August Wrap Up

Hey everyone! I can't believe August is already over. I'm sad to see it go because it was a great month. I got a new job, spent quality time with family, Joe Biden shockingly forgave $10,000-20k of student debt, my blog turned 5, and I read the best book of 2022. It was hot as…

Review: Babel by R.F. Kuang

Title: Babel: Or The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' RevolutionAuthor: R.F. KuangPublished: August 23, 2022Genre: Literary, Historical FictionSource: Digital ARC from Publisher Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal.1828. Robin Swift, orphaned by cholera in Canton, is brought to London by the mysterious Professor Lovell. There, he trains for years in…

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Nature on The Cover

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday. Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic is Hilarious Book Titles. I wasn't feeling this so I opted to do a topic from last year: Books With Nature On The Cover. I've read all the books on this list. That Time I Got Drunk And Saved A Demon by Kimberly LemmingAmal Unbound by…

Review: In The Wild Light By Jeff Zentner

Title: In The Wild LightAuthor: Jeff ZentnerPublished: August 10, 2021Genre: ContemporarySource: Library Life in a small Appalachian town is not easy. Cash lost his mother to an opioid addiction and his Papaw is dying slowly from emphysema. Dodging drug dealers and watching out for his best friend, Delaney, is second nature. He’s been spending his…

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set In a Place I’d Love to Visit 

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week Jana assigns a topic and I make a list that fits the topic or some variation of it. Hey everyone! Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday. This week's topic is Books Set In a Place I’d Love to Visit (real places or…

I Watched A Lot of TV and Hardly Read Anything – July Wrap Up

Hey everyone! Welcome to another wrap up. July started kind of rocky, but turned into a solid month. I hung out with friends, got my hair done, watched a lot of tv, started blogging again, and I saved $3,010 towards my sabbatical. I discovered the TV Time app this month so I spent time tracking…

Review: Finding Me by Viola Davis

Title: Finding Me: A MemoirAuthor: Viola DavisPublished: April 26, 2022Genre: Non-Fiction In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever.This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York…

Mini Reviews #13: Recent 4 Star Reads

Hey friends! I haven't reviewed a book on here in over two years. The last review I posted was May 2020. Nowadays, my Goodreads reviews are really short and sometimes only 2-5 words ("i really liked this", "this was fun" or "this was okay"). I miss reviewing books. It's the reason I started this blog…

Books From Past TBRs I STILL Haven’t Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week Jana assigns a topic and I make a list that fits the topic or some variation of it. Happy Tuesday everyone! Today's TTT topic is Books From My Past Seasonal TBR Posts I STILL Haven't Read. I don't make TBRs because…

Top Ten Books I Wish I Could Read For The First Time Again

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week Jana assigns a topic and I make a list that fits the topic or some variation of it. Hi everyone! Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday post. This week's topic is a freebie so I've decided to take a trip down…