I just finished a book that came highly recommended, and now I completely see why. I am smitten. It is only 220 pages, and full of beautiful backgrounds, complex personalities, rich people, beautiful people, family drama, love, and coming of age. We Were Liars was recommended to me first by a ... Read More about Is it possible to have a crush on a book?!
Mary Poppins Well, this book definitely strayed from the familiar movie version I had in mind. I guess that shouldn't surprise me since I did see "Saving Mr. Banks" and have read about P.L. Travers' aversion to the actual film. But, that didn't keep it from being a fun read. Mary is definitely ... Read More about Books to Read to Your Monkeys – Pt. 2
SO, if you follow readers on any blogs, instagram feeds or Facebook groups, you know what TBR means. Essentially it's a booknerd's absurdly long, neverending list of books to read. And I'm serious, it never ends, it never gets shorter, and half the books are sitting on our shelves because in the ... Read More about August TBR Hopefuls!
A few years back, I decided that one way to encourage a love of reading in my kids as well as be able to read some childrens' books I'd always wanted to read but would never put away a grown up book to prioritize (the idea!) I would start reading to the kids each night. This became a favorite part ... Read More about Books to Read to Your Monkeys
HE SAID, SHE SAID and other thrillers to check out This one has been on my TBR list for a little while, and I finally got my hands on it. I had seen it on several readers' blogs and posts, and I like a good thriller now and then. But I feel like I have high expectations for thrillers... For me ... Read More about RECENTLY FINISHED