Most excited for June-December 2021

It’s that time of year.  The time when I start revising my “books I’m excited for” list.  At the beginning of the year, I usually put books that come out within the first few months.  But that means I ignore or am ignorant of all the amazing books coming out in the second half of … Continue reading Most excited for June-December 2021

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Strap in, everyone.  It’s going to be a long one. I’m finally tackling a book series that I have been meaning to write about for ages now and it will come to no surprise to those of you who have Netflix, but I’m going to talk about the Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo. … Continue reading Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

When I finished this book, my first thought was that this was the most beautiful book I had ever read! Frankly, I’m not even sure how to start this post.  I’m actually struggling to find the words to describe this book.  And, you know it's good when I HAVE NO WORDS! ME! NO WORDS! What … Continue reading The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

The Jane Austen Experience

So, did you read my review last week about Ladies of the House by Lauren Edmondson? Well, you should (and I'm not like biased or anything.) Did you run out and order it like I did? OK, good. So while you're waiting for it to be released or (if you're reading this AFTER February 2021) … Continue reading The Jane Austen Experience

Looking back at 2020

So it's that time of year. The time when everyone tends to take stock of what they have accomplished in the past year. While many people make New Year's Resolutions, I have always avoided the practice. I tend to find that making those resolutions means I am setting myself up for failure. Instead, I like … Continue reading Looking back at 2020

An ode to… Kerri Maniscalco

So I’ll be the first to admit that I came to Kerri Maniscalco later than many, many others.  See, I have this prejudice against James Patterson (I mean - unputdownable IS NOT A WORD!!! AAAAH)  and his imprint publishes Maniscalco’s books (well, it did, but now she'll be published elsewhere).  I know I shouldn’t judge … Continue reading An ode to… Kerri Maniscalco

Looking forward to 2021

It’s that time of year again.  The time of year where I get reflective about the year’s past (although is anyone really looking back at 2020 with anything other than disappointment, anger, and contempt?) and I start getting hopeful and excited about the year to come.   Last year at this time, I hadn’t written much … Continue reading Looking forward to 2021

One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson

On this blog, I try to talk about the books that make me happy, or lacking that, books that give me a strong emotional response that I feel that I just have to talk about.  I avoid sad subjects or books that I hate in order to promote a positive outlook on the world.  If … Continue reading One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

I’m back (or at least, I hope I’m back.)  The start of this school year has been super stressful and the last thing I seem to want to do at the end of the day is write.  But, I miss it and so I hope that my inspiration and drive for updating more regularly has … Continue reading A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter

First - A huge thank you to everyone who entered the Giveaway! I will be reaching out to the winners sometime today to send off your books! And thank you for reading. From the bottom of my heart! Next up, new review.... Cupcakes and books?  These are a few of my favorite things.   When I … Continue reading What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter