Saturday, December 31, 2016
I got sucked in for this read you guys! "Cover Me In Darkness" was a total back cover read. You know that feeling- you read the synopsis and then hook, line, and sinker - you have to read the book, like now. I saw the synopsis for this book - hmm, murder mystery meets cult escapee? - um yes, sign me up, please!
Monday, December 26, 2016
"The Bear Report" follows Sophie - who isn't excited to do a report on polar bears. After writing the "bear" minimum ( get it? get it? : ) Sophie goes to the living room to watch tv- where she is surprised to find Olaf, a real life polar bear waiting for her.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Flipping through channels or scrolling through Netflix, few things stop me faster than a documentary or news story about North Korea. I'm not sure when I first became so intrigued by North Korea, but this frightening, mysterious, and fascinating place captures both my attention and imagination. I was immediately intrigued after reading the description for "The Boy Who Escaped Paradise" by Chi J.M. Lee...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
I feel like "My Girl" has been on my Kindle FOREVER! And even though the book was only actually waiting in reading purgatory for about five months- that's a long time to wait in the Kindle TBR queue to me! So it is with a great sense of accomplishment that I now tell you I have read it, and have some thoughts!
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week there is a new theme, and this week the theme is new to me authors read for the first time in 2016. I cheated, slightly, a few of the authors below are actually debut authors, so they are new to everyone- yay!
Thursday, December 1, 2016
I laughed, I cried, I gasped - and I feel so incredibly happy and lucky that Gilmore Girls was rebooted this year for Netflix. If you haven't watched A Year in The Life yet or (gasp!) if you haven't watched Gilmore Girls yet, you should definitely give it a shot! My hangover from Gilmore Girls was only nursed because I knew the next week Lauren Graham's new book would arrive on my door step. It did- and I read it in a day! I absolutely *loved* "Talking as Fast as I Can". Here are my top five favorite moments from this hilarious, insightful, and tear jerking memoir of essays!