Biography, Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: October 2022

Review of ‘I’m Glad My Mom Died’, by Jeanette McCurdy When I first heard of the title of this book, knowing nothing of Jeanette McCurdy, I wondered if it was a little clickbait-y, quite honestly. It absolutely is not.  I myself was quite happy when McCurdy’s mother passed.  And this, I think, sounds pretty bad,… Read More Book Review Round-Up: October 2022

Book Review, Fiction, Memoir, Non Fiction, Paranormal, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: July 2022

Review of ‘Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun’, by Tola Okogwu—Must Read This book is **everything**.  There is so much packed into a seemingly simple coming-of-age superhero story that I can’t even begin to explain what a powerful read it can be.  And I am beyond thrilled that it is only the first book… Read More Book Review Round-Up: July 2022

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Science Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: March 2022

Review of ‘The Last Mona Lisa’, by Jonathan Santlofer I don’t know much about art, but I do know that the Mona Lisa was stolen quite a number of times.  Author Jonathan Santlofer uses one of these episodes of thievery as a central plot point in this book.  In 1911, the Mona Lisa was not… Read More Book Review Round-Up: March 2022

Biography, Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: January 2022

Seeing how I am spending most of my reading time with books aimed at younger children, and that I didn’t want to add them to my reading challenge, I decided to lower my reading challenge for this year.  I also had in mind the reopening happening where I live, and my need, even as an… Read More Book Review Round-Up: January 2022

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: November 2021

November was quite the reading month; I made it to nine books, including my first audio book!   A huge thank you to Ian and Jen, my bookstagram friends who recommended I try out audio books.  Definitely going to keep at it, I’ve been bitten by the audio book bug!  I have been trying to choose… Read More Book Review Round-Up: November 2021

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: My Top 10 Reads of 2020

This past year was a great one in terms of reading for me.  I have been putting effort into reading not just for my own sake, but also to show the little one how much one can enjoy a book.  I also have been quite lucky in picking up many amazing titles.  I’m not quite… Read More Book Review Round-Up: My Top 10 Reads of 2020

Biography, Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: September 2020

Review of ‘Never Have I Ever’, by Mary Jayne Baker It’s hard to wrap one’s head around the idea of falling for one twin and then, the other.  But other than that, this book was a fun, easy, and funny read, featuring a cast of lovable characters and a well-paced plot.  While I liked the… Read More Book Review Round-Up: September 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review Round-Up: August 2020

Review of ‘I Killed Zoe Spanos’, by Kit Frick On the one hand, this book kept me reading way past my bedtime.  I just HAD to know who had killed Zoe Spanos, but also, how all the weird things that were happening were going to be explained.  There was so much happening and presented perfectly—the… Read More Book Review Round-Up: August 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Review of ‘Catch and Kill’, by Ronan Farrow (Must-Read) A must-read for anyone trying to learn more about the way The System works, trying to understand why so many women who are sexually assaulted or raped never report it, and how some people are able to cling to power despite being terrible people.  Ronan Farrow’s… Read More Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Book Review, Non Fiction, Parenting, Review

Book Review: ‘Notes To My Son’, by Eric Lynn

About the Author, Eric Lynn: Eric Lynn spends his professional life managing workforce solutions for small, mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies. With years of professional experience, Eric understands the value of preparation. Thus when his wife, Ashley, became pregnant, Eric sought a way to prepare for his new role as a father. Something shifted within… Read More Book Review: ‘Notes To My Son’, by Eric Lynn