I made you all exactly ONE Best of 2019 list. I carved out time in my life to share the titles with you that I've texted friends and family saying, "OMG, you have GOT to read this!" and the titles I've thrown on colleagues' desks with a note saying, "Trust me that you'll want to … Continue reading 2019 Nonfiction Reads That Changed Me
Just popping in to invite you all to join in on a Buddy Read of the nonfiction title The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson. Jamise (@spinesvines) and I are co-hosting a Goodreads group for this buddy read and are hoping for so many readers to join us! We … Continue reading Buddy Read for Black History Month
You all know I adore listening to audiobooks, and along with Sudio (#partner - thx to them for the amazing new Bluetooth ear buds shown throughout the post!), I’m now gifting to you my 20 favorite listens from the past year. I’m WAY pickier about audiobooks than I am paper or digital books, so if … Continue reading Favorite Audiobooks Listened to in 2018
Yay! My lilacs are in bloom! And we have more new releases to get excited about today! Covers and Goodreads links are below, and then a little round up of what I have been reading this week....... Thanks a million to the publishers for sending me these complimentary review copies! And here is the ACTUAL … Continue reading New Releases for May 22, 2018 and MORE!
YAY! It's MAY! And it's warm and the grass is growing and the birds are chirping and I'm just ecstatic about all of that! Oh, and these BOOKS! Three of them release today and The Seasonaires releases on May 2, 2018. More about these and my recent reads are below..... Thanks a million to the … Continue reading New Releases for May 1, 2018 and MORE!
I'm a day early with these this week since I have something else exciting planned for tomorrow ~ stay tuned! These books ALL release on Tuesday, April 10th (or were supposed to!) ~ another fabulous release week! Thanks a million to the publishers for the complimentary review copies! Here are covers and Goodreads links, followed … Continue reading New Releases for April 10, 2018 and More!
It's another whirlwind blog post week! Ready, set, GO! Here are all of the fabulous review copies I have from publishers for March 13 releases! I have read 3 of them and am excited to read the rest. Now for the 3 of the publisher-provided titles that I have already read and reviewed on Goodreads … Continue reading New Releases for March 13, 2018 and MORE!
Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed (Little Brown - July 25, 2017) Book Description Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the … Continue reading Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Pamela Dorman Books - May 2, 2017) Love, love, loved! Eleanor is one of the most unique and lovable characters I have read, while being simultaneously the saddest and most ravaged by life. I can't review this book very well without spoilers because all I want to … Continue reading Adult Review: Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman