Well, of course there are always going to be some books that don't live up to the hype or to the expectations we have for them, but man I get so frustrated when that happens. I like to commit to a book and see it through. I used to feel the pressure to finish a book I wasn't enjoying... I decided at ... Read More about Unfortunate Events
I'm a sucker for a cute book cover. I'm also a sucker for Lois Lowry. Lowry is a brilliant storyteller and her characters are always so complex while being simple to read and understand. She's a heck of a communicator and uses the absolute right words to get you to see exactly what she wants ... Read More about Gossamer, a little review for a little book
Click on each image for more details (P.S. I do this with every book cover photo I post, in case you're in need of more than what I give ya - Goodreads is my go-to for recommendations and the ratings usually always hold up) Okay, my brother and my husband will give me grief if I don't admit to ... Read More about Currently Reading
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