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Subscription Boxes

I finally got my first "subscription box" from LitJoy!!!!! I kept hearing about them and seeing people's "unboxing" videos made me green with envy.  I looked into Owlcrate but it was a bit pricey, I think 49.99/mo. Before shipping! So I decided to go with litjoy because it was a better price range. This is… Continue reading Subscription Boxes

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Review Preview 

Oldie but goodie 😊 I will be posting a few reviews over the weekend! I have been on a reading bender this month.  I have read 13 books already this month!!!! My goal was ten, so I'm pretty proud of myself. I am trying to finish number 14 today.  My current read is Lost Boy,… Continue reading Review Preview 

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The Wit and Wisdom of Leonard Peacock

This month my library book group selection was "Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock," by Matthew Quick. It was such a fun time. As you can see we are a diverse group and the opinions on the book and its subject matter covered a wide range. I loved it. Matthew Quick is an incredible author and has… Continue reading The Wit and Wisdom of Leonard Peacock

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100 Questions Challenge…

Would you answer these 100 questions? I did... Let your readers know a little more about you. Source: Tumblr  Unusual Asks • Spotify, SoundCloud, or Pandora? Pandora • is your room messy or clean? Clean-ish • what color are your eyes? Brown • do you like your name? why? No, It's too common • what… Continue reading 100 Questions Challenge…

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Some Universal Wisdom…

***All of the passages in this post are part of the book "Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions." Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Please do not be scared off by the word "feminist." Her wisdom and suggestions are universally applicable. Feel free to insert your preferred pronoun while reading, I'm sure she… Continue reading Some Universal Wisdom…

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Happy Star Wars Day 2017

There is no shame in my Star Wars game! I always keep my light saber handy when reading outside. 😋 Star Wars was my first fandom; I loved it even before fandom was a thing. 🤓🤓🤓🤓 I am a little sad because this is the first Star Wars day without the iconic Carrie Fisher, may… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day 2017

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Independent Bookstore Day

Sorry, I was a day late. This is The Concord Bookshop in Concord, Massachusetts. One of my favorite independent bookstores around. The staff are super friendly and extremely knowledgeable. They almost always have what I am looking for!  Although I do shop at B&N and online at Amazon, I know how important it is to… Continue reading Independent Bookstore Day

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MONTHLY WRAP-UP

April has come to an end. Time for my monthly wrap-up. This month I read six books. A Court of Thorns and Roses, by Sarah J Maas A Court of Mist and Fury, by Sarah J Mass When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi Strange The Dreamer, by Laini Taylor The Drowning King, by Emily… Continue reading MONTHLY WRAP-UP

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Othello retold

I just got access to this ARC from Penguins first to read program. This is a part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series in which bestselling authors interpret and retell Shakespearean classics. See more here... Hogarth Shakespeare series I love Tracy Chevalier. She is the author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Burning Bright, and most recently, At… Continue reading Othello retold

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Gray

  Today's word of the day is Gray. It has been rainy and gray outside all day today. Some would complain about it, especially since it was sunny and warm yesterday. But not this girl; this is perfect bookworm weather. There is nothing like staying home on a rainy day in comfy clothes and fuzzy socks-cozy beneath blankets-reading… Continue reading Gray