘S’. This week I’m picking Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. Admittedly I’m not throwing back very far, since I read this book last year, but it’s one of my favorite books that starts with the letter ‘S.’ It’s a powerful story, … More Throwback Thursday – Memorable Book That Starts With the Letter ‘S’
Title: The Great Alone Author: Kristin Hannah Publish Date: February 6, 2018 # of Pages: 435 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Description (From Goodreads) Alaska, 1974. Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed. For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival. Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes … More Book Review – The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Title: The Merry Spinster Author: Mallory Ortberg Publish Date: March 13, 2018 # of Pages: 240 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Buy it*: Amazon Description From Mallory Ortberg comes a collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Adapted from her beloved “Children’s Stories Made Horrific” series, “The Merry Spinster” takes up the trademark wit that endeared Ortberg to readers of … More ARC Book Review – The Merry Spinster by Mallory Ortberg
If people ask why you like to read . . . . . . tell them that some of your greatest friends have been found between the pages of a book. . . . tell them that you love to travel—all over the world, real and imaginary—from the comfort of your couch. . . . … More If people ask why you like to read . . .