And thus concludes my September

Hi there, We are basically still in the first week of October ;), so I am not super late on my September wrap-up. I had a nice September full of fall decorations, late summer weather but cool fall nights, soup, and some favorite movies. I read 5 books, which is a lot less than I… Continue reading And thus concludes my September

And thus concludes my August

Hi there, I had a pretty tumultuous ending to August and beginning of September, which is why I am late with my monthly wrap-up and also weren't able to complete my goals for #WITMonth. I had great momentum from the #reversereadathon but then lost steam because of, ... well, .... life. I had some family… Continue reading And thus concludes my August

ARC – Little Deadly Secrets by Pamela Crane

Thriller | 384 pages | 08.18.2020 | William Morrow Paperbacks 1 STAR Ugh, I can't even begin to say how many things were wrong with this book. First of all, it was a sad attempt int replicating the format that worked for Big Little Lies. The several POVs really added nothing to the story. Secondly,… Continue reading ARC – Little Deadly Secrets by Pamela Crane

Top Ten Tuesday – books I loved but never reviewed

It’s TTT time! As usual, if you’re curious about this, Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl hosts these weekly challenges (so, see her blog for more info).  Today’s TTT prompt is about books I loved but never reviewed. Oh boy, guess I'll have to peruse my top-of-all-time Goodreads shelf. On it are several books I read during my… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – books I loved but never reviewed

And thus concludes my July

Hi bookish friends, I had a fun bookish July. I read some really fantastic novels and purchased way too many new ones! I've also hit the 200 followers mark on my blog, had a Top Ten Tuesday post that garnered so much discussion and feedback that I am stoked to participate in TTTs again more… Continue reading And thus concludes my July

Top Ten Tuesday – my favorite seasonal book-movie-sustenance-pairings

It’s TTT time! As usual, if you’re curious about this, Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl hosts these weekly challenges (so, see her blog for more info). Today is a freebie (meaning we can pick our own topic) and I though it would be fun to talk about seasonal reads and their food/drink pairings as well as their… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – my favorite seasonal book-movie-sustenance-pairings

ARC Review – What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Chick Lit | 320 pages | 07.14.2020 | St. Martin's Press 2 STARS This is my third Katherine Center book. I discovered her when I was asked to review an ARC of Things You Save in a Fire. I fell in love with her take on romance novels and chick lit then which showed much… Continue reading ARC Review – What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Top Ten Tuesday – 10 favorite reads, mid-year recap

It's TTT time and I haven't participated in this blog tag in ages!!!!!  As usual, if you’re curious about this, Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl hosts these weekly challenges (so, see her blog for more info). Today's prompt is actually about books that make me smile but I got super inspired by Keri's post over on Are… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – 10 favorite reads, mid-year recap

ARC Review – A Happy Catastrophe by Maddie Dawson

Chick Lit | 381 pages | 05.26.2020 | Lake Union Publishing 3 STARS This is the story of what happens after the happily-ever-after. In Matchmaking for Beginners, Marnie inherits her matchmaking abilities from Blix and finds love herself with Patrick. So what happens next? Life that is, and the little things and stresses that go… Continue reading ARC Review – A Happy Catastrophe by Maddie Dawson

ARC Review – The Elephant’s Girl by Celesta Rimington

Middle Grade, Magical Realism | 336 pages | 05.19.2020 | Crown Books 4 STARS We meet 12 year-old Lex living at the zoo with her foster father Roger who found her in the elephant enclosure as a young child after a big tornado. Lex doesn't remember anything from before that tragic event. She is finally… Continue reading ARC Review – The Elephant’s Girl by Celesta Rimington